FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - Caleb Martin had 26 points, Lindsey Drew added 16 and eight rebounds and Nevada turned back Colorado State 76-67 on Saturday night to put the finishing touches on a rough day for the Rams.
Colorado State lost its sixth straight on a day that head coach Larry Eustachy was put on administrative leave over questions about his conduct.
Kendall Stephens added 15 points for the Wolf Pack (20-4, 9-1 Mountain West Conference), who struggled to find their shooting touch from the field, but connected on 26 of 32 free throws.
Che Bob and Anthony Bonner paced the Rams (10-15, 3-9) with 13 points each, while Deion James added 12 points and eight rebounds.
The Rams trailed just 37-35 at halftime and used two James' 3-pointers to grab a 41-40 lead early in the second half. But Stephens twice connected from beyond the arc and Martin added a layup to cap an 11-1 run for a 51-43 lead. Martin scored eight in the final 3:13 to seal it.
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