UNLV dumps Incarnate Word 92-64 behind Green’s double-double
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyrell Green scored 21 points and had 10 rebounds, Jovan Mooring added 17 points and UNLV snapped a two-game skid, beating Incarnate Word 92-64 on Wednesday night.
Shawn Johnson’s layup brought Incarnate Word to within 41-35 with 17:12 to play before the Rebels proceeded to outscore the Cardinals 32-17 over the next 10 minutes to build a 21-point lead.
Kris Clyburn’s 3 with 3:52 to play gave UNLV (6-4) an 86-56 lead.
UNLV led 38-30 at halftime. Sam Burmeister’s 3 gave Incarnate Word (5-4) its last lead at 16-14.
Clyburn finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds and Cheickna Dembele added 13 points and seven boards. Jalin Hart led the Cardinals with 18 points, six rebounds, and five assists.
The loss ended the Cardinals’ three-game win streak. Incarnate Word has yet to win a road game this season.
It was the first-ever meeting between the two squads. UNLV has a 12-1 record all-time against the current Southland Conference.