LAS VEGAS (AP) Luis Rodriguez had 13 points and UNLV held on to beat 72-70 victory over Akron on Tuesday.

Akron's Mikal Dawson missed a 3-pointer with four seconds left for the chance to win it.

Rodriguez added six rebounds for the Rebels (3-3). Kalib Boone added 12 points while shooting 6 of 9 from the field, and he also had seven rebounds, three steals, and four blocks. Dedan Thomas Jr. shot 4 for 9 (2 for 4 from 3-point range) and 2 of 3 from the free throw line to finish with 12 points.

Enrique Freeman finished with 22 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks for Akron (4-3). Sammy Hunter added 15 points for Akron. Dawson scored 14..

Akron hosts Bradley on Dec. 5.

UNLV travels to Dayton on Dec. 6.


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