Dec. 29, 2011
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Malik Story scored 19 points as Nevada held off Division II Cedarville (Ohio) for a 71-61 victory on Wednesday night.
Daniel Hickman led the Yellow Jackets (6-5) with 15 points.
The Wolf Pack didn't pull away from the Yellow Jackets until Burton had a dunk and layup for a 65-57 lead with 2:45 remaining. Jerry Evans, who scored eight points, had a three-point play for a 68-60 lead with 1:15 to go.
Nevada scored the final 11 points of the first half to take a 38-36 halftime lead. Story had 17 points in the first half thanks to five 3-pointers.