UNLV Cruises to Fifth Straight Victory
Feb. 2, 2008
The Rebels opened the game on a 21-5 run, including a stretch of 13 unanswered points. Corey Bailey and Adams each had six points in the outburst. They remained in first place of the Mountain West Conference with their fifth straight league win.
UNLV (17-4, 6-1) opened the second half on an 8-2 run to extend a 20-point halftime advantage to 48-22. The Rebels led by at least 20 points until the final minute of the game when New Mexico scored the game's final seven points.
New Mexico (16-6, 3-4) committed 16 turnovers in the first half, including 10 in the opening eight minutes, as the Rebels led by as many as 22 points.
The Lobos were also limited to six field goals in the half. J.R. Giddens led the Lobos with 13 points and Roman Martinez added 10.