D.J. Gay scored 20 points and Kawhi Leonard had 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 6 San Diego State to a 63-57 victory over UNLV on Saturday.
San Diego State (25-1, 10-1 Mountain West Conference) trailed for only the second time in the game when Tre'Von Willis drove in for a layup with 3:07 left to give the Rebels (18-7, 6-5) a 55-54 lead. But the Aztecs made nine of 10 free throw attempts in the final 2:12 to seal their fifth consecutive win.
UNLV missed all 10 of its 3-point tries after halftime, including an 0-for-6 mark after Willis gave the Rebels their lone lead of the second half.
Willis led UNLV with 13 points. Oscar Bellfield scored 12 and Brice Massamba had 11 points and six rebounds.
James Rahon added 12 points for the Aztecs.