Santa Barbara vs UNLV Wrap - Santa Barbara Wins 86-65
The battle between Santa Barbara and UNLV didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as UNLV was handed an 86-65 defeat on Tuesday at Thomas & Mack Center.
Santa Barbara won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as underdogs.
Santa Barbara got 21 points from Alan Williams and another 19 points from Kyle Boswell. Kyle Boswell contributed 4 assists, while Alan Williams cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
UNLV got 15 points from Kevin Olekaibe in a losing cause and another 13 points from Kendall Smith. Jelan Kendrick contributed 4 assists for them, while Roscoe Smith had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Santa Barbara were victorious, as the score was 45-29 at the break.
Santa Barbara won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-33.