Rashad Vaugn scores season-high 31 points in Runnin' Rebels victory
Christian Wood led the Runnin' Rebels with 20 points in loss to Lobos.
Rashad Vaughn had 20 points to lead the Runnin' Rebels
Wood records eighth double-double of the season, while Vaughn scores 20 or more for fifth time as Runnin' Rebels improve to 9-3.
Runnin' Rebels will face No. 14 Utah on Saturday night at MGM Grand.
NCAA Basketball: New Mexico at UNLV (USATSI)
UNLV at Boise State
UNLV vs. Nevada
December 31, 2014
NCAA Basketball: Southern Utah at UNLV (USATSI)
Wood enters his second season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2014-15.
Played in 30 games and made two starts as a true freshman ... Averaged 13.0 minutes per game ... Scored 4.5 points, grabbed 3.2 rebounds and blocked just under one shot per contest ... Is UNLV's second-leading returning scorer ... Shot 41.0 percent from the field and 80.0 percent from the free-throw line ... Was second on the team in blocked shots and 10th in the Mountain West ... Scored in double figures three times, scoring a career-high 11 points vs. Nevada, Reno ... Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds vs. Colorado State and blocked a career-high five shots vs. Sacred Heart and again vs. New Mexico ... Made two 3-pointers at Southern Utah and at Boise State ... Played a career-high 30 minutes vs. San Diego State ... Made at least one 3-pointer in nine games.
A 2013 graduate of Findlay College Prep at the Henderson International School in Henderson, Nev. ... Ranked as the No. 36 overall player in the class of 2013 by Rivals and No. 8 at his position ... Scout listed him at No. 10 at his position and ESPN had him No. 71 overall ... Helped the Pilots win 54 consecutive games and an ESPN National High School Invitational championship in 2012 ... Findlay was 35-1 his senior year, winning eight games over top-25 ranked teams ... The 35 wins are the most in school history as the program finished the regular season ranked as the nation's unanimous No. 1 team for the first time ... The team's lone loss came in the semifinals of the ESPN NHSI.
Christian Marquise Wood was born Sept. 27, 1995, in Long Beach, Calif. ... Son of Jeanette Stewart ... Has not declared a major ... Has a brother: Derek Stewart.