Tigers Fall at Nevada
The Tiger men's basketball team dropped a 78-54 decision at Nevada on Thursday, Nov. 17. Pacific's record dropped to 1-1, while Nevada improved to 1-2.
After Nevada opened up 60-24 lead with 16:04 left, the Tigers went on a 20-4 run over the next nine minutes to make it 64-44 with 7:14 to play. Sophomore Trevin Harris and De Souza each had five points in the run. The Wolfpack pushed the lead back to 28 (78-50) before the Tigers scored the final four points of the game.
Nevada shot a blistering 58.3% (28-48) from the field and hit 10 of 22 three-point attempts. Pacific shot just 31.3% (21-67) from the field. The Tigers scored 23 points off of turnovers, forcing 25 turnovers.
McCloud led the Tigers with 11 points, while De Souza added 10 points. Kelley had six rebounds to lead Pacific. Nevada's Malik Story led the team with 18 points.
The Tigers are next in action at home on Monday, Nov. 21 against Cal State Dominguez Hills. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.