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Fazekas leads Nevada past Louisiana-Lafayette

Nov 30, 2006 - 3:24 AM LAFAYETTE, Louisiana (Ticker) -- Nick Fazekas scored 21 points and Marcelus Kemp added 19 as 20th-ranked Nevada used a decisive run in the second half to post an 86-74 victory over Louisiana Lafayette in non-conference matchup.

Ramon Sessions had 10 points and seven assists and Kyle Shiloh finished with 10 points for the Wolf Pack (6-0), who won their eighth straight regular-season road game.

Nevada owned a 44-38 halftime lead before watching that margin get erased as Louisiana-Lafayette (1-5) drew even at 46-46 with 16:51 left.

The contest remained close over the next four minutes until the Wolf Pack used an 11-2 surge for a 66-56 cushion with nine minutes to go, pulling away for good.

Fazekas made 8-of-12 shots, all five free throws and grabbed six rebounds and Kemp went 8-of-16 from the floor for the Wolf Pack, who shot 57 percent (13-of-23) after halftime.

David Dees scored 26 points and Ross Mouton had 25, including four 3-pointers, for the Ragin' Cajuns, who shot 47 percent (28-of-60) overall.

Nevada took a 3-2 edge in the all-time series.

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