Deonte Burton scored 13 points tonight.
Feb. 27, 2013
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Anthony Drmic scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half, leading Boise State to a 73-47 victory over Nevada on Wednesday night.
Ryan Watkins added 14 points and eight rebounds as the Broncos (19-8, 7-6 Mountain West) recorded their third straight victory.
Deonte Burton had 13 points for Nevada, which had more turnovers (17) than field goals (10) while shooting 26 percent from the field. The Wolf Pack (12-15, 3-10) have dropped four straight games and seven of their last eight.
During one second-half stretch of nearly 11 minutes, Drmic scored 17 of Boise State's 22 points as the Broncos' lead reached 22 points. The largest lead was 71-42 on a 3-pointer by Igor Hadziomerovic with 1:53 remaining.
The Broncos ran off 14 consecutive points to take an early 16-3 lead, and were ahead 35-20 at halftime.
Boise State had a 37-21 rebounding advantage.
University of Nevada Men's Basketball
Nevada is 12-15, 3-10 in the Mountain West after falling 73-47 at Boise State (19-8, 7-6 MW) tonight.
Nevada and BSU split the two MW games this season. The Wolf Pack won the first meeting 75-59 in Reno earlier this season.
Deonte Burton led the Pack in scoring with 13 points. Burton has led the Pack in rebounding a season-high 16 times and 40 times in his career. It was his team best 23rd double figure scoring game of the year.
Burton has scored in double figures a career-high 14 games in a row. He has scored in double figures in all 13 MW games.
Nevada shot a season-high 88.5 percent from the free throw line making 23-of-26 from the line.
The 10 field goals made, 38 field goals attempted, 21 rebounds, four assists and 26.3 percent from the field were all season lows.
The 47 points is the second lowest scoring game of the season behind the 43 at Oregon on Dec. 31, 2012.
The Pack has lost a season-high four in a row.
Nine of the 10 Nevada players scored in the game.
Burton and Story have started all 94 games of their careers in the Pack backcourt.
Fourth-year head coach David Carter is 74-54 at Nevada.
Nevada hosts intrastate rival UNLV (21-7, 8-5 MW) on Saturday at 1:05 p.m. The game will air nationally on the NBC Sports Network.