Fresno State vs UNLV Wrap - UNLV Wins 75-73
|Fresno State vs UNLV Wrap - UNLV Wins 75-73|
Khem Birch scored 19 points leading UNLV to a 75-73 victory over Fresno State at Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday.
UNLV did not, however, defeat Fresno State against the spread, which closed at 9.5 at most sportsbooks.
Deville Smith had 17 points for UNLV and Kevin Olekaibe chipped in with 15 points. Bryce Dejean-Jones had 7 assists for them, while Khem Birch was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Fresno State got 18 points from Cezar Guerrero in a losing cause and another 17 points from Paul Watson. Cezar Guerrero contributed 6 assists for them, while Alex Davis had 11 rebounds.
UNLV hit the break trailing 37-31 before taking care of business in the second half.
Fresno State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-44.