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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cameron Oliver and Marcus Marshall each scored 17 points, and Nevada beat Towson 81-72 on Wednesday night in the South Point Holiday Hoops Classic.
Oliver grabbed 13 rebounds for his second double-double of the season. Marshall made five 3-pointers and scored all of his points in the second half after battling early foul trouble.
Marshall shot 5 for 10 from 3 and the Wolfpack were 10 for 20 from behind the arc.
Towson pulled within five at 53-48 but Nevada held its lead and pulled away for a 67-53 advantage with eight minutes left.
Freshman Josh Hall set a season-high with 15 points for Nevada (10-2), which has won five in a row for the second time this season. Jordan Caroline had 14 points and nine rebounds to come up just short of his fifth double-double. Senior D.J. Fenner finished with 10 points to top 1,000 for his career.
Deshaun Morman led Towson (7-5) with 18 points and Mike Morsell added 16.
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