UNLV Wins, Finishes Trip 4-And-Oh, Canada!
MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada (UNLVRebels.com) - Anthony Marshall scored 17 points, while Justin Hawkinsadded 12 and Savon Goodman had 11 as the UNLV men's basketball team won its fourth straight game in Canada, 74-59, against McGill University at G. Donald Love Competition Hall on Tuesday Night. The game was the last of four exhibition contests for the Runnin' Rebels during their Canada trip.
Leading 39-31 at the half, UNLV started the second half with a 12-2 run to take a 51-33 lead with 3:56 to go in the third quarter. The Redmen came back with a run of their own - 11-3 - as back-to-back 3-pointers by Rodrigo Imperador trimmed the Runnin' Rebels' lead to 10 points at 54-44. McGill would get no closer than nine points the rest of the way.
Marshall was 7-of-12 from the field, grabbed four rebounds and had three steals. Hawkins added three rebounds and three steals, while Goodman had five rebounds. Qunitrell Thomas had a game-high nine rebounds for UNLV.
UNLV shot 25-of-61 for 41 percent and was just 3-of-19 from 3-point range. The Runnin' Rebels made 21-of-27 from the free throw line .
Adrian Hynes-Guery scored a game-high 18 points for McGill, but also committed a game-high eight turnovers. Imperador was MU's only other player in double figures with 13 points. The Redmen shot 21-of-63 from the field (33.3 percent) and 7-of-31 from 3-point range.
Goodman led the Runnin' Rebels with seven points during the first 20 minutes, while Marshall, Hawkins and Daquan Cook all scored six. Thomas grabbed six first-half rebounds to lead all players.
The Runnin' Rebels were just 1-of-10 from 3-point range before the break. Hynes-Guery led all scorers with 10 points before halftime.
The Runnin' Rebels played their second game without freshman Katin Reinhardt, who was not in uniform after suffering an injury in UNLV's win at Ottawa on Sunday afternoon.