Jelan Kendrick led the Runnin' Rebels with 15 points in loss to Broncos.
Rashad Vaughn led UNLV with 30 points, followed by Patrick McCaw and Christian Wood who added 16 points apiece.
Five Runnin' Rebels score in double figures in well-balanced attack.
Wood records eighth double-double of the season, while Vaughn scores 20 or more for fifth time as Runnin' Rebels improve to 9-3.
Four UNLV players score in double figures as team wins sixth game of the year.
Men's Basketball falls to Utah State, 83-65; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
NCAA Basketball: Boise State at UNLV (USATSI)
UNLV Falls Just Short of Air Force, 76-75
NCAA Basketball: New Mexico at UNLV (USATSI)
USATSI Photos men's basketball -- 1/17/15
Kendrick enters his second season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2014-15 ... Transferred to UNLV prior to his junior season (2013-14) from Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa ... Also attended Memphis and Mississippi.
Played in 32 games as a junior and made eight starts ... Averaged just under 21 minutes played per game ... Is the team's leading returning scorer (6.3 ppg) ... Averaged 2.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game ... Shot 42.8 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from 3-point range ... Was third on the team in field-goal percentage ... Scored in double figures eight times, including four straight from Feb. 26-March 8 ... Scored a career-high 18 points vs. Radford ... Made four 3-pointers at Nevada, Reno ... Recorded a career-high six rebounds three times and a career-high-tying four assists on four occasions .. Tied his career high in steals with four against Portland State ... Led the team in scoring three times ... Made at least one 3-pointer in 12 games.
SOPHOMORE (2012-13) - Indian Hills CC
Played in 22 games and made 18 starts for the Warriors ... Averaged 12.9 points in 20.6 minutes per game and led the team with 90 assists ... Helped the Warriors to a 26-4 overall record ... Shot 52 percent from the field and carried a 1.2 assist to turnover ratio ... Also recorded 13 blocks and averaged 4.4 rebounds per game ... Was an All-Region 11 honorable mention pick.
FRESHMAN (2011-12) - Mississippi
Played in 18 games and made two starts for the Rebels ... Helped guide the team to a 20-14 overall record and an 8-8 mark in the Southeastern Conference ... Missed the first half of the season because of NCAA transfer rules ... Scored in double digits four times: 11 against South Carolina, 11 at Mississippi State, 11 at Kentucky and 10 at Tennessee ... Played against Mississippi State and Deville Smith, who was a Runnin' Rebel teammate (2013-14), on Jan. 18.
FRESHMAN - REDSHIRT (2010-11)Memphis/Mississippi
Used the 2010-11 season a redshirt year ... Attended Memphis during the fall semester before transferring to Mississippi in December ... Played in one exhibition game with the Tigers but did not play in a regular-season game ... Started practicing with at Mississippi in January and had to sit out because of NCAA transfer rules through the end of the 2011 fall semester.
Was a McDonald's and Parade All-American at Wheeler High School in Marietta, Ga., following his 2009-10 senior season ... Also was an ESPN/RISE All-America pick ... Averaged 19.6 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.5 assists and helped Wheeler to the Sweet 16 of the Georgia state tournament ... Played for Westlake High School in Atlanta as a junior and helped that team to the state semifinals ... Was a consensus top-15 recruit, ranked as the No. 8 player in the nation, the No. 2 small forward in the country by Rivals.com and the No. 15 player in the nation by Scout.com ... Following his senior year of high school, played in both the McDonald's All-America game and the Jordan Brand Classic at Madison Square Garden ... Scored 13 points in the Jordan game ... Was the first McDonald's All-American in Ole Miss Basketball history ... Playing with the Memphis Magic Elite, he led his team to an AAU national championship.
Jelan Miguel Kendrick was born Oct. 9, 1991 ... Son of Lonnie and Denise Kendrick ... Majoring in sociology.