LAS VEGAS — Utah State's season came to an end at the hands of the Nevada Wolf Pack 83-69 Thursday afternoon the Thomas and Mack in Las Vegas.
Nevada rolled to an early 9-0 lead, holding Utah State scoreless for the first three minutes and never looked back in a wire-to-wire victory.
The Wolf Pack will advance to play the winner of Fresno State versus New Mexico.
• Nevada doubled Utah State's output in the paint, outscoring Aggies 36-18 down low.
• The Wolf Pack nearly shot 50 percent for the game, going 30-for-61 for 49.2 percent.
• Nevada managed only two points on the fast break. Utah State scored nine on the break.
Records: Utah State (14-17, 7-11), Nevada (26-6, 14-4)
Utah State:Jalen Moore led all scorers with 27 points.
Nevada:Jordan Caroline led the Wolf Pack with 22 points.
Nevada: vs. Winner of Fresno State vs. New Mexico, Friday, 7 p.m.