San Diego State Falls 72-70 Against UNLV - Game Recap

San Diego State Falls 72-70 Against UNLV - Game Recap

UNLV got 21 points and 12 rebounds from Anthony Bennett en route to a 72-70 victory over San Diego State on Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center.

UNLV won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 4-point spread.

Khem Birch had 16 points for UNLV and Mike Moser chipped in with 9 points. Anthony Marshall had 6 assists for them, while Anthony Bennett was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

San Diego State got 22 points from Chase Tapley in a losing cause and another 15 points from JJ O'Brien. Jamaal Franklin contributed 2 assists for them, while JJ O'Brien had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed San Diego State were victorious, as the score was 40-34 at the break.

UNLV won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-42.