LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amauri Hardy fueled a game-ending 27-7 run with nine of his 20 points and UNLV pulled away from Jackson State 80-57 on Tuesday night.
Cheikh Mbacke Diong added 19 points and 13 rebounds as the Runnin’ Rebels turned a three-point game into a route. Bryce Hamilton had 12 points and Nick Blair 10 for UNLV (3-5).
UNLV went 10 of 15 with a pair of 3-pointers down the stretch while Tigers were just 3 of 11 with six turnovers.
Tristan Jarrett scored 23 points for the Tigers (1-6).