Story’s 20 lead Nevada to 64-59 win over Bradley
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) – Malik Story scored 20 points, including two free throws with 6 seconds left, and Nevada held on for a 64-59 victory Saturday over Bradley on the final day of the Chicago Invitational Challenge.
Story was 6 of 10 from the field, including 4 of 6 on 3-pointers. Olek Czyz added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Wolf Pack (4-3).
Taylor Brown had 18 points for the Braves (3-3), and Walt Lemon scored 14.
Nevada led by as many as 12 in the first half, but Bradley rallied and was within two, 59-57, with 1:17 left. Czyz hit a layup and a free throw in the final minute to push the Nevada lead back to five. After Brown made two free throws, Story’s two from the line provided the final margin.
This was only the second meeting between the schools. Bradley beat Nevada 95-59 during the 1960-61 season.