Williams scores 23 to lead Boise St. over UNLV 67-61 in MWC
LAS VEGAS (AP) — RJ Williams scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as fifth-seeded Boise State defeated fourth-seeded UNLV 67-61 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament on Thursday.
Boise State faces top-seeded and fifth-ranked San Diego State in the first semifinal on Friday night.
UNL shot 30% in the first half to trail 29-24. Williams helped keep the Runnin’ Rebels at bay with 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field and the line, and 12 rebounds in the second half.