Broncos Fall to Nevada for First WAC Loss

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Armon Johnson scored 25 points and Luke Babbitt added 18 points and 10 rebounds to help Nevada hold off Boise State 77-63 Thursday night.

The Wolf Pack (10-7, 3-1 Western Athletic Conference) used a 9-0 run in the final six minutes to break open the game.

Anthony Thomas hit a 3-pointer for Boise State (12-4, 3-1) to cut Nevada's lead to 59-54 with 6:23 to go. Lyndale Burleson answered with a 3-pointer for Nevada to start the Wolf Pack's run that extended the lead to 14 points.

La'Shard Anderson scored 14 points and Thomas added 13 to lead the Broncos, who had won six straight games.

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