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UNLV Cruises Past Colorado State, 65-47

Kevin Kruger led the Rebels with 16 points and nine assists. (File Photo)

Kevin Kruger led the Rebels with 16 points and nine assists. (File Photo)

March 3, 2007

Final Stats

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Kevin Kruger scored a game-high 16 points and dished out nine assists to lead UNLV over Colorado State 65-47 Saturday night in the Mountain West Conference regular season finales for both teams.

Joel Anthony added 10 points and eight blocks for UNLV (25-6, 11-5), which finished second in the conference behind BYU.

The Rebels never trailed and led 34-19 at intermission. The Rams cut it to 40-32 with 13:20 left but came no closer. UNLV later built its largest lead, 63-43, with 2:26 left.

Jason Smith led Colorado State (16-12, 6-10) with 12 points and 15 rebounds. Stephan Gilling added nine points for the Rams.

The Rebels open the conference tournament in the quarterfinal round Thursday against seventh-seeded Utah at 6 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center.


 

 

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