Unlv 29 44 73
Utahst 31 31 62
Date of game: 2/15/2014

Recap: Utah State vs. UNLV

Logan, UT (SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Olekaibe finished with 21 points as the UNLV Runnin' Rebels rolled past the Utah State Aggies, 73-62, in a Mountain West Conference clash at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Bryce Dejean-Jones had 17 points for the Runnin' Rebels (17-8, 8-4 MWC), who have won six of their last seven games. Khem Birch registered double-double with 11 points and 12 boards to go with a career-high nine blocks, while Deville Smith added eight assists.

Jarred Shaw logged a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds for the Aggies (15-10, 5-8), who snapped a three-game winning streak. TeNale Roland and Spencer Butterfield each scored in double figures with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

USU shot 34.3 percent from the field in the first period, as it led 31-29 at the break. UNLV made 44.4 percent of its field goal attempts but on eight less tries.

The Runnin' Rebels came out of the intermission on fire, as they drained 69.2 percent of their shots from the floor in the second frame. They were able to coast to an easy win as the Aggies connected on just 33.3 percent of their field goal tries in the second stanza. UNLV led by as many as 14 points in the half.

Despite losing, Utah State held a 41-31 advantage on the glass.

Game Notes

Bethune-Cookman elevates Sims to football coach

Bethune-Cookman University didn't need have to look far to keep continuity in its successful Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football program.

Chargers put G Troutman on IR

The San Diego Chargers will be without starting guard Johnnie Troutman if they reach the playoffs, with the team placing the third-year pro on injured reserve Monday.

Pirates win bidding process on SS Kang

The Pittsburgh Pirates submitted the highest bid for the negotiating rights to Korean shortstop Jung Ho Kang.

Horford, Aldridge are NBA Players of the Week

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford and Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge were named the NBA Players of the Week on Monday.

Penguins send three home to be tested for mumps

The Penguins announced Monday that forwards Brandon Sutter and Steve Downie and goaltender Thomas Greiss were sent back to Pittsburgh to be tested for mumps.

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.