RENO, Nev. — D.J. Fenner scored 26 points, and Nevada beat Morehead State 77-68 on Wednesday night to stay alive in the College Basketball Invitational finals.
Freshman Cameron Oliver had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Wolf Pack (23-14), who lost 86-83 to the Eagles in the opener on Monday night. The deciding Game 3 is Friday night in Reno.
Morehead State closed to 66-62 with 2:08 left before Tyron Criswell grabbed an offensive rebound for Nevada and found Fenner for a 3-pointer.
Brent Arrington scored 16 points for Morehead State (23-13), which shot 37.7 percent from the field. DeJuan Marrero had 13 points and 12 rebounds.