No. 14 Wisconsin 62, UNLV 51

Ben Brust came off the bench and scored a career-high 25 points

to help No. 14 Wisconsin beat UNLV 62-51 Saturday.

Wisconsin (8-2) ripped off a 13-0 run midway through the first

half to take a 31-15 lead. The Badgers pushed their advantage to 19

in the first half before the Rebels (9-2) were able to cut it to

36-23 at half.

From there, UNLV couldn’t get inside double digits until just

under 4 minutes left, when Justin Hawkins hit a wide open 3 from

the corner to make it 57-49. It was the first time UNLV had been

that been that close since 23-15 with 7 minutes left in the first


But Mike Moser missed a layup on UNLV’s next possession, Brust

hit a deep 3 after the Badgers grabbed the offensive rebound.

Chace Stanback scored 16 to lead the Rebels.