Nevada edges San Jose State 61-55
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Marqueze Coleman scored 15 points including a pair of go-ahead free throws with 41 seconds left as Nevada edged San Jose State 61-55 on Wednesday night.
D.J. Fenner added 16 points and Tyron Criswell had 12 points and six boards for the Wolf Pack (16-9, 8-5 Mountain West Conference), who had 11 steals contributing to 21 San Jose State turnovers.
San Jose State led 31-22 at the break but made only one bucket during the first eight minutes of the second half, as Criswell scored six points and Cameron Oliver sank a 3-pointer to help the Wolf Pack climb to a 37-35 lead. Later, Coleman sank two free throws to break a 55-55 tie and put Nevada on top for good.
Frank Rogers and Ryan Welage scored 14 points apiece for the Spartans (8-18, 3-11), who have lost three straight.