Bryce Hamilton scored 35 points, and Marvin Coleman became the first UNLV player in more than 20 years to register a triple-double as the Rebels defeated New Mexico 99-78.
UNLV plays a New Mexico team on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center that is without three starters. The Lobos lost two players this week.
Six UNLV players scored in double figures to lead the Rebels to a 98-87 victory over San Jose State on Wednesday night at the Thomas Mack Center.
Most Mountain West teams are using data provided by ShotTracker, but UNLV coach T.J. Otzelberger and his staff are relying on their own numbers.
Marvin Coleman and Jonah Antonio each made a 3-pointer to open overtime Saturday and put UNLV on the path to a 78-69 road victory over Wyoming.
UNLV sophomore Bryce Hamilton scored a combined 35 points in victories over Utah State and Air Force. Senior Rodjanae Wade had consecutive double-doubles in two wins.
UNLV junior guard Jonah Antonio said he will donate $5 for every 3-pointer he makes in Mountain West play to fight the Australia wildfires that have claimed at least 18 lives.
UNLV is one of the nation’s top offensive rebounding teams, and the Rebels are strong on both ends. That dominance inside has been a big part of their three-game winning streak.
The Rebels bounced a defending Mountain West co-champion and unanimous preseason favorite to repeat right out of the Thomas Mack Center on Wednesday, beating Utah State 70-53.