NCAA Men's Basketball

Nevada Wolf Pack (19-12)


Two nights, two upsets - Wyoming drops Nevada from MWC play

LAS VEGAS (AP) Freshman Kwane Marble II scored a career-high 24 points and 11th-seeded Wyoming stunned No. 3 Nevada 74-71 in a Mountain West Conference Tournament quarterfinal game Thursday night.

The Cowboys (9-23) face second seed Utah State Friday night. Wyoming beat sixth seed Colorado State 80-74 on Wednesday to become the first No. 11 seed in MWC history to win a conference tournament game. Wyoming closed the regular season having lost six of its last seven.

Nisre Zouzoua made a pair of foul shots with 9:58 left to give Nevada a 56-46 lead. The Cowboys then went on a 16-5 run and took the lead for good when Hunter Thompson buried a 3-pointer with 4:39 left to make it 62-61.

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Leaders
Points: J. Harris21.6
Rebounds: L. Drew6.6
Assists: L. Drew4.0
FG%: J. Harris44.6%
FT%: J. Harris82.3%
3P%: J. Johnson41.7%
Steals: L. Drew1.4
Blocks: K. Hymes1.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Creighton24-7
8 Kentucky25-6
9 Michigan State22-9
10 Duke25-6
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Villanova24-7
9 Creighton24-7
10 Duke25-6
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Mountain West Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
6 San Diego State 17-1 30-2
Utah State 12-6 26-8
Nevada 12-6 19-12
UNLV 12-6 17-15
Colorado State 11-7 20-12
Boise State 11-7 20-12
New Mexico 7-11 19-14
Fresno State 7-11 11-19
Air Force 5-13 12-20
San Jose State 3-15 7-24
Wyoming 2-16 9-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 77.1 (33)
Rebounds: 8.8 (267)
Assists: 14.9 (39)
FG%: 44.7% (124)
FT%: 75.3% (41)
3P%: 38.3% (11)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 72.4 (265)
Rebounds: 29.7 (4)
Assists: 12.4 (170)
FG%: 40.4% (52)
FT%: 71.7% (233)
3P%: 29.8% (27)