LAS VEGAS (AP) -- UNLV's Wendell White had a game-high 21 points and Joel Anthony set a school record with 12 blocks as the Rebels defeated TCU 82-67 in conference play Wednesday night.
UNLV (20-5, 7-3 Mountain West) trailed by seven points at halftime, but went on a 15-4 run to open the second half and had a 42-38 lead with 16:12 to play.Kevin Kruger keyed the rally with a four-point play, adding a behind-the-back assist to Gaston Essengue for an easy lay-up. Kruger finished with 19 points, while Essengue added 10.TCU (10-12, 2-8) dominated most of the first half, using a 3-pointer from Kevin Langford to post its biggest lead, 34-25, with 1:25 to play.But the Horned Frogs were outscored by 22 points in the second half to lose their eighth straight game. Blake Adams led TCU with 20 points. Langford finished with 16.