LOS ANGELES (AP) Sixth-ranked Nevada played what might be its only ranked opponent of the regular season. The Wolf Pack knew a win could help bolster their case come March.
Yet coach Eric Musselman couldn't believe how his team responded to start the game.
"Coach mentioned at halftime, `You finally meet some talent and this is how you react?'" Caleb Martin said. "It kind of turned some guys up in the locker room."