Nevada upends No. 22 San Diego State 75-66
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jarod Lucas scored 26 points and Will Baker had 19 points and eight rebounds as Nevada beat No. 22 San Diego State 75-66 on Tuesday night.
Kenan Blackshear added 18 points and seven assists for the Wolf Pack (17-6, 7-3 Mountain West Conference), who won their second consecutive home game against a ranked opponent for the first time in program history. Nevada defeated then-No. 25 New Mexico 97-94 in double overtime last week.
Matt Bradley scored 16 points to lead the Aztecs (17-5, 8-2).
Neither team had more than a three-point lead from the 9:27 mark of the second half until Blackshear made a layup to give Nevada a 67-62 advantage with 1:57 to play.
The Wolf Pack went 6 for 6 from the free throw line in the final 69 seconds to seal it.
Nevada's victory snapped SDSU's nine-game winning streak in the series.
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Updated February 1, 2023