Las Vegas – The Rebels nine game win streak came to an end Saturday in Chapel Hill as the North Carolina Tarheels beat UNLV 79-73.
Freshman Anthony Bennett scored 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for UNLV, which led by a point briefly in the second half but spent most of the game in catch-up mode. Katin Reinhardt and Anthony Marshall each added 15 points for the Runnin’ Rebels, who also got Mike Moser back from an elbow injury after a four-game absence. Moser finished with 3 points and 1 rebound in twelve minutes.
The Rebels are back home Thursday January 3rd to take on Chicago State at the Thomas and Mack.