“Once he got going it was hard to stop him,” said Nevada Head Coach David Carter when asked about Harris. Harris set a new career high with 40 points on 14 of 23 shooting. The rest of the Bulldogs offense finished 8 of 34 from the field.
The Wolf Pack didn’t score their first field goal of the game until
14:07 remaining in the first half. Coming off of an emotional win
against their in-state rival UNLV Rebels, Nevada struggled out of the
“As the captain and the point guard of this team I can’t let my guys
slip, myself included, we can’t come out with a slow start,” said
Junior guard Marqueze Coleman.
The Pack trailed by as many as eleven in the first half and with 19
first half points from Marvelle Harris, Fresno State led 36-28 at the
After falling behind 53-40 with 11:27 left, Coach Carter called a
timeout to try and regroup his Wolf Pack team. The team responded going
on a 16-to-5 run and tied it up at 56 with 3:55 left. Coming out of a
Fresno State timeout Emmanuel Owootoah knocked down an open
three-pointer to put the Bulldogs up 59-56 and the Wolf Pack never saw
a tie or lead after that.
“That was a big shot, I thought that was a turning point. We never
really got the momentum back after that,” said Coach Carter. “We wanted
someone else (other than Harris) to beat us and he stepped up. He made
a good shot and made a good play.”
The Wolf Pack didn’t help them selves from behind the arc today going
an abysmal 2 of 16 from the three-point line. The Bulldogs finished the
game shooting 47.1% from three and outscored the Wolf Pack by 18 from
“We feel like we let that one slip away, it was a tough loss but we got
to get ready for the next game.” A.J. West.
Robin Missa left the game in the first half with a left shoulder injury
and never returned. There was no update on his status post-game.
The Wolf Pack (6-9, 2-1) travel to Fort Collins, Colorado to take on
the Colorado State Rams (15-2, 2-2) at 6:00 pm Pacific time on
Wednesday January 14.
Fresno State 69, Nevada 66
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