UNLV 78, Wyoming 50
Matt Shaw came off of the bench and tied his career-high with 16
points as UNLV ran past Wyoming 78-50 in Mountain West Conference
play on Wednesday night.
The Runnin’ Rebels (18-4,6-2) gave up a layup on the game’s
opening tip, but dominated action the rest of the way, leading by
as many as 30 in the second half.
Ryan Dermody led the Cowboys (9-13, 2-6) with 12 points.
UNLV took control early in the game and opened up a double-digit
lead on a pair of 3-pointers by Oscar Bellfield and baskets by
Justin Hawkins and Chace Stanback. The Rebels led 40-27 at
Trailing 52-29, the Cowboys scored eight straight to cut the
lead to 15, but could get no closer as UNLV outscored the Wyoming
26-13 the rest of the way.
UNLV dominated in the paint, outscoring Wyoming 32-16.