Christian Wood led the team with 27 points and career highs of 19 rebounds and seven blocks in win over the Bulldogs.
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.
Christian Wood scores 16 points and grabs 11 rebounds for his 11th double-double in win over the Wolf Pack.
Rashad Vaughn scores a career-high 31 points in the Runnin' Rebel victory.
Men's Basketball defeats Fresno State, 73-61; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
Men's Basketball falls to Colorado State, 83-82 on the road; Credit: USA Today
NCAA Basketball: New Mexico at UNLV (USATSI)
USATSI Photos men's basketball -- 1/17/15
UNLV at Boise State
Vaughn enters his first season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2014-15 ... Named the Mountain West Preseason Freshman of the Year.
A 2014 graduate of Findlay College Prep in Henderson, Nev. ... Consensus 5-star recruit (Scout, Rivals, ESPN) ... Ranked as the No. 8 player in the 2014 class by Scout (No. 1 at position), No. 8 player by Rivals (No. 2 at position) and No. 19 player by ESPN (No. 4 at position) ... A McDonald's All-American, played in the 2014 game and helped the West team beat the East 105-102 ... Scored 14 points, recorded five rebounds and an assist in that game ... Also played for the East squad in the 2014 Jordan Brand Classic ... Scored nine points and recorded three rebounds helping his side to a 158-147 win ... Was invited to the U18 National Team Training Camp but was unable to play because of an injury ... Averaged 19.9 points and 4.9 assists per game as a senior at Findlay ... Averaged 19.4 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game with the Playground Elite on the EYBL Circuit the summer before his senior year ... Attended Cooper High School in Robinsdale, Minn., his first three years ... Averaged 28 points and nine rebounds per game as a junior ... Earned MVP honors at the Pangos All-American Camp (Los Angeles) and the Reebok Classic Breakout (Philadelphia) in the summer of 2013 ... Scored 33 points and hit nine 3-pointers in the Reebok Classic.
Rashad DeAndre Vaughn was born Aug. 16, 1996, in Minneapolis, Minn. ... Has not declared a major ... Son of Troy and Bridgette Vaughn ... Has two siblings: Troy (19) and Cameron (12).