Nevada beats Hawaii, 47-46
HONOLULU (AP)—Armon Johnson made a spinning 7-foot jumper with 7 seconds left to lift Nevada to a 47-46 win over Hawaii Saturday.
Hawaii took the lead with 9:04 to play on a pair of free throws by Hiram Thompson to make it 40-39.
The Warriors held a 46-39 lead with 2:45 left, but Nevada scored the next six points, capped by a 3-point play by Johnson with 1:10 left.
After a Hawaii miss, Johnson drove the lane and spun around a defender before hitting his game-winner. It was the sixth lead change of the game.
Johnson scored a game-high 25 points and whent 8-for-15 from the field. Luke Babbitt added 12 points and seven rebounds for the Wolf Pack (15-10, 8-4 WAC).
Bill Amis and Roderick Flemings led Hawaii (12-12, 4-8 WAC) with 10 points each.