#7 Nevada Holds Off B.Y.U. 86-70
Nevada (1-0) outscored BYU (0-1) 52-36 in the second half to down the Cougars 86-70 at Lawlor Events Center in the season opener for both schools.
Nevada Game Notes:
No. 7/9 Nevada (1-0) outscored BYU (0-1) 52-36 in the second half to down the Cougars 86-70 at Lawlor Events Center in the season opener for both schools. The game was tied at 34 at halftime.
The Wolf Pack hosts Pacific (1-0) on Friday night at 7 p.m. The Tigers won at SIU Edwardsville 74-65 tonight.
The 16th largest crowd in school history of 11,094 watch the Pack win the game.
Fourth-year head coach Eric Musselman improved to 22-0 in home nonconference games and 44-5 overall at LEC. His career mark at Nevada stands at 82-29.
Senior Jordan Caroline posted game highs with 25 points and 16 rebounds. The 16 rebounds tied his career high.
Caroline has 28 career double-doubles which is tied for sixth most at Nevada. The Pack 26-2 when he has a double-double.
Senior Caleb Martin scored all 21 of his points in the second half.
Caleb Martin and senior Cody Martin were both held scoreless in the first half for the first time at Nevada.
Cody Martin tied his career-high with 11 assists and added seven rebounds.
Playing in his first game at Nevada, after redshirting as a transfer from Portland, junior Jazz Johnson netted 12 points off the bench. He scored all 12 of his points in the second half.
Nevada started five seniors in Trey Porter, Tre’Shawn Thurman, Caroline and the Martin twins.
Thurman grabbed nine rebounds and scored five points.
Porter finished with nine points and seven rebounds.