UNLV cruises past San Jose State 70-46
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP)
Smith, the nation's leading rebounder coming into the game with 12.2 per game, had 15 boards and 12 points in the victory over the Spartans. Deville Smith and Bryce Dejean-Jones scored 13 points each for the Runnin' Rebels (14-7, 5-3 Mountain West), who won their third straight game in leading from start to finish.
Jaleel Williams scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds for San Jose State, which shot just 28.8 percent from the field, making just 3 of 21 3-point attempts. Rashad Muhammad added 13 points.
The Spartans (6-15, 0-9) have lost nine straight games and are still looking for their first Mountain West victory in their first year in the conference. This was the first meeting between the two programs since 1997.