Iona 42 30 72
Nevada 40 40 80
Date of game: 12/22/2013

Recap: Nevada vs. Iona

Reno, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - Deonte Burton scored 20 points, leading four starters in double figures, as the Nevada Wolf Pack posted an 80-72 win over the Iona Gaels in non-conference action at the Lawlor Events Center

Burton, who shot just 1-of-5 behind the 3-point line on the afternoon, added six assists and four steals as Nevada (5-7) snapped a two-game slide. Jerry Evans Jr. accounted for 18 points and six rebounds, Michael Perez 14 points and four assists, while Cole Huff registered a double-double with 13 points and 10 boards for the hosts.

The Gaels (5-5), losers of three straight, were led by A.J. English with a game-high 22 points, shooting 6-of-12 beyond the arc, while Sean Armand and Tre Bowman tacked in 15 and 11 points, respectively.

Iona, which shot 7-of-17 on the perimeter in the first half and 48.4 percent from the floor overall in the frame, led by as many as eight points in the period before having to settle for a 42-40 advantage at the break.

After making good on a respectable 45.5 percent from the field through the first 20 minutes of action, Nevada turned it around with 57.1 percent accuracy in the second half in order to secure the win.

In a game that featured four ties and 16 lead changes, the Gaels hurt themselves with just 6-of-12 shooting at the free-throw line.

Game Notes

Oklahoma's Mixon reaches plea deal

Joe Mixon's brush with the law has come full circle, as the Oklahoma Sooners freshman has avoided trial after being charged with an "act resulting in gross injury" three months ago.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Newman a big surprise in the Chase

Ryan Newman is making a Cinderella run in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, hoping to become one of the four drivers contending for the title in the Nov. 16 season finale at Homestead.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.