No. 21 UNLV stops Boise State streak, wins 75-58
LAS VEGAS – Chace Stanback scored 19 points, reserve Justin Hawkins added 13 and No. 21 UNLV beat Boise State 75-58 on Wednesday night, ending the Broncos' three-game winning streak.
The win stopped a two-game skid for the Runnin' Rebels (23-6, 7-4 Mountain West), who are undefeated in 14 games at home this season.
UNLV took an 11-point lead at halftime and pulled away on consecutive 3-pointers from Hawkins roughly 8 minutes into the second half.
The Rebels took a 66-43 lead when Quintrell Thomas dunked a missed layup by Hawkins with just over 8 minutes left in the game.
The Rebels shot 49.1 percent (27 of 55) after shooting 31 percent in their last game.
Anthony Drmic and Thomas Bropleh both had nine points for Boise State (13-13, 3-8).