Nevada defeats UNLV 75-65

Sun, Mar 10, 2024
NCAAB News (AP)

Nevada defeats UNLV 75-65

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Jarod Lucas had 26 points in Nevada's 75-65 victory over UNLV on Saturday night.

Lucas shot 8 for 16 (4 for 9 from 3-point range) and 6 of 7 from the free-throw line for the Wolf Pack (26-6, 13-5 Mountain West Conference). Kenan Blackshear added 16 points while going 5 of 10 and 6 of 6 from the free-throw line while he also had nine assists. Nick Davidson shot 4 of 11 from the field, including 0 for 3 from 3-point range, and went 3 for 4 from the foul line to finish with 11 points. It was the seventh straight victory for the Wolf Pack.

Keylan Boone led the Rebels (19-11, 12-6) in scoring, finishing with 24 points. Dedan Thomas Jr. added 23 points for UNLV. Rob Whaley Jr. finished with six points and eight rebounds. The loss snapped the Rebels' five-game winning streak.

Nevada took the lead with 19:30 remaining in the first half and did not relinquish it. Lucas led his team in scoring with 15 points in the first half to help put them ahead 39-31 at the break. Nevada used an 11-2 second-half run to come back from a one-point deficit and take the lead at 58-50 with 7:00 left in the half before finishing off the victory. Lucas scored 11 second-half points.

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