Vaughn scores twice, Vandy upsets No. Riley Neal came off the bench and threw a yard touchdown to Cam Johnson with left, and Vanderbilt upset No. Ke'Shawn Vaughn ran for a touchdown and also took a screen 61 yards for another score as VanderbiltSoutheastern Conference snapped a three-game skid to Missouri after losing five of the previous seven in the series. It was a big win with Mason's job status in his sixth season questioned loudly after a blowout loss to UNLV a week ago. Feeling under the gun all week, Mason and his Commodores responded with the program's first win over a Top 25 team since beating No.
The Bulldogs won the first meeting at home on Dec. In back-to-back seasons Drake won in Reno on Dec. DU head coach Mark Phelps is in his fifth season leading the Bulldog men's basketball program and has career mark of Last season the Bulldogs went and tied for third in the Missouri Valley Conference with a record.
DU has a balanced scoring attack with six players averaging between nine and 18 points per game.
Senior forward Ben Simons tops the team averaging Another senior forward, Jordan Clarke, averages a double-double scoring Guard Richard Carter is scoring The Bulldogs are averaging From the field they shoot An outstanding three-point shooting team they are connecting on 44 percent of their attempts and holding opponents to On the glass they are being outrebounded The duo became the 23rd and 24th players in school history reach the 1, point plateau at Nevada.
Since reaching the 1, point mark, the backcourt duo have continued to climb the Nevada scoring chart. Burton's 1, career points ranks 19th with former teammate Dario Hunt at 18th with his 1, points. Story is tied for 20th with Matt Williams with 1, points. See page 7 for a list of Nevada's 1, point scorers.
Burton Mr. Clutch: Nevada fans have come to expect junior guard Deonte Burton to come through down the stretch as he did his sophomore year with a game-tying three-pointer to force overtime versus Washington. A game the Pack would win in overtime as he scored eight-of points in the extra period.
Another clutch three-pointer with 11 seconds on the clock at home against Utah State gave the Pack a victory last season. In the World Vision Classic with Nevada trailing CS Fullerton he drove the lane scored and converted the free throw after being fouled to put the Pack up with 14 seconds to play.
It was not all offensive as he blocked a potential game winning layup at the other end of the court then sealed the victory with two more free throws to give him the last five points in a game the Pack won He delivered the next night against Green Bay hitting a game-winning three-pointer from deep behind the arc with 2 seconds on the clock to give the Pack the victory over the Phoenix.
This coming after GB had just gone ahead on a three-pointer. His most recent game winner came on Wednesday night as he hit a jumper in the lane with 3 seconds on the clock to give Nevada an victory over UC Davis.
He finished with a game-high 26 points. Video link to Burton's shots vs. In the preseason MW media poll Nevada was picked to finish fifth. The Pack left the WAC in style winning its sixth regular season title in 12 years in the league. Nevada went in WAC play last season. Freshman forward Cole Huff tops the team in rebounding at 5.
He grabbed a game-high nine rebounds in his outing against CSF and three times has topped the Pack in rebounding. He is playing He reached double figures for the first time against Green Bay scoring 11 points in 13 minutes on the floor.
The , pound Fall is scoring 2. Against Southern Utah he scored in double figures for the first time finishing with 10 points and had five rebounds. They are responsible for Burton is averaging 19 points per game and Story is close behind at They rank fourth and sixth respectively in the MW in scoring.
Burton has scored in double figures in the last five games with three of those outings being game highs.
In the last two games he scored 28 at Marshall and 26 versus UC Davis. Story tops the team with four 20 plus point games on the season. In the last three outing he has scored 73 points an average of He had back-to-back 25 points games versus Southern Utah and at Marshall then followed that with 23 at home against UC Davis.
He has been on fire from behind the arc the last three games making 12 of his last 24 attempts. Leading the way off the bench is freshman forward Cole Huff whose 8. Jordan Burris 6. Huff has two double figure scoring games this season and the other three one each.
A year ago the Pack averaged Nevada's opponents this season are averaging A win on Friday would be the best seven game start for a Carter coached team. Carter is in his fourth season leading the program.
The 66 wins is one more than Jim Carey for the ninth most wins by a Pack head coach in school history. Carey went in his four seasons directing the Wolf Pack.
Trent Johnson is eighth with his mark. Carter was Johnson's assistant all five seasons that he led the Pack basketball program.
The Wolf Pack's first year of basketball was in when the team went under coach C. In years there has been 17 coaches that led the Wolf Pack basketball program and three coached just one season. Nevada's overall record stands at Story ranks in three career categories and his name appears on two single season lists.
Story's career three-pointers made is tied for third in school history with Jerry Hogan Next on the list is Terrance Green's made in games played. In 73 games Story has attempted shots from behind the arc which is fourth most at Nevada.