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Mountain West Championship - Quarterfinal
13-18, 6-12 Conf
69
Final
12T
NEV333669
BSU383371
71
25-7, 15-3 Conf

Akot scores 22 to carry Boise State past Nevada 71-69

LAS VEGAS -- — Emmanuel Akot had 22 points as Boise State edged past Nevada 71-69 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament on Thursday.

Marcus Shaver Jr. had 15 points and eight rebounds for Boise State (25-7). Abu Kigab added 11 points and six assists.

Shaver gave Boise State a 71-64 lead with 2:29 remaining.

Grant Sherfield had 25 points and six assists for the Wolf Pack (13-18). Desmond Cambridge Jr. added 16 points and six rebounds. Warren Washington had 13 points.

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