Unlv 42 33 75
Coloradost 36 29 65
Date of game: 3/15/2013

Recap: Colorado State vs. UNLV

Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Katin Reinhardt poured in 21 points as the third-seeded UNLV Runnin' Rebels defeated the second-seeded Colorado State Rams, 75-65, in the semifinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Anthony Bennett chipped in with 19 points and five rebounds for UNLV (25-8), which will take on New Mexico in the championship game on Saturday.

Colton Iverson registered a double-double of 24 points and 16 rebounds for Colorado State (25-8). Wes Eikmeier contributed 13 points and five assists in the losing effort. Dorian Green, who was questionable for the contest, went 2- of-7 from the floor to net just five points.

The Rebels took a 42-36 lead into halftime after they drained all 11 of their free-throw attempts and also 7-of-12 from beyond the arc in the opening 20 minutes. Colorado State fell behind as it went 1-of-7 from 3-point range in the first half.

Despite missing all six of its 3-point tries in the second stanza, UNLV extended its lead before the final buzzer as it tallied seven points off of turnovers.

Although it fell, Colorado State held a 42-32 edge in the rebounding battle and also outscored UNLV, 36-22, in the paint.

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