Las Vegas Classic - UNLV Downs Mississippi State 82-66 - Match Report
Kevin Olekaibe scored 17 points leading UNLV to an 82-66 victory over Mississippi State at Orleans Arena on Monday.
UNLV was an 8.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
UNLV got 15 points from Deville Smith and another 12 points from Roscoe Smith. Deville Smith contributed 5 assists, while Roscoe Smith cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Mississippi State got 18 points from Craig Sword in a losing cause and another 12 points from Colin Borchert. Craig Sword contributed 3 assists for them, while Colin Borchert had 6 rebounds.
UNLV led at halftime, 42-24.
UNLV won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-30.