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.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.