GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Hudson sent one text seconds after Florida's NCAA Tournament pairing was announced.
The senior messaged the eyes emoji to close friends, former Amateur...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada got an early scare in the Mountain West Conference quarterfinals.
After trailing Boise State by 15 points in the first half, the Wolf Pack slowly responded. And not...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada forwards Jordan Caroline and Caleb Martin are first-team selections on the all-Mountain West Conference squad and Jazz Johnson was named the league's Sixth Man of the Year...
San Diego St. faces tough test vs No. 17 Nevada
San Diego State (19-11, 11-6) vs. No. 17 Nevada (27-3, 14-3)
Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 17 Nevada presents a tough challenge for San...
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — A bounce-back performance by Nevada was set to the swishing sound of Jazz.
No. 12 Nevada beats in-state rival UNLV 89-73
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The big three for No. 12 Nevada showed up in a big way Wednesday night.
Caleb Martin scored 24 points, Cody Martin had a season-high 23 and the Wolf Pack cruised to an...
Caleb Martin scores 26 as No. 8 Nevada beats UNLV 87-70
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada has dropped one game all season, and it didn't take that setback too well.
Since losing at New Mexico on Jan. 5, the eighth-ranked Wolf Pack have won six straight — five by double digits — after Caleb Martin had 26 points and six rebounds Tuesday night in an 87-70 victory over UNLV.
Nevada (20-1, 7-1 Mountain West) has outscored opponents by an average of 20.3 points during the streak.
No. 7 Nevada romps to 100-60 win over Colorado State
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada coach Eric Musselman threatened to turn off the 3-point green light after a lackluster shooting performance Saturday by the seventh-ranked Wolf Pack against Air Force.
Musselman sang a different tune following his team's 100-60 win Wednesday night over Colorado State.
"I kind of wanted to get under their skin a little bit," Musselman said. "They were having a good time tonight when they started knocking them down. They were pointing at me and laughing."
Martin’s 3 lifts No. 10 Nevada over Boise State 72-71
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Nevada's Cody Martin hadn't hit a 3-pointer in a month, but that didn't stop him from taking a huge shot when his team needed it.
Martin, last season's Mountain West defensive player of the year, hit a contested 3-pointer with 4.5 seconds remaining to lift No. 10 Nevada over Boise State 72-71 on Tuesday night.
No. 6 Nevada romps past Utah State 72-49 to remain unbeaten
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The last time Nevada won its first 14 games in a season, the Wolf Pack played in the Far Western Conference and Harry S. Truman was president.
Jordan Caroline scored 15 points and No. 6 Nevada matched a school record set in 1951-52 by beating Utah State 72-49 on Wednesday night.
Martin twins lead No. 5 Nevada over Loyola-Chicago 79-65
CHICAGO (AP) — The maroon and gold Final Four banner hanging from the rafters gave Nevada just a little extra motivation. Not that the Wolf Pack really needed it.
Caleb Martin had 21 points, twin brother Cody Martin scored 20 and No. 5 Nevada beat Loyola-Chicago 79-65 on Tuesday night in a rematch of their NCAA Tournament game.
No. 6 Nevada routs UMass at Vegas Invitational
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It appears the Wolf Pack has found their offensive rhythm.
Caleb Martin scored 29 points, Tre'Shawn Thurman added 22 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Nevada beat Massachusetts 110-87 in the Las Vegas Invitational's second championship game on Friday at the Orleans Arena.
Martin, who was named the tournament MVP, finished 9 of 15 from the field and 6 of 10 from 3-point range.
No. 6 Nevada dominates Little Rock, 87-59
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Eric Musselman says point guard Cody Martin has full control of No. 6 Nevada.
Martin finished with 14 points and 10 assists as Nevada defeated Little Rock 87-59 on Friday night.
Martin has plenty of options when he is looking to distribute the ball and it showed against Little Rock (2-1).
"He's a next level point guard," Musselman said. "He's got a great basketball IQ. He's letting the game come to him. He's not forcing shots. He's not taking bad shots."
Martin scores 22 points, No. 7 Nevada beats Pacific 83-61
RENO, Nevada (AP) — Nevada coach Eric Musselman wanted to send a message about his team's 3-point shooting, especially against the zone defense.
"I think everybody is playing zone (when they play us)," Musselman said Friday night. "That's fine. I think our school record is 17 3s. I didn't know it until I grabbed the stat sheet. I would have told them to launch a few more with five minutes to go because we're two short from the record."
Nevada preview capsule
Last season: 29-8, reached second Sweet 16 in school history.
Nickname: Wolf Pack.
Coach: Eric Musselman.
Conference: Mountain West.
Who's gone: G Kendall Stephens, G Hallice Cooke, G Darien Williams.
Nevada’s Martin 1 of 20 on US watch list for top point guard
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada senior Cody Martin is one of 20 players to be named to a watch list for the 2019 Bob Cousy Award presented annually to the best point guard in the nation among the NCAA's largest schools.
The 6-foot-7 guard averaged 14 points, 4.7 assists, 1.7 steals, and 1.5 blocked shots while shooting 51.6 percent from the field for the Wolf Pack during last year's 29-8 run to the Sweet Sixteen. He started the last 10 games of the season at point guard.
Seventh-seeded Nevada pulled off an incredible comeback to advance to the regional semifinals in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Cody Martin scored 25 points and the Wolf Pack erased a 22-point deficit in the final eleven minutes of a 75-73 stunner against second seeded Cincinnati. Texas A&M, Syracuse, Clemson and Purdue also advanced to the Sweet 16 yesterday, as did Kansas State, Florida State and West Virginia.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No. 7 seed Nevada (27-7) vs. No. 10 seed Texas (19-14)
South Region; Nashville, Tennessee, Friday, 4:30 p.m.
BOTTOM LINE: Nevada is seeking its first NCAA Tournament victory since beating Creighton in the opening round in 2007. The Wolf Pack lost to Iowa State in the first round last year. Texas is chasing its first NCAA Tournament victory since 2014 after losing in the round of 64 in 2015 to Butler and in 2016 to Northern Iowa.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada junior forward Caleb Martin was named the Mountain West's player and newcomer of the year after a season in which the Wolf Pack captured the regular season conference title.
Martin averaged 19.5 point this season. His twin brother, Cody Martin, was the defensive player of the year in a vote by the league's coaches.
Nevada's Eric Musselman earned the coach of the year honors. It's the first time in conference history a team has swept those four categories.
Martin helps No. 21 Nevada rout UNLV 101-75
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Even though Nevada clinched the Mountain West Conference regular-season title on an off night Tuesday, they still had revenge on their minds against UNLV.
The Rebels upset their instate rivals earlier this month in Reno. The Wolf Pack also wanted to get comfortable with the Thomas & Mack confines as they will travel back as the top seed next Thursday for the conference tournament.
No. 20 Nevada gets past Colorado State, earns league title
RENO, Nev. (AP) — With his team struggling from the field and the chance to wrap up the No. 1 seed in the Mountain West tournament on the line, Caleb Martin took over for No. 20 Nevada.
Martin scored 25 points, including two key 3-pointers in the second half, and No. 20 Nevada clinched the top seed in the conference tourney with a 92-83 victory over Colorado State on Sunday.
Cody Martin leads No. 24 Nevada past Utah State, 93-87
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Cody Martin made the loss of starting point guard Lindsey Drew sting a little bit less for Nevada.
Martin led the 24th-ranked Wolf Pack to one of their finest all-around offensive performances of the season in a 93-87 win over Utah State on Saturday. The junior scored a career-high 30 points on 13-of-18 shooting.
Caleb Martin scores 16 of 18 points in 2nd half, Nevada wins
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Cody Martin had 22 points, seven rebounds and six assists, Caleb Martin scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half and Nevada beat Fresno State 102-92 on Wednesday night for its 16th straight home victory.
In the 99th all-time meeting, Nevada reached 100 points for the first time against Fresno State.
Stephens scores 19 to help Nevada blast Utah State 83-57
RENO, Nevada (AP) — Kendall Stephens scored 19 points with five 3-pointers and Jordan Caroline added 16 points as Nevada throttled Utah State 83-57 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win.
Alex Dargenton's layup 29 seconds into the game was the Aggies' only lead of the game. Nevada went on a 13-0 run and was in control the rest of the way. Caleb Martin had a jumper and a 3-pointer and Cody Martin added a jumper and two free throws in less than three minutes.
Martin, Stephens spark Nevada over Air Force 86-75
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Caleb Martin scored 23 points, Kendall Stephens added 21 on all 3-pointers and Nevada pulled away over the last 10 minutes on Saturday to defeat Air Force 86-75.
Jordan Caroline added 17 points and Cody Martin 14 for the Wolf Pack (15-3, 4-0 Mountain West Conference), who had 10 straight wins over conference opponents.
All 5 Nevada starters score in doubles in win over Wyoming
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Caleb Martin scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half, Cody Martin and Jordan Caroline each had a double-double and Nevada beat Wyoming 92-83 on Wednesday night for the Wolf Pack's 13th consecutive home win.
Stephens scores 19, Nevada beats Fresno State in MW opener
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Kendall Stephens scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, and Caleb Martin had a double-double to help Nevada beat Fresno State 80-65 on Wednesday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams.
Martin finished with 18 points and career-high 10 rebounds, Jordan Caroline and Lindsey Drew scored 13 points apiece and Cody Martin added 10 for Nevada (12-3).
Evans scores 32, Texas Tech tops No. 22 Nevada 82-76 in OT
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech bounced back from a loss that knocked the Red Raiders out of the Top 25 by beating Nevada in the Wolf Pack's first game in the poll in 10 years.
Keenan Evans scored 25 of his career-high 32 points in the second half and overtime and the Red Raiders rallied from 11 points down after halftime to beat No. 22 Nevada 82-76 on Tuesday night.
Nevada stays unbeaten with 81-68 win over Davidson
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Caleb Martin knocked down 9 of 15 shots from the field and finished with a career-high 26 points to help Nevada remain unbeaten with an 81-68 win over Davidson on Tuesday night.
Martin’s career-high 26 lead Nevada over Idaho
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Caleb Martin had four 3-pointers and a career-high 26 points on Friday night and Nevada opened the season with an 88-64 win over Idaho.
The Wolf Pack took the lead for good with 6:11 left in the first half and closed the game on a 25-7 run after the Vandals closed to within 63-57 with 8:32 to go.
Cody Martin added 15 points, Jordan Caroline scored 13 and Lindsey Drew 12 for Nevada, which made 48 percent of its shots.
North Carolina State preview capsule
North Carolina State
Last season: 16-17.
Coach: Mark Gottfried.
Conference: Atlantic Coast.
Who's gone: G Anthony "Cat" Barber, G Caleb Martin, G Cody Martin.
Who's back: F Abdul-Malik Abu, the 6-foot-9 junior who was the team's No. 2 scorer (12.9) and top rebounder (8.8). G Maverick Rowan, who also averaged 12.9 points and provided outside shooting as a freshman. G Terry Henderson, a West Virginia transfer who played just 7 minutes last year before going down to an ankle injury.
Zunino, Seager power Mariners to 7-5 win over Yank
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners hit fewer home runs than the New York Yankees, but got more scoring out of them.
Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each hit a three-run homer and Nelson Cruz added a solo shot as the Mariners rallied to beat the Yankees 7-5 Monday night.
The Yankees got two homers apiece from rookie catcher Gary Sanchez and Starlin Castro — all off starter Cody Martin — but three of them were solo shots.
Mariners squander chances, lose to Red Sox in 11
SEATTLE (AP) — After squandering numerous opportunities, it's not surprising that the Seattle Mariners' extra-inning loss ended with tying run on third base.
Brock Holt bounced an RBI single up the middle off the glove of diving shortstop Sean O'Malley in the 11th inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Mariners 3-2 on Thursday night.
Seattle, which failed to take advantage of nine walks, then stranded the last of its 11 runners left on base when Brad Ziegler...
Holt’s single in 11th lifts Red Sox past Mariners, 3-2
SEATTLE (AP) — Brock Holt made sure an outstanding effort by the Red Sox bullpen did not go to waste.
Holt's RBI single in the 11th inning lifted Boston past the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Thursday night, a victory made possible by five scoreless innings by Red Sox relievers.
Travis Shaw, who had a solo homer in the second, opened the 11th against Cody Martin (1-2) with an opposite-field single to left against the shift. Sandy Leon sacrificed Shaw to second and Holt...
CHICAGO (AP) — Travis Wood got four outs and made an impressive catch in left field. Pitcher Jon Lester made the winning play — at the plate. Five Chicago Cubs played two or more positions.
Manager Joe Maddon went deep into his bag of tricks to steal one from the Seattle Mariners.
Lester drove in Jason Heyward with a two-strike squeeze bunt in the 12th inning, and the Cubs overcame a six-run deficit on the way to a wild 7-6 victory over the Mariners on Sunday...