December 22, 2014
Marcellus Kemp scored 32 points and Brandon
Fields added 21 as the Nevada Wolf Pack defeated the Idaho Vandals
85-72 on Saturday night.
Jordan Brooks led Idaho (6-18, 3-10 Western Athletic Conference)
with 14 points.
After a close first half, Nevada (17-9, 9-4) pulled away thanks
to a substantial advantage from the free-throw line. The Wolf Pack
went 32-for-35 from the stripe, while the Vandals were 8-for-16.
Despite Nevada's poor 11-for-27 shooting from the floor during
the first half, Kemp kept the Wolf Pack ahead 35-33 at halftime,
scoring 16 points on 5-for-9 shooting.
JaVale McGee, a 7-foot Nevada sophomore, added 10 first-half
points on 4-of-6 shooting. He finished with 20 points.