Sixth-ranked Nevada played what might be its only ranked opponent of the regular season. The Wolf Pack knew a win could help bolster their case come March.
Yet coach Eric Musselman couldn’t believe how his team responded to start the game.
“Coach mentioned at halftime, ‘You finally meet some talent and this is how you react?'” Caleb Martin said. “It kind of turned some guys up in the locker room.”
Martin scored 14 of his 17 points in