Ntambwe scores 20 to carry UNLV past San Jose St. 71-64
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joel Ntambwe had 20 points as UNLV beat San Jose State 71-64 on Saturday.
Amauri Hardy had 15 points for UNLV (14-11, 8-5 Mountain West Conference). Cheikh Mbacke Diong added 12 points and eight rebounds. Noah Robotham had 11 points for the road team.
Kris Clyburn, whose 14 points per game coming into the matchup led the Runnin' Rebels, had only 2 points on 0-of-12 shooting.
Hardy scores 24 to lift UNLV over Air Force 77-72
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amauri Hardy had a career-high 24 points as UNLV narrowly beat Air Force 77-72 on Tuesday night.
Nick Blair had 13 points for UNLV (13-11, 7-5 Mountain West Conference). Noah Robotham added 12 points. Cheikh Mbacke Diong had nine rebounds for the home team.
Lavelle Scottie had 25 points for the Falcons (10-14, 5-7). Ryan Swan added 17 points and 16 rebounds. A.J. Walker had 14 points.
Huggins scores 31 to carry Fresno St. over UNLV 83-65
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Braxton Huggins had 31 points as Fresno State defeated UNLV 83-65 on Saturday.
Huggins hit 6 of 9 3-pointers.
Deshon Taylor had 18 points and six rebounds for Fresno State (17-6, 8-3 Mountain West Conference). Noah Blackwell added 13 points. Nate Grimes had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the visiting team.
UNLV comeback tops Colorado State in opener, 78-76
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cheikh Mbacke Diong scored a layup with a second left to cap a second-half UNLV comeback in its Mountain West Conference opener with Colorado State, 78-76 on Wednesday night.
The Runnin' Rebels trailed by 10, 61-51 with 12:58 left in their first home game since December 1.
Robotham 3 at buzzer puts UNLV over BYU 92-90 in OT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Noah Robotham sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give UNLV a 92-90 win over BYU in overtime on Saturday night, snapping a three-game skid.
UNLV fell behind 90-89 with :18 left in the extra period. Following a timeout, Robotham took the assist from Amauri Hardy and drained the 3-pointer as time expired for the win.
Illinois beats UNLV to end three-game losing streak
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Andres Feliz scored 19 points and Kipper Nichols added 12 as Illinois held on to beat UNLV 77-74 on Saturday to end a three-game skid.
Illinois (3-7) saw a 14-point lead evaporate late in the game, but iced the win when big man Giorgi Bezhanishvili hit two free throws with 27 seconds left. The 6-foot-9 Bezhanishvili, who finished with nine points, also hit a 3-pointer in the first half.
UNLV rolls to 96-70 victory over Pacific
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kris Clyburn hit three 3-pointers and scored 17 and Cheikh Mbacke Diong added 16 points and seven rebounds to guide UNLV to a 96-70 victory over Pacific on Tuesday night.
UNLV (3-1), in the middle of a seven-game homestand to open the season, built a 49-32 lead by halftime thanks to 62 percent shooting from the floor (18 of 29) and 11 Pacific turnovers that led to 18 points.
UNLV rolls to 2nd straight win, runs past Oakland 74-61
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Shakur Juiston scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as UNLV won its second straight game, building a big first-half lead to beat Oakland, 74-61 on Friday night.
The Runnin' Rebels got their first win of the season Tuesday, when they beat UC Riverside. UNLV plays seven straight home games to open the season and does not play on the road until Dec. 8 at Illinois.
Hamilton’s effort leads UNLV past UC Riverside 72-51
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bryce Hamilton made all five of his shots, including three from 3-point range, and scored 16 points to propel UNLV to a 72-51 victory over UC Riverside on Tuesday night.
Tervell Beck added 11 points for the Runnin' Rebels (1-1), making all four of his shots. UNLV shot 46 percent from the floor (23 of 50), but take away Hamilton and Beck and the rest of the Runnin' Rebels connected on just 14 of 41 shots (34 percent).