LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jerel Blassingame had a team-high 14 points and
eight assists and Michael Umeh added 11 points as UNLV overcame a
four-point halftime deficit and topped the EA Sports All-Stars
62-56 in exhibition action Wednesday.
Mark Green scored EA Sports first 11 points, finishing with a
game-high game 30 and keeping the squad of former college players
ahead a majority of the night. Green also connected on 6-of-11
3-pointers, making all of his first half attempts.
The Rebels battled back in the second half and Romel Beck's
bucket with 11:38 to play broke a 42-42 tie, giving UNLV the lead
Louis Amundson had 12 rebounds for the Rebels, who only shot
28-percent in the first half and had three players score in double
figures. UNLV (2-0) opens its regular season schedule Tuesday at
home against St. Marys.