Scores

Final

UTEP 54

(2-5, 0-3 away)

UNLV 65

(10-2, 7-0 home)

    Coverage: TMTN

    10:00 PM ET, December 14, 2011

    Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

    1 2 T
    UTEP 21 3354
    UNLV 24 4165

    Top Performers

    UTEP: G. McCulley 15 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    UNLV: A. Marshall 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    UNLV 65, UTEP 54

    Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS -- Anthony Marshall scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half to lead UNLV to a 65-54 win over UTEP Wednesday night.

    Justin Hawkins had 12 points, Carlos Lopez scored 11 and Mike Moser grabbed 11 rebounds for UNLV (10-2).

    UTEP (2-5) was led by Michael Perez with 17 points. Gabriel McCulley had 15 points and seven rebounds and Julian Washburn scored 12 for the Miners.

    The Rebels closed out the game with a 16-6 run over the final 5:06. Marshall, with two 3-point baskets, one jumper and a dunk, accounted for 10 points during the run. It started after the Miners had narrowed the lead to 49-48 on Perez's free throws with 5:18 left.

    There were 14 lead changes in the game. UNLV led 24-21 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UTEP
    UNLV
    Points 54 65
    FG Made-Attempted 21-51 (.412) 21-50 (.420)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-10 (.100) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-16 (.688) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 11

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