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UNLV Falls To Air Force, 75-68

Jan. 05, 2014

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Bryce Dejean-Jones led the Runnin' Rebels with a career-high 28 points, but UNLV fell to Air Force 75-68 in a close battle.

Tre' Coggins' layup with 36 seconds left in the game gave Air Force the lead and Kamryn Williams sealed the win by converting four of six free throws.

Coggins layup answered a pair of free throws by Deville Smith that put UNLV up, 68-67 with :49 to play.

Williams was fouled pulling down a defensive rebound and converted both free throws to make it 71-68, and was fouled again after pulling down a defensive rebound. This time he hit the first of two free throws and put back his own miss for a three-point play with :04 left to complete the scoring.

Coggins finished with 20 points for Air Force (8-5, 2-0 Mountain West). Max Yon added 13 and Marek Olesinki and Williams both finished with 11 points.

UNLV fell to 10-5 overall and 1-1 in Mountain West play.

Kevin Olekaibe added 13 for the Runnin' Rebels, and Khem Birch pulled down nine rebounds.

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