Nevada 85, Utah State 80

Key stretch: The Wolf Pack, when trailing by a point, ended the half on an 11-2 run to take the lead for good.

Key stat: Nevada had 24 assists, eight blocks, six steals and just four turnovers.

Top performance: Nevada's Marcelus Kemp poured in a career-high 35, while Utah State's Jaycee Carroll scored 29.

Overall record: 18-7

Conference record: 8-2

Up next: at Hawaii, Saturday, 10 p.m.