LAS VEGAS (AP) Freshman Anthony Bennett and junior Mike Moser scored 19 points apiece to lead No. 24 UNLV to an impressive 85-57 victory over UC Irvine on Wednesday night. Using tenacious defense, the Rebels held UC Irvine scoreless during a crucial 5 minutes of the second half, long enough to widen their lead to 20 points and take the Anteaters out of the game. UNLV outscored UC Irvine 51-31 in the second half to pull away for the easy win. The Rebels host Hawaii on Saturday.
TULSA, OK - MARCH 18: Members of the UNLV Rebels sit on the bench in the first half of their game against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at BOK Center on March 18, 2011 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)Credit: Getty Images