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August 21, 2012
Rebels sweep Canadian trip
MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada - Anthony Marshall scored 17 points, while Justin Hawkins added 12 and Savon Goodman had 11 as the UNLV men's basketball team won its fourthstraight game in Canada, 74-59, against McGill University at G. DonaldLove Competition Hall on Tuesday Night. The game was the last of four exhibitioncontests for the Runnin' Rebels during their Canada trip.
Leading 39-31 at the half, UNLV started thesecond half with a 12-2 run to take a 51-33 lead with 3:56 to go in thethird quarter. The Redmen came back with a run of their own - 11-3 -as back-to-back 3-pointers by Rodrigo Imperador trimmed the Runnin' Rebels'lead to 10 points at 54-44. McGill would get no closer than nine pointsthe rest of the way.
Marshall was 7-of-12 from the field, grabbedfour rebounds and had three steals. Hawkins added three rebounds and threesteals, while Goodman had five rebounds. Qunitrell Thomas had a game-highnine rebounds for UNLV.
UNLV shot 25-of-61 for 41 percent and wasjust 3-of-19 from 3-point range. The Runnin' Rebels made 21-of-27 fromthe free throw line.
Adrian Hynes-Guery scored a game-high 18points for McGill, but also committed a game-high eight turnovers. Imperadorwas MU's only other player in double figures with 13 points. The Redmenshot 21-of-63 from the field (33.3 percent) and 7-of-31 from 3-point range.
Goodman led the Runnin' Rebels with sevenpoints during the first 20 minutes, while Marshall, Hawkins and DaquanCook all scored six. Thomas grabbed six first-half rebounds to lead allplayers.
The Runnin' Rebels were just 1-of-10 from3-point range before the break. Hynes-Guery led all scorers with 10 pointsbefore halftime. The Runnin' Rebels played their second gamewithout freshman Katin Reinhardt, who was not in uniform after sufferingan injury in UNLV's win at Ottawa on Sunday afternoon.