Nevada is 9-21 overall and 5-13 in Mountain West play after falling 67-43 at conference co-champion San Diego State (24-7, 14-4) tonight.
Nevada is the 10th seed in next week's MW Championship and plays #7 UNLV (17-14, 8-10 MW) on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in Las Vegas.
The two teams split the two games this season with each winning on the road. Wednesday's game will determine three points that are awarded in the Governor's Series between the two intrastate rivals.
SDSU won both meetings this season and leads the series 10-3. The Aztecs have won the last six five games.
Junior guard Marqueze Coleman was the only Nevada player to score in double figures finishing with 10 off the bench. Coleman had 12 off the bench on Wednesday versus Colorado State.
Coleman has scored in double figures 15 times on the season which ranks second on the team.
Junior AJ West and freshman Robin Missa tied for game-high honors with 10 rebounds. It was West's 15th double figure rebound game of the season and the first for Missa who posted a career high tonight.
West has now posted a game-high in rebounds in 21 games this season.
West blocked four shots. He has a block in all but two games this season and two or more in 18 games.
West moved past JaVale McGee into fifth with his 123 career blocks. McGee had 122 in his two seasons at Nevada.
Nevada won the rebounding battle for the 20th time this season.
Head coach David Carter is now 98-96 in his sixth season at Nevada and 18-34 in his third season of MW play.