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Nevada Basketball: Wolf Pack cruises to an easy victory over the Falcons

The Nevada Wolf Pack had no trouble with the Falcons as they easily defeated Air Force 72-52.

Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports

Seven Nevada Wolf Pack players scored at least one field goal and three Wolf Pack players scored in double figures as the Wolf Pack dominated the Air Force Falcons 72-52 to complete the season sweep of the Falcons. The win improves Nevada's record to 14-9 and 6-5 in the Mountain West Conference while the Falcons drop to 12-13 and 3-9 in conference play.

The Wolf Pack played a great game on both the offense and defensive ends of the court as they displayed their up-tempo style and balance scoring attack while also playing a stifling defense that held the Falcons to only 33 percent shooting from the field. The 52 points the Wolf Pack gave up tonight was the fewest points Nevada has given up this season. It was a much needed win for the team after a tough road loss on Saturday against Colorado State and this performance helped Nevada shake off that defeat and get back on the winning track.

For Nevada, DJ Fenner led the team with 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds while Eric Cooper Jr., and Elijah Foster both scored 11 points each. Cameron Oliver scored nine points but grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked two shots. Pervis Louder was the Falcons leading scorer with eight points while Hayden Graham was second on the team with seven points.

The Wolf Pack return to action at the Lawlor Events Center on Saturday afternoon as they face the Fresno State Bulldogs a very important conference clash that could determine seeding in the conference tournament.