Adams Helps Rebels Top Wyoming
Jan. 17, 2009
LAS VEGAS (AP)--Wink Adams scored 20 points Saturday night to lead UNLV to an 83-66 victory against Wyoming.
Rene Rougeau added 14 points and eight rebounds to help UNLV (14-4, 2-2) snap a two-game Mountain West Conference losing streak.
The Rebels, led by 6 offensive rebounds from Rougeau, held a 43-33 edge in rebounds.
UNLV trailed 26-20 with seven minutes left in the first half before Adams scored nine consecutive points over the next two minutes to give the Rebels the lead for good.
Wyoming (12-5, 1-2) got a game-high 21 points from Sean Ogirri, who hit 7 of his 15 3-point attempts. Tyson Johnson and Afam Muojeke each added 14 points for the Cowboys.