FORT WORTH, Texas — Jamaal Franklin was leaning into a defender, trying to draw a foul while shooting a 3-pointer on a broken play for No. 21 San Diego State late in regulation.
Kendall Wallace saved his best game of the season for Senior Night, scoring 14 points to help lift No. 17 UNLV to a 74-63 victory over Wyoming in the Mountain West Conference regular-season finale at the Thomas & Mack Center.
San Diego State has won its second straight conference tournament title at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Helena Sverrisdottir scored 25 points and second-seeded TCU advanced to its first Mountain West Conference championship game with a 61-40 semifinal win over New Mexico on Friday.
College basketball teams always have something to prove in March.