No. 21 UNLV rolls past California
Marshall scores 22 points to lead Runnin’ Rebels to victory
LAS VEGAS -- Anthony Marshall had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 21 UNLV to an 85-68 victory against California on Friday.
Chace Stanback had 15 points and Mike Moser added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Rebels (13-2), who have won all eight games this season at the Thomas & Mack Center and 11 overall in Las Vegas.
|TOP 25 SCORES|
|No. 4 Louisville 70, Western Kentucky 60|
|No. 6 Baylor 83, West Virginia 81|
|No. 13 Wisconsin 79, Mississippi Valley State 45|
|Wagner 59, No. 15 Pittsburgh 54|
|No. 21 UNLV 85, California 68|
Oscar Bellfield had 11 points and 11 assists for UNLV, which shot 49 percent from the field and had 22 assists.
Justin Cobbs had 20 points and five assists for the Golden Bears (10-3), while Allen Crabbe had 13 points and six rebounds and Harper Kamp added 12 points and nine rebounds.
Jorge Gutierrez had 12 points and six rebounds for California.
Leading 46-26, the Rebels opened the second half by hitting consecutive 3-pointers and eventually built their largest lead at 72-45 with 8:41 remaining. The Golden Bears cut the lead to 13 points three times in the final four minutes.
With the Rebels’ win, the Mountain West Conference is 11-3 against the Pac-12 this season.
After California led 5-2, the Rebels dominated, taking the lead for good at 11-8 on a 3-pointer by Moser with 15:52 left. The Rebels went on a 21-6 run after the Bears cut it to 15-14.
Stanback capped the half with a 3-pointer from the right corner at the buzzer.
The Rebels had 14 assists in the first half, nine by Bellfield. In the first half, UNLV shot 54 percent from the field and 5 of 11 from 3-point range. The Rebels finished 9 of 24.
California shot 32 percent from the field in the first half and finished at 38 percent for the game.