UNLV 85, UC Riverside 41

Chace Stanback scored 17 points to lead UNLV to an 85-41 victory

over UC Riverside in the opening game for both teams Friday

night.

Anthony Marshall added 16 points and seven assists and Oscar

Bellfield had 15 points for the Rebels.

The Highlanders were victimized by a 7:44 scoreless run, failing

to score in the final 4:55 of the first half and the first 2:49 of

the second. The Rebels outscored them 17-0 during that span and

increased their 33-19 lead to 50-19. Stanback and Quintrell Thomas

each scored six points during the 17-0 run.

UNLV took a 42-19 first-half lead behind Stanback’s 11 points

and Bellfield and Marshall with 10 each. Derrick Jasper had 10 of

his game-high 13 rebounds in the first half.

UC Riverside was led by Daymond Cowlah with eight points.