Big 2nd-half run lifts UNLV past TCU 78-62
LAS VEGAS (AP)—Tre’Von Willis and Chace Stanback scored 16 points to boost UNLV to a 78-62 victory over TCU Wednesday night.
The Rebels secured the win with a 24-8 run following halftime. They built on a 40-25 halftime lead and were up by 31 midway through the second half. Darris Santee had six consecutive points on three baskets during the run.
Defensively, UNLV (21-7, 9-5 Mountain West) stood out by forcing 21 turnovers, compared to TCU forcing 12. The Rebels had 13 steals while TCU came up with five.
Stanback also had seven rebounds and six assists for UNLV.
Ronnie Moss scored a game-high 25 points and Dvonko Buljan had 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Horned Frogs (12-16, 4-9).