UNLV dominates Air Force on the glass, wins 100-64
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Derrick Jones Jr. had 22 points and 10 rebounds and UNLV made 13 3-pointers on Saturday night to beat Air Force 100-64.
The Rebels (11-7, 2-3 Mountain West) had a 52-20 edge in rebounding with 20 offensive boards to match Air Force’s overall total. UNLV closed its home stand with a pair of wins after dropping three to open the conference season.
Jerome Seagears made 5 of 5 from 3-point range and scored 17. Stephen Zimmerman Jr. added 14 points and 12 rebounds, and Ben Carter had eight points, 10 rebounds, five assists and three blocked shots.
Hayden Graham had 18 points and Pervis Louder had 13 to lead the Falcons (10-8, 1-4).
The Rebels opened the game with a 25-5 lead, stretched it to 53-25 at the half and had their largest advantage of 38 just before the conclusion at 100-62.