Radford 35 27 62
Unlv 45 36 81
Date of game: 12/18/2013

Recap: UNLV vs. Radford

Las Vegas, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - Khem Birch tallied 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead the UNLV Runnin' Rebels past the Radford Highlanders, 81-62, as part of the Las Vegas Classic at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Jelan Kendrick paced the Rebels (5-4) with 18 points, while Roscoe Smith also registered a double-double with 13 points and 12 boards. Christian Wood added 10 points for the hosts.

For Radford (6-4), Javonte Green was the only player in double figures with 18 points, doing so on 8-of-18 from the field.

UNLV shot a lofty 66.7 percent from the field in the first half in addition to going 10-of-13 at the foul line, as it carried a 45-35 lead into the halftime locker room. Radford hung around by shooting 45.5 percent from the floor in the opening stanza.

The Rebels led by as many as 25 midway through the second half, and while the Highlanders managed to rip off a 15-2 run late in the frame, they never truly threatened UNLV's advantage.

UNLV shot 6-of-17 from 3-point range on the night, while Radford was only 2- of-14 from beyond the arc.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

Chiefs bring in Avant

Seeking help to a struggling receiver corps, the Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran Jason Avant to an undisclosed contract on Friday.

Report: Red Sox offer Sandoval contract

The Boston Red Sox have offered free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval a five-year deal, according to a report.

Oilers' Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Edmonton Oilers forward Benoit Pouliot is out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot in Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils, the team announced during the second intermission.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.