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Nevada Loses at Air Force 75-70

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Nevada Release

2/25/2015


Nevada is 8-19 overall and 4-11 in Mountain West play after falling 75-70 at Air Force (13-14, 6-10 MW) tonight.

The Wolf Pack hosts San Jose State University (2-25, 0-15 MW) on Saturday at 3 p.m.

Nevada's 70 points is the high since scoring 80 at home on Jan. 3 in an 80-62 victory over Air Force.

The 70 points is the first time Nevada has scored in the 70's this season.  The Pack scored 80 points in three consecutive games but had not scored any more the 69 in any other game until tonight.

Nevada missed 18 free throws and junior forward AJ West missed 10 of his 15 free throws.

Freshman Eric Cooper, Jr. tied his career-high with 20 points.

Cooper made four 3-pointer for the third time this season which is the high for a Pack player this season.

D.J. Fenner scored 18 points tonight and had 13 at Boise State marking his first back-to-back double figure scoring games in 11 contests.  Fenner made a career-high nine field goals and tied his career-high with 15 field goal attempts.

Tyron Criswell finished with 12 points tonight and along with West's 11 gave the Pack four players in double figures.

Criswell made a season-high three 3-pointers.

West recorded his 13th double-double finishing with 11 points and had a game-high 16 rebounds.

In 20 games this season West has posted a game-high in rebounds.

West grabbed seven offensive rebounds and in the process set the MW single season record with 105 in conference play.  Boise State's Ryan Watkins (2013-14) had 104 last season.

Nevada won the rebounding battle for the 17th time this season.

West blocked three shots and has a block in every game but one this season.  In 17 games he has blocked two or more shots.

Head coach David Carter is now 97-94 in his sixth season at Nevada and 17-32 in his third season of MW play.

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