Nevada rolls past Idaho 73-55

The Associated Press

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Deonte Burton scored 26 points and went 4 for 5 from behind 3-point line as Nevada beat Idaho 73-55 on Thursday night in the WAC opener for both teams.

Malik Story scored 17 points, making five 3-pointers in seven tries as the Wolf Pack (11-3) won its eighth in a row. Nevada was 9 for 16 from behind the arc

Stephen Madison had 13 points, including three 3-pointers, and six rebounds for Idaho (7-8), which has lost four straight. Madison made a 3-pointer for Idaho's first basket and its only lead. Nevada led 42-25 at halftime.

Nevada ended the night with 12 steals and forced 15 Idaho turnovers. Idaho shot only 50 percent from the free-throw line.

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