JOE SANTORO
For the Nevada Appeal

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December 16, 2012
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Pack holds off Dons, 59-51

RENO - The Nevada Wolf Pack basketball team learned a very valuable lesson Saturday afternoon.

"Our defense won this game," point guard Deonte Burton said after a 59-51 win over the San Francisco Dons at Lawlor Events Center. "The shots weren't falling so our defense picked us up."

The Wolf Pack missed 21 of its 23 3-point shots and connected on just 35 percent of its field goal tries overall. Fortunately for the Pack, though, San Francisco was just as cold from the field, missing 13 of its 15 3-pointers and hitting just 34 percent from the floor.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 16, 2012 01:39AM Published Dec 16, 2012 01:37AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.