UNLV Tops Wyoming 66-54
Feb. 4, 2006
LAS VEGAS (AP) - UNLV's Wink Adams had 15 points and Wendell White added 12 points and 12 rebounds for his first career double-double Saturday night to lead the Rebels past Wyoming, 66-54.
Wyoming trailed by as many 15 points in the second half before cutting its deficit to 51-43 with about 9 minutes left.
Kevin Lewis started the comeback attempt with a 3-pointer and Justin Williams followed with consecutive dunks.
UNLV (13-8, 7-2 Mountain West Conference), however, scored the next six points and to maintain its lead. UNLV was sparked down the stretch by Adams banking a 3-pointer and Jason Petrimoulx hitting three free throws after being fouled on an attempt from behind the arc.
Petrimoulx finished with 12 points and Louis Amundson added nine points and eight rebounds for the Rebels.
Williams had 16 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks for Wyoming and Brad Jones added 13 points. The Cowboys (11-11, 4-5) lost for the fourth time in five games, committing 26 turnovers and shooting 37-percent.