Nevada's Deonte Burton has decided to return to school for his senior season.
The No. 12 New Mexico Lobos got 25 points from Tony Snell and a double-double from both Alex Kirk and Cameron Bairsttow, but used a key 19-1 run late to outdistance the host Nevada Wolf Pack in Reno, Nev. Wednesday night.
In a game much closer than the final score indicated, the Lobos withstand furious shooting by the Wolf Pack and improve to 6-1 in conference play.
The Air Force Falcons and Nevada Wolf Pack are not seriously considered as contenders for the Mountain West, but they both enter league play with solid records. Air Force is 8-4 and Nevada is 9-5,...