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Final

UNLV 77

(8-1, 3-0 away)

Southern Utah 59

(3-8, 0-2 Summit)

    9:00 PM ET, December 15, 2009

    Centrum Arena, Cedar City, Utah

    1 2 T
    UNLV 31 4677
    SUU 30 2959

    Top Performers

    UNLV: T. Willis 16 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

    Southern Utah: D. Baker 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl

    Willis' 16 points lead UNLV past Southern Utah

    Associated Press

    CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Tre'Von Willis scored 16 points as UNLV (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today) pulled away from Southern Utah 77-59 Tuesday night.

    Chace Stanback added 15 points and Oscar Bellfield 10 as the Runnin' Rebels (8-1) bounced back from their only loss, having fallen 95-80 Saturday against Kansas State.

    The Rebels led 31-30 at intermission and then, up 34-32 early in the second half, went on a 20-4 run to go ahead 54-36 and put the game away.

    Davis Baker led all scorers with 21 points for the Thunderbirds (3-8), who lost their sixth in a row. Matt Hodgson had a game-high eight rebounds for Southern Utah.

    Though UNLV was outrebounded 43-38, the Rebels forced 25 turnovers while committing only 10.

    Southern Utah achieved its largest lead with 17:22 left in the first half when Hodgson's jump shot made it 8-2.

    UNLV ran its record against Southern Utah to 19-0.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNLV
    SUU
    Points 77 59
    FG Made-Attempted 28-70 (.400) 18-50 (.360)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 2-12 (.167)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-23 (.609) 21-27 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 0

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