Nevada outlasts Fresno State in 3 OTs 79-76
Saturday, February 25, 2012
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Olek Czyz scored 25 points and Dario Hunt added 20 points and 15 rebounds as Nevada outlasted Fresno State 78-76 in triple overtime Saturday night.
Czyz's putback with 55.3 seconds remaining in the third overtime and Deonte Burton's free throws with 21.4 seconds left helped Nevada (23-5, 11-1 Western Athletic) clinch a share of the conference regular-season title.
Kevin Foster scored a career-high 20 points for Fresno State (13-17, 3-9), and Jonathan Wills added 19 points and 10 rebounds.
The Bulldogs inbounded the ball with 1.5 seconds left but couldn't get off a shot before the final buzzer ended the 55-minute contest.
The game featured 19 ties and 32 lead changes.