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.

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