Fresno State Basketball

Nevada dominates inside in women’s basketball victory over Fresno State

Fresno State’s Candice White, right, in action earlier this season against Eastern Washington, scored 24 points Thursday, Dec. 28 at Nevada.
Fresno State’s Candice White, right, in action earlier this season against Eastern Washington, scored 24 points Thursday, Dec. 28 at Nevada. ezamora@fresnobee.com

The Fresno State women’s basketball team lost 90-73 Thursday night at Nevada in a Mountain West Conference opener in Reno.

The Bulldogs (5-7) led 19-16 after the first quarter before wilting under dominating inside presence by the Wolf Pack (8-4), who scored 52 points in the paint.

Candice White led Fresno State with 24 points and a career-high seven assists.

The Bulldogs were outrebounded 50-35.

Fresno State continues its Mountain West season-opening road trip Saturday with a 1 p.m. game at Air Force.

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