UNLV (14-11, 6-6 Mountain West Conference) broke through with an
18-2 run midway through the second half, including two three-point
plays from Umeh and a 3-pointer from Beck with 5:10 to play that
capped the rally and gave UNLV a 53-46 lead.
Blankson had nine points and six rebounds for the Rebels.
Air Force (16-11, 7-4) only connected on three field goals in
the final 12:13. The Falcons have lost four of their last five
The Falcons led the entire first half, using a pair of
3-pointers from Welch to open an 18-9 lead with 7:16 to play in the