UNLV Falls To Pepperdine, 75-61
Dec. 22, 2005
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Pepperdine's Michael Gerrity scored 19 points, Tashaan Forehan-Kelly added 18 and the Waves shot 68 percent in the second half Thursday afternoon to beat UNLV 75-61.
Pepperdine went on a 14-8 run over the game's final 3:46, including 7-of-12 from the foul line, in winning for the first time on the road in seven games this season.
The Waves (3-7) held a 48-32 rebounding edge and limited UNLV to 34 percent shooting, 24 percent in the first half.
UNLV cut the deficit to four points midway through the second half, going on a 14-6 run to trail 47-43 with 11:32 to play. But Pepperdine scored the next eight points and eventually built the lead to 60-47 at the 6:22 mark.
The Waves' Chase Griffin had 13 points and Willie Galick had nine.
Pepperdine went on a 9-1 run over the final 3:12 of the first half and were up 31-24 at halftime.
UNLV (4-6) got 10 points each from Wink Adams, Jason Petrimoulx and Wendell White. Louis Amundson, who leads the Rebels in scoring and rebounding, fouled out with six minutes to play, after scoring seven points and grabbing eight rebounds.