LAS VEGAS, NV – The numbers are simple: Three days, three wins, and the Runnin’ Rebels earn a berth in the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
The Junior will miss Saturday’s game in Reno.
The Runnin’ Rebels snapped their two game losing streak Saturday night at the Thomas and Mack with a 85-55 pounding of visiting Tennessee-Martin.
New Mexico’s Tony Snell scored 13 straight of his game high 21 points in the second-half as the No. 15 Lobos pulled away late Saturday to beat UNLV 63-56 and win the Mountain West tournament championship.
The Runnin’ Rebels survived a barrage of three pointers and a ten-point second-half deficit, to win their 14th straight home game, 68-64, over Boise State.
The Rebels blew an eleven point halftime lead but managed to beat #22 Colorado State 61-59 on a 12 foot jumper by senior guard Anthony Marshall, Wednesday night at the Thomas and Mack.
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.
UNLV head basketball head coach Dave Rice announced Friday that sophomore Bryce Dejean-Jones sustained fractures of his third and fourth metacarpal bones in his left hand during the Runnin’ Rebels’ team workout on Thursday.