Willis' 16 lead UNLV past Southern Utah 77-59Dec 16, 2009 - 4:50 AM CEDAR CITY, Utah(AP) -- Tre'Von Willis scored 16 points as UNLV pulled away from Southern Utah 77-59 Tuesday night.
Chace Stanback added 15 points and Oscar Bellfield 10 as the Runnin' Rebels (8-1) bounced back from their only loss, having fallen 95-80 Saturday against Kansas State.
The Rebels led 31-30 at intermission and then, up 34-32 early in the second half, went on a 20-4 run to go ahead 54-36 and put the game away.
Davis Baker led all scorers with 21 points for the Thunderbirds (3-8), who lost their sixth in a row. Matt Hodgson had a game-high eight rebounds for Southern Utah.
Though UNLV was outrebounded 43-38, the Rebels forced 25 turnovers while committing only 10.
Southern Utah achieved its largest lead with 17:22 left in the first half when Hodgson's jump shot made it 8-2.
UNLV ran its record against Southern Utah to 19-0.
- NCAA BB
SOUTHERN UTAH 59 FINAL
Dec 15 11:04 PM
- NCAA BB
SOUTHERN UTAH 30 HALFTIME
Dec 15 9:45 PM
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