RENO — Jalen Harris had 24 points and nine rebounds as Nevada held off Texas-Arlington for an 80-73 win on Tuesday night in the first meeting between the schools.
Jazz Johnson had 16 points and Nisre Zousoua came off the bench to score a career-high 16. Harris was 11 of 14 at the free throw line.
The Wolf Pack (2-1) took a 38-35 lead into the break but quickly surrendered that when Jabari Narcis drained consecutive 3-pointers to go out front 41-40. Lindsey Drew answered with a driving layup to give Nevada a 44-43 lead at the 15:37 mark. K.J. Hymes followed with a dunk for a 46-43 advantage. The Wolf Pack led the rest of the way.
Radshad Davis had 14 points to go with nine rebounds to lead UTA (2-1). Sam Griffin had 13 points and David Azore added 12.
Nevada 72, Loyola Marymount 67
RENO — Lindsey Drew had 24 points as Nevada narrowly beat Loyola Marymount 72-67 on Saturday night.
Jazz Johnson added 20 points for the Wolf Pack (1-1). Johncarlos Reyes had 10 points and Robby Robinson added nine rebounds.
Eli Scott scored 18 points for the Lions (1-1). Ivan Alipiev added 13 points and nine rebounds.
Nevada takes on Texas-Arlington at home on Tuesday. Loyola Marymount takes on Colorado State at home next Saturday.