Nevada rallies from 25 down, beats Lobos with 3-point blitz


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Published 2:12 a.m. ET Jan. 8, 2017 | Updated 1 hour ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jordan Caroline hit the game-winning 3 with two seconds left in overtime and Nevada rallied with nine 3-pointers in the closing minutes of regulation for a remarkable 105-104 victory over New Mexico on Saturday night.

The Wolf Pack (14-3, 3-1 Mountain West) stormed back from 25 points in the second half and from five points in overtime, with Caroline finishing with a career-high 45 points, 13 rebounds, nine assists and five blocks. It was the most points scored by an opponent in the Pit’s 50-plus years.

“You never know what can happen,” Caroline said. “Keep playing. Keep scrapping. Keep fighting. And I felt like we showed great resilience as a team and perseverance and toughness.”

Marcus Marshall added 26 points, with 12 of those coming on four 3-pointers in the final…

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