RENO, Nev. (AP)—Nick Fazekas scored 19 points to become the first player in Nevada history to top 2,000 career points and the 25th-ranked Wolf Pack beat St. Mary’s 76-58 Tuesday night.
Marcelus Kemp went 4-for-4 from 3-point range and finished with 20 points for Nevada (8-1), which outscored St. Mary’s 13-1 in the first 4 minutes of the second half to bounce back from a home loss to UNLV on Saturday.
Diamon Simpson had 18 points and Brett Collins 16 points and nine rebounds for the Gaels (6-5).
Fazekas, a 6-foot-11 senior who entered leading the NCAA in rebounding with 14.1 per game, became the 12th player in the Western Athletic Conference to score 2,000 career points and just the fifth to top 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds.
Fazekas now has 2,005 points. He also had five rebounds Tuesday night to move into second on Nevada’s career rebounding list with 1,018 rebounds, passing Edgar Jones, who had 1,016 from 1975-79.