NCAA Game Summary - Air Force at Nevada
(Saturday, February 9)
Final Score: Nevada 74, Air Force 69
Reno, NV (Sports Network) - Deonte Burton scored 22 points and Kevin Panzer recorded a double-double as the Nevada Wolf Pack downed the Air Force Falcons, 74-69, in a Mountain West Conference affair at Lawlor Events Center.
Panzer had 10 points and 14 rebounds and Malik Story chipped in 16 points for Nevada (12-11, 3-6 MWC). The Wolf Pack ended a three-game losing streak with the win.
Mike Fitzgerald put in 17 points, Taylor Broekhuis added 13 and Michael Lyons tacked on 10 for Air Force (14-8, 5-4) which has lost three straight.
In the first half Air Force limited Nevada to 28.1 percent shooting to take a 27-26 lead into the locker room.
After halftime the Wolf Pack heated up to 60 percent shooting while hitting 15-of-20 from the free-throw line to rally for the win.
Nevada had a 40-26 edge in rebounds and outscored Air Force, 16-2, in second chance points.
02/09 21:33:16 ET