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Burton Leads Nevada Past Washington, 76-73


Deonte Burton scored a career-high 31 points in the Pack's 76-73 overtime win over Washington.

Deonte Burton scored a career-high 31 points in the Pack's 76-73 overtime win over Washington.

Dec. 2, 2011

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RENO, Nev. (AP) - Deonte Burton scored 31 points, including a game-tying 3-pointer late in regulation and eight of Nevada's 10 points in overtime, as the Wolf Pack defeated Washington 76-73 on Friday night.

Nevada (5-3) trailed 65-60 with 34 seconds remaining in regulation.

Malik Story, who finished with 13 points, hit a 3-pointer with 16.4 seconds left and, after a Washington free throw, Burton made his shot behind the arc with 4.3 seconds to go.

Terrance Ross, who led Washington (4-2) with 18 points, scored the first four points in overtime before Burton registered a three-point play and hit a 3-pointer to put the Wolf Pack ahead 72-70 with 1:39 left.

Nevada led 74-71 with 45 seconds left when Ross cut the lead to a point with a short jumper.

Burton fed Kevin Panzer for a baseline jumper with 18.9 seconds remaining to seal the win.

Olek Czyz had 10 points for Nevada.

Tony Wroten and C.J. Wilson had 14 each for the Huskies.

 

 

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