Sat. Dec 10th, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Tech males’s basketball staff did not hold tempo with the Nevada Wolf Pack and suffered a season-opening loss on the street.

The Wolf Pack hosted the Trailblazers at Lawlor Occasions Heart in Reno, Nevada.

Utah Tech fell to Nevada, 84-71.

Closing in Reno.
C. Gooden – 16 pts
N. Gonsalves – 13 pts/8 rbs (career-highs)
I. Pope – 10 pts
UT (0-1) opens its 2022-23 residence slate vs. @CSUNMBB on Saturday evening contained in the Burns Enviornment.#UtahTechBlazers | #WAChoops | #WACmbb pic.twitter.com/sENLdlX9TL

— Utah Tech Males’s Basketball (@UtahTechMBB) November 8, 2022

After a back-and-forth recreation all through the primary 20 minutes of motion, the Wolf Pack pulled away from the Blazers in the course of the second half.

Utah Tech hung with Nevada within the first half and owned a six-point lead earlier than going into the locker room at halftime down 5 factors, 44-39. Over the ultimate 20 minutes of recreation time, the Wolf Pack outscored the Blazers by eight factors. Nevada’s largest lead was 20 factors earlier than successful by 13. Utah Tech by no means led within the second half.

The Trailblazers ended the evening capturing 37.9 % from the sector, together with 36.4 % from past the arc. Nevada shot 50 % total and 30 % from three.

Halftime in Reno.
C. Gooden – 10 pts/2 stls
F. Staine – 9 pts/2-5 3FG
UT – 35.5 FG% (11-32); 50.0 3FG% (5-10); 84.6 FT% (11-13)#UtahTechBlazers | #WAChoops | #WACmbb pic.twitter.com/pDKc7nWW1b

— Utah Tech Males’s Basketball (@UtahTechMBB) November 8, 2022

Nevada’s dimension confirmed on the hardwood because the Wolf Pack recorded 9 blocks in comparison with zero by the Blazers.

Utah Tech had solely 12 assists to Nevada’s 21 and 7 steals to 10 by the Wolf Pack.

Utah Tech had three gamers rating in double figures. Cameron Gooden led the Trailblazers with 16 factors on 5-15 capturing. Gooden added one rebounds, one assists, and two steals in 29 minutes. He additionally had seven turnovers within the loss.

Noa Gonsalves added 13 factors on 5-7 subject objectives. Isaiah Pope poured in 10 factors off the bench.

Right here is your beginning 5 for tonight’s 2022-23 season opener at @NevadaHoops!#UtahTechBlazers | #WAChoops | #WACmbb pic.twitter.com/4TB6BiOlLU

— Utah Tech Males’s Basketball (@UtahTechMBB) November 8, 2022

Nevada had 4 gamers rating in double-digits. Jarod Lucas led the Wolf Pack with 17 factors.

With the loss, the Trailblazers opened the season with an 0-1 report.

Utah Tech subsequent recreation is the Blazers’ residence opener. Utah Tech will host the Cal State Northridge Matadors on Saturday, November 12 at 7 p.m. (MDT). The sport will likely be streamed on ESPN+.

ESPN Analytics at present offers Utah Tech a 57.8 % probability at choosing up its first win in opposition to Cal State Northridge.

Observe @kyleireland

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