Fields scores career-best 17 to lead Nevada over San Diego 76-62

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RENO, Nev. (AP)—Brandon Fields scored a career-best 17 points to lead Nevada over San Diego 76-62 on Wednesday night.

JaVale McGee added 13 points, Matt LaGrone 12 and Marcelus Kemp 11 for the Wolf Pack (4-4).

Gyno Pomare had 22 points and Brandon Johnson 18 points for San Diego (5-7), which cut a 16-point halftime deficit to 8 at 51-43 with 12:57 left in the game.

But an alley-oop dunk by Fields sparked a 10-4 Nevada run that extended the lead to 61-47 with 8:22 left.

San Diego could get no closer than 10 points the rest of the way.

The Wolf Pack outscored the Toreros 15-4 over the final seven minutes of the first half after San Diego had cut the lead to five at 27-22. Kemp hit a pair of 3-pointers and McGee a pair of baskets during the run.

The Wolf Pack hit 57.1 percent of its shots on 16-for-28 shooting in the first half as it built a 42-26 halftime lead.

Nevada finished at 49.1 percent shooting for the game and held San Diego to 31.7 percent.

McGee had eight rebounds as the Wolf Pack outrebounded the Toreros 41-37.

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