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NCAA Game Summary - Long Beach State at Nevada



(Saturday, December 28th)

Final Score: Long Beach State 80, Nevada 77 (OT)

Reno, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - Led by 26 points from Mike Caffey, the Long Beach State 49ers held off the Nevada Wolf Pack, 80-77 in overtime, in a non- conference bout at the Lawlor Events Center.

Caffey shot 9-of-21 from the field for LBSU (4-9) and added six rebounds, five assists and three steals. Tyler Lamb chipped in 17 points, while A.J. Spencer netted 10.

For Nevada (5-8), Jerry Evans, Jr. tallied a double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Deonte Burton stuffed the stat sheet with 19 points, seven boards and five assists, while Cole Huff and Michael Perez poured in 16 and 11 points, respectively.

Nevada shot 9-of-22 from the field and 11-of-14 from the free-throw line in the first half, as it carried a 32-31 lead into intermission. LBSU shot just 33.3 percent in the opening stanza but kept the game close by attempting 11 more shots than its opponent.

After the Wolf Pack's lead extended to eight early in the second half, the 49ers ran off a 15-2 run to take a five-point lead with 11:07 left in regulation. The teams traded a few more leads before Nevada held a three-point advantage in the waning seconds, but a Caffey 3-pointer with one second left tied the game at 68 and forced overtime.

In the extra session, LBSU grabbed a lead in the opening minute on a Spencer 3-pointer and held on from there. It shot 5-of-6 from the foul line in overtime to help seal its fate.

LBSU forced 18 Nevada turnovers, which turned into 20 points. The 49ers coughed up just nine miscues themselves.

12/29 01:15:40 ET

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