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UNLV holds on to beat Western Kentucky 71-61

LAS VEGAS (AP) Tyrell Green scored 23 points with seven rebounds as UNLV held on late to beat Western Kentucky 71-61 on Saturday night in the Global Sports Classic.

Green was 8 of 12 from the field including five 3-pointers for the Rebels (4-2). Jalen Poyser added 22 points and nine assists and Dwayne Morgan chipped in eight points with six rebounds.

UNLV led early and was up 21-11 with 6:17 left in the half. But the Hilltoppers (3-3) surged to pull ahead 24-23 on a 3-pointer by Que Johnson and they led 30-28 at the break.

In the second half Poyser and Jovan Mooring made back-to-back 3-pointers to lift UNLV into lead again, 46-38, with 11:59 to play. The teams battled until a Mooring layup and a Green 3-pointer gave the Rebels a 58-52 edge with 5:12 to go and they held on for the win.

Johnson led the Hilltoppers with 16 points.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Western Ky. 303161
home team logo UNLV 284371
Team Stats
away team logo Western Ky. 16-11 72.1 PPG 40.3 RPG 12.4 APG
home team logo UNLV 15-11 74.6 PPG 42.2 RPG 13.2 APG
Key Players
23
C. Bassey 14.9 PPG 10.0 RPG 0.7 APG 63.8 FG%
1
K. Clyburn 13.2 PPG 5.4 RPG 1.3 APG 42.0 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB