Mountain West Conference Tournament - San Diego State vs UNLV Recap - San Diego State Wins 59-51
Dwayne Polee II scored 18 points leading San Diego State to a 59-51 victory over UNLV at Thomas & Mack Center on Friday.
San Diego State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites.
San Diego State got 17 points from Xavier Thames and another 6 points from Josh Davis. Xavier Thames contributed 6 assists, while Josh Davis cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
UNLV got a 17-point performance from Deville Smith, who was supported by 10 points from Bryce Dejean-Jones. Kevin Olekaibe had 3 assists in a losing cause for UNLV, while Khem Birch grabbed 15 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed San Diego State were victorious, as the score was 29-24 at the break.
San Diego State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-29.