UNLV Downs San Diego State, 68-58
Feb. 26, 2008
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Wink Adams scored a game-high 23 points to lead UNLV over San Diego State 68-58 Tuesday in a Mountain West Conference game.
Joe Darger scored 13 points and Rene Rougeau added 10 points, nine rebounds, and three steals for the Rebels (21-6, 10-3).
UNLV could move into a first-place tie in the conference depending on the outcome of an overtime game with BYU at New Mexico Tuesday night. A BYU loss would put the Rebels in a first-place tie.
Lorrenzo Wade led the Aztecs (18-10, 8-6) with 19 points and nine rebounds. Billy White added nine points and six rebounds for San Diego State, which remains in fourth place in the Mountain West.
After trailing 33-31 at halftime, the Rebels opened the second half on a 13-3 run and never trailed again.
UNLV built its largest lead of the game 62-51 with 4:22 left.
The Aztecs built their largest lead at 14-6 with 12:28 left in the session. Adams eventually rallied the Rebels, scoring eight consecutive points, giving the Rebels a 24-23 lead with 5:11 until halftime.