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A Story-book comeback for Pack

The Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho -Deonte Burton scored 20 points and Malik Story added 16 to lead Nevada to a 69-67 victory over Boise State on Saturday night.

Dario Hunt had 12 points and eight rebounds as Nevada (5-13, 2-3 Western Athletic) snapped a three-game losing streak.

Robert Arnold and La’Shard Anderson scored 18 points each for Boise State (11-7, 4-2).

Nevada trailed 56-52 with less than six minutes remaining before Story staged a personal 8-0 run, scoring on a layup and two high-arching 3-pointers from the left corner. The second gave the Wolf Pack a 60-56 advantage with 3:34 left.

Boise State trailed by 15 points in the first half before coming back. The Broncos finally caught the Wolf Pack at 43-43 on Anderson’s two free throws with 11:52 remaining.

NEVADA 69, BOISE ST. 67

NEVADA (5-13)

Czyz 3-4 3-5 11, Hunt 5-7 2-3 12, Finn 0-1 0-0 0, Burton 5-9 8-11 20, Story 6-18 0-0 16, Nyeko 0-2 0-0 0, Evans 0-0 0-0 0, Elliott 1-1 2-3 4, Burris 0-0 0-0 0, Conner 1-4 0-0 2, Panzer 1-3 1-2 4. Totals 22-49 16-24 69.

BOISE ST. (11-7)

Arnold 7-17 1-3 18, Montreal 3-9 6-8 12, Watkins 2-6 2-3 6, Noonan 2-4 2-2 7, Anderson 4-7 8-9 18, Nichols 0-2 0-0 0, Elorriaga 0-0 0-0 0, Bropleh 0-2 0-0 0, Perryman 1-5 4-6 6. Totals 19-52 23-31 67.

Halftime-Nevada 33-28. 3-Point Goals-Nevada 9-28 (Story 4-13, Czyz 2-3, Burton 2-5, Panzer 1-3, Nyeko 0-1, Conner 0-3), Boise St. 6-19 (Arnold 3-9, Anderson 2-3, Noonan 1-2, Montreal 0-1, Bropleh 0-2, Perryman 0-2). Fouled Out-Arnold, Hunt. Rebounds-Nevada 36 (Hunt 8), Boise St. 29 (Arnold, Montreal, Noonan, Watkins 4). Assists-Nevada 12 (Burton 3), Boise St. 11 (Anderson 5). Total Fouls-Nevada 25, Boise St. 21. A-6,473.


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