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NCAA Game Summary - Nevada at UNLV



(Wednesday, January 8th)

Final Score: Nevada 74, UNLV 71

Las Vegas, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - Deonte Burton delivered a game-high 29 points to lead the Nevada Wolf Pack to a 74-71 win over the UNLV Runnin' Rebels in Mountain West Conference action at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Burton connected on 12-of-20 from the floor for the Wolf Pack (8-8, 3-0 MWC), followed by Michael Perez and AJ West with 18 and 11 points, respectively, the latter also pulling down nine rebounds and registering five blocked shots as the team won for the fourth time in the last five outings.

UNLV (10-6, 1-2) was led by Roscoe Smith who posted a double-double consisting of 13 points and 15 rebounds in the team's second consecutive setback. Bryce Dejean-Jones notched a team-best 15 points on just 4-of-14 shooting from the field, followed by Khem Birch and Christian Wood with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

The Runnin' Rebels led by as many as 11 points in the first half, but the team ended up shooting only 1-of-6 behind the 3-point line in the period, leaving them with a 36-34 edge at the break. UNLV's defense held the visitors to a mere 1-of-9 on the perimeter through the first 20 minutes of action.

In the second half the hosts completely fell apart, shooting a dismal 29.4 percent from the floor and 2-of-9 beyond the arc, allowing Nevada to pull ahead and claim the win.

For Nevada, which turned the ball over just six times on the night, it was the team's first win at UNLV since 2005.

01/08 23:58:16 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
14th
CWS 4
BOS 4
 
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
9th
ANA 3
OAK 4
 
9th
SDP 4
COL 2
 
9th
SFG 2
LOS 1
 
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
4th
DEN 108
GSW 113
 
4th
POR 106
LAC 100
 
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
 
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR