ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Kendall Wallace made six 3-pointers in the second half and finished with a career-high 21 points to lead UNLV to a 74-62 victory over 15th-ranked New Mexico today at The Pit.
The Rebels (13-3, 1-1 Mountain West Conference) pulled away as Wallace hit four 3s during a 19-5 run. Wallace made his last 3-pointer with 1:12 left to make the score 71-62.
Tre’Von Willis scored 13 points, including a 3-pointer with one second left, to lift UNLV to a 36-30 halftime lead. Willis finished with 20 points and Chace Stanback had 14.
The Lobos (14-3, 0-2) had a 19-game home win streak stopped.