UNLV Takes Down Tulsa, 80-71
 
Derrick Jasper had a double-double for the Rebels in Thursday night's game.
Derrick Jasper had a double-double for the Rebels in Thursday night's game.
 
 
 

Nov. 26, 2010

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -Derrick Jasper's double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds helped UNLV beat Tulsa 80-71 in the first round of the 76 Classic on Thursday night.

Chace Stanback scored 15 points and Oscar Bellfield had 13 points and seven assists for the Rebels (4-0), who shot 52.7 percent and made 8 of 14 3-pointers.

Scottie Haralson and Justin Hurtt scored 15 points each for the Golden Hurricane (2-2), while Steven Idlet had 10 of his 12 in the first half.

Tulsa fell behind by as many as 17 in the second half before making several mini-runs.

Trailing 73-61, the Golden Hurricane scored seven straight points, including a 3-pointer by Haralson, to pull as close as 73-68 with 2:40 left.

Neither team shot free throws well, with UNLV making 14 of 21 and Tulsa converting 26 of 35.

UNLV led 40-31 at the break, closing the half with an 8-3 run.


 

 

 
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