UNLV Downs Portland 68-60 - Match Report
Anthony Bennett scored 18 points leading UNLV to a 68-60 victory over Portland at Chiles Center on Tuesday.
UNLV won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 15-point spread.
UNLV got 16 points from Anthony Marshall and another 15 points from Justin Hawkins. Anthony Marshall contributed 4 assists, while Bryce Dejean-Jones cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Portland got 15 points from Ryan Nicholas in a losing cause and another 12 points from Korey Thieleke. Ryan Nicholas contributed 6 assists for them, while Ryan Nicholas had 19 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Portland were victorious, as the score was 28-22 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 43 boards, while UNLV only had 39.