Cirvine 26 31 57
Unlv 34 51 85
Date of game: 11/28/2012

Recap: UNLV vs. UC Irvine

Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Mike Moser and Anthony Bennett each poured in 19 points to lead 24th-ranked UNLV to an 85-57 win over UC Irvine on Wednesday.

Katin Reinhardt had 13 points and Justin Hawkins added eight for the Runnin' Rebels (4-1), who have won two straight since falling to Oregon on Nov. 23.

Daman Starring had 20 points and Adam Folker dropped in 12 for the Anteaters (3-5), losers in four straight.

UNLV scored the game's first six points, and led by as many as 10, but UC Irvine managed to pull within 25-22. A Carlos Lopez-Sosa 3-pointer ignited a 9-2 burst to help the Rebels take a 34-26 lead into the break.

UNLV then opened the second half on a 21-10 run to go up 55-36. The Rebels kept its foot on the gas, outscoring the Anteaters 30-21 the rest of the way.

UC Irvine was held to 34.5 percent shooting (19-for-55) and went 4-for-15 from 3-point range.

The Rebels forced 15 turnovers, while giving it away just seven times.

Game Notes

UNLV owns a 32-9 lead in the all-time series ... This was the first meeting between the programs since Dec. 23 1977.

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