Las Vegas – Bryce Dejean-Jones sunk a go-ahead jumper with 12 seconds remaining in overtime, leading the 24th ranked Runnin’ Rebels to a 76-71 victory over Air Force, Saturday night at the Thomas and Mack.
Freshman Anthony Bennett led the way for the Rebels with 22 points and 16 rebounds. Dejean-Jones finished the game with 18 points and Mike Moser had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Rebels.
With the win the Rebels are now 14-3 and 1-1 in the Mountain West. UNLV next plays at San Diego State on Wednesday.