Scores

Final

UNLV 76

(15-12, 7-7 MW)

BYU 66

(9-20, 3-11 MW)

    9:05 PM ET, March 5, 2005

    Marriott Center, Provo, Utah

    1 2 T
    UNLV 33 4376
    BYU 37 2966

    Top Performers

    UNLV: O. Blankson 22 Pts, 8 Reb

    Brigham Young: M. Hall 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    UNLV 76, BYU 66

    PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Odartey Blankson scored 22 points to lead UNLV past BYU 76-66 in the regular season finale Saturday for both teams.

    UNLV (15-12, 7-7 Mountain West) won six of its final seven games and claimed the fourth seed in the Mountain West Conference tournament next week. BYU (9-20, 3-11) dropped six of its final seven and ended up with the seventh seed.

    BYU led 37-33 at halftime, but the Rebels broke away in the second half, holding the Cougars scoreless over seven minutes while netting 18 unanswered points.

    Michael Umeh scored 20 points for UNLV -- 15 of them in the second half.

    Mike Hall lead the Cougars with 22 points, while Jared Jensen scored 12 and Austin Ainge chipped in 10 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNLV
    BYU
    Points 76 66
    FG Made-Attempted 26-49 (.531) 22-61 (.361)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-9 (.556) 12-28 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-24 (.792) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 7

    2004-05 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Feb 5, 2005 BYU 82, @UNLV 72Recap
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