Recap - UNLV Defeats Air Force 76-71
|Recap - UNLV Defeats Air Force 76-71|
UNLV got 22 points and 16 rebounds from Anthony Bennett en route to a 76-71 victory over Air Force on Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center.
Bettors who backed UNLV were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 13.5.
UNLV got 18 points from Bryce Dejean-Jones and another 14 points from Mike Moser. Anthony Marshall contributed 12 assists, while Anthony Bennett cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Air Force got 22 points from Mike Fitzgerald in a losing cause and another 19 points from Michael Lyons. Todd Fletcher contributed 8 assists for them, while Michael Lyons had 7 rebounds.
UNLV led at halftime, 38-30.
UNLV had a 49-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.