Recap - UNLV Defeats Boise State 73-69

Recap - UNLV Defeats Boise State 73-69

Kevin Olekaibe scored 18 points leading UNLV to a 73-69 victory over Boise State at Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday.

UNLV was a favorite by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

UNLV got 15 points from Khem Birch and another 11 points from Bryce Dejean-Jones. Kevin Olekaibe contributed 3 assists, while Khem Birch cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.

Boise State got 22 points from Derrick Marks in a losing cause and another 13 points from Thomas Bropleh. Ryan Watkins contributed 3 assists for them, while Ryan Watkins had 12 rebounds.

UNLV hit the break trailing 37-27 before taking care of business in the second half.

Boise State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-28.