College Basketball - UNLV vs. SMU


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UNLV 67, Southern Methodist 53 (final score)

HONOLULU — Anthony Marshall and Tre’Von Willis each scored 12 points and UNLV jumped on Southern Methodist early en route to a 67-53 victory tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Chace Stanback had 11 points for the Rebels, who will play three games in four days in the eight-team Diamond Head Classic.

UNLV (11-1) will face either Hawaii (5-4) or College of Charleston (5-4) in the next round at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Saint Mary’s (10-1) and Southern California (6-4) advanced in the other half of the bracket.

Stanback, Derrick Jasper and Matt Shaw each made a 3-pointer in the opening minutes, and Willis’ steal and layup put the Rebels up 16-4. The lead swelled to 27-6 on Justin Hawkins’ steal and layup with 10:16 remaining. UNLV led 42-19 at halftime, and the Mustangs (4-4) pulled within 12 points in the last two minutes.

UNLV 42, Southern Methodist 19 (halftime)

HONOLULU — Anthony Marshall and Tre’Von Willis each scored 10 points and UNLV jumped on Southern Methodist en route to a 42-19 halftime lead tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Chace Stanback had eight points for the Rebels, who will play three games in four days in the eight-team Diamond Head Classic

Stanback, Derrick Jasper and Matt Shaw each made a 3-pointer in the opening minutes, and Willis’ steal and layup put the Rebels up 16-4. The lead swelled to 27-6 on Justin Hawkins’ steal and layup with 10:16 remaining.

UNLV (10-1) will face either Hawaii (5-4) or College of Charleston (5-4) in the next round at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

 

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