Las Vegas – #24 UNLV bounced back from their loss on Saturday in North Carolina with a 74-52 win over Chicago State Thursday night at the Thomas and Mack.
Freshman forward Anthony Bennett led the way for the Rebels with 22 points and 11 rebounds and was one of four players to score in double figures for the Runnin’ Rebels and has now led UNLV in scoring in 12 of their 14 games. Khem Birch added 13 points and 12 rebounds, Katin Reinhardt had 12 points and Carlos Lopez-Sosa chipped in 11.
UNLV will wrap up thier non-conference schedule on Saturday as they host Cal State Bakersfield at the Thomas and Mack. The Rebels open up conference play on the road January 9th in New Mexico as they take on the Lobos.