LAS VEGAS (AP) - Quintrell Thomas had season highs with 15 points and 16 rebounds as UNLV defeated cold-shooting Utah 67-54 on Wednesday night.
Thomas, a redshirt freshman, had 13 first-half points. He went 5 of 5 from the free-throw line and had two blocks.
Carlos Lopez had a 14 points and nine rebounds and Chace Stanback added 11 points, six rebounds and three blocks for UNLV (17-5, 5-3 Mountain West), which won its third straight.
The Utes, who shot 30 percent (17 of 57) from the field and 14 of 25 (56 percent) from the free-throw line, scored a season low in points and dropped their second straight.
Will Clyburn led Utah (10-12, 3-5) with 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Josh Watkins had 15 points.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.