Bearcats Hold Off Rebels, 67-65|
Nov. 29, 2008
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Deonta Vaughn had 19 points and six assists as Cincinnati fought off UNLV for a 67-65 victory at the Global Sports Classic on Saturday.
The Bearcats led by six points with seven minutes to play, but UNLV went on a 13-5 run to grab a 59-57 advantage with 4:39 left.
Cincinnati (5-1) answered with consecutive 3-pointers from Alvin Mitchell and a short jumper from Mike Williams to retake the lead at 65-59. The Bearcats hung on late as UNLV only made 2-of-6 free throws in the final 16 seconds.
Tre'Von Willis had 18 points and five assists, while Joe Darger had 18 points for UNLV on six 3-pointers, all of which came in the second half.