UNLV vs UC Riverside Final: 72-51 - Recap

The battle between UNLV and UC Riverside didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as UC Riverside was handed a 72-51 defeat on Tuesday at Thomas & Mack Center.

UNLV was a -12.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Bryce Hamilton had 16 points for UNLV and Tervell Beck chipped in with 11 points. Amauri Hardy had 4 assists for them, while Cheikh Mbacke Diong was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

UC Riverside got 14 points from Dikymbe MArtin in a losing cause and another 9 points from Jordan Gilliam. Jordan Gilliam contributed 2 assists for them, while Eric Rwahwire had 6 rebounds.

UNLV led at halftime, $HalfScore.

UNLV won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-23.

UNLV heads into a battle against Oakland. UC Riverside, meanwhile, will have their next action against UC Merced.