Nevada 73, Eastern 70 - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather

Nevada 73, Eastern 70

(Photo: EWU Athletics) (Photo: EWU Athletics)

RENO, Nev. - Luke Babbitt scored 29 points and Brandon Fields hit a 3-pointer with 4.3 seconds left to lead Nevada over Eastern Washington 73-70 on Thursday night.

Fields finished with 17 points and Armon Johnson had 12 for the Wolf Pack (5-4).

Mark Dunn had 15 points, Kevin Winford scored 13 and Glen Dean had 13 points and 10 assists for the Eagles (4-6), who overcame an eight-point deficit with 6:21 left to tie it 70-70 with 1:22 left on a 25-foot 3-pointer by Benny Valentine.

The Wolf Pack called time out with 12 seconds left, and Johnson found Fields on the right baseline for an open 3-pointer for the winner.  Dean's 3-point attempt at the buzzer fell short.