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February 1, 2023 (Reno) - Jarod Lucas scored 26 points and Will Baker had 19 points and eight rebounds as Nevada beat No. 22 San Diego State 75-66 on Tuesday night.

Kenan Blackshear added 18 points and seven assists for the Wolf Pack (17-6, 7-3 MW), who won their second consecutive home game against a ranked opponent for the first time in program history. Nevada defeated then-No. 25 New Mexico 97-94 in double overtime last week.

Matt Bradley scored 16 points to lead the Aztecs (17-5, 8-2 MW).
Neither team had more than a three-point lead from the 9:27 mark of the second half until Blackshear made a layup to give Nevada a 67-62 advantage with 1:57 to play.
The Wolf Pack went 6 for 6 from the free throw line in the final 69 seconds to seal it.
Nevada's victory snapped SDSU's nine-game winning streak in the series.
Baker scored five points as Nevada opened the second half with a 14-5 spurt to take a 42-35 lead. But then Lamont Butler drained a 3-pointer and Aguek Arop made a layup as SDSU quickly answered and tied it at 42 with 12:52 to play.
SDSU's Darrion Trammell was assessed a technical foul in the opening minutes when Lucas was knocked down after a whistle in front of the Nevada bench. Some jawing ensued and San Diego State coaches had to restrain some Aztecs players from leaving their bench.
Lucas and Bradley each had 11 points at the 7:23 mark of the first half, more than half their team's total in a 20-20 game.
Lucas, a senior who transferred from Oregon State following the 2021-22 season, scored seven points during a 10-1 Nevada run that erased the Aztecs' 11-4 lead. But neither team had more than a four-point edge the rest of the half and SDSU took a 30-28 advantage into the break.
Up Next: The Aztecs return home to Steve Fisher Court at Viejas Arena on Friday night to host Boise State. Tip off is at 6 p.m. 

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