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Tempers flare after Nevada upset at Utah State

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Utah State's upset of Nevada marred by fans storming the court (0:40)

Fans engulf the court after Utah State's 81-76 win over No. 12 Nevada to take the Mountain West lead. (0:40)

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Nevada forward Jordan Caroline punched a glass fire extinguisher case outside the locker rooms after Utah State upset the No. 12 Wolf Pack on Saturday night in Logan, Utah.

Utah State defeated Nevada 81-76 to take over first place in the Mountain West Conference by a half-game. Fans rushed onto the court immediately following the final whistle while Nevada players were ushered toward a hallway leading to the locker rooms.

Video posted online by KUTV2 in Salt Lake City showed an agitated Caroline yelling and punching the glass of a fire extinguisher case, cutting his knuckle. He then had to be held back from returning back up the hallway.

Several members of the Nevada coaching staff could be heard on video, with at least one assistant yelling at police officers. Nevada alleged that fans touched Wolf Pack players as they left the court and that a Utah State assistant coach used profane language toward the team after the game. Head coach Eric Musselman was not made available to comment after the game.

Nevada did not make players or coaches available to the media after the game.

"We are working with officials from the Mountain West Conference and Utah State to gather more information about the events that occurred this evening in Logan," a Nevada spokesperson said.

Utah State athletic director John Hartwell also said he would work with the conference to determine the causes of the incident and potential repercussions.

"After being notified of an incident in the hallway of the locker rooms after the completion of the game, I have been consulting with Mountain West Senior Associate Commissioner Dan Butterly, who was in attendance at the game, and Nevada Deputy AD Rory Hickok, who was also in attendance at the game," Hartwell said in a statement. "In addition, I have spoken by phone with Nevada AD Doug Knuth and we will continue to gather information, including surveillance videos of exactly what happened, and work closely with the Mountain West Conference and the University of Nevada to determine what started the situation and how we are going to deal with those involved."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

This story has been updated to reflect additional information about the roles of several people, including Nevada coach Eric Musselman, in the incident following the team's game against Utah State.