Czyz leads Nevada over Cal State Bakersfield 61-47
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Olek Czyz scored 16 points to lead Nevada to a 61-47 victory against Cal State Bakersfield on Tuesday night.
Jordan Burris had 11 points and Dario Hunt 10 points and 13 rebounds for the Wolf Pack (22-4), who rallied from six points down in the second half.
Stephon Carter had 12 points and Zach Lamb 11 for the Roadrunners (13-14), who led 39-33 with 12:08 remaining.
Nevada responded with a 13-2 run to take a 46-41 lead with 6:24 left. After Lamb hit a basket to pull Bakersfield within three, the Wolf Pack stretched the lead to 53-45 as Czyz hit two jumpers and a free throw and Malik Story added a dunk.
The Wolf Pack closed the game on an 8-0 run.
Nevada hit 18 of 45 shots (40 percent) from the field, but was only 2 of 12 (16.7 percent) from 3-point range.
Bakersfield hit 15 of 50 shots (30 percent) from the field.