Home Sweet Home for Willis in Rebel Road Win
Dec. 3, 2008
FRESNO, Calif. (AP)- Darris Santee scored 21 points and Tre'Von Willis added 18 in his return to his hometown of Fresno to lead UNLV over Fresno State 82-76 on Wednesday night in a nonconference game.
Paul George scored a game-high 24 points for Fresno State. Dwight O'Neil, Willis' half brother from the Fresno suburb of Easton, added 21 points and six assists.
Wink Adams had 17 points and seven rebounds for UNLV (6-2), whose guards had little trouble penetrating the Bulldogs' perimeter defense.
Fresno State (2-4) suffered its second straight home loss after Oregon State beat the Bulldogs to snap its 25-game losing streak Sunday.
The Rebels pulled away late in the game behind four straight points from Rene Rougeau, who finished with 12 points.