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Recap - UNLV Defeats Nebraska Omaha 73-70

UNLV got 19 points from Bryce Dejean-Jones as they ran past Nebraska Omaha 73-70 on Friday at Thomas & Mack Center.

UNLV won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 14-point spread.

Roscoe Smith had 17 points for UNLV and Kevin Olekaibe chipped in with 11 points. Kevin Olekaibe had 3 assists for them, while Roscoe Smith was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 22 boards.

Nebraska Omaha got 17 points from Devin Patterson in a losing cause and another 15 points from John Karhoff. CJ Carter contributed 3 assists for them, while Matt Hagerbaumer had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed UNLV were victorious, as the score was 36-27 at the break.

UNLV won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 55-43.