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Recap: Utah State , UNLV
Date: January 01, 2020 11:00 PM EDT
  

LAS VEGAS (AP) Bryce Hamilton scored 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting and UNLV handed defending champion Utah State its first Mountain West Conference loss, 70-63, on Wednesday night.

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Amauri Hardy added 14 points and Cheikh Mbacke Diong had 10 for the Runnin' Rebels (7-8, 2-0), who won their third straight.

Justin Bean had his 10th double-double of the season, 17 points and 10 rebounds, for the Aggies (13-3, 2-1), who had won three straight and six of seven. Sam Merrill added 10 points.

Marvin Coleman's 3-pointer with just under eight minutes left gave UNLV a 22-12 lead. Utah State quickly cut that to 3 but 10 straight points helped the the Runnin' Rebels hold a 37-26 lead at the half.

UNLV broke it open with a 15-3 run to lead 62-39 with 5:28 to play. The winners shot 45% while Utah State was at 33%, going 2 of 19 from 3-point range, and getting outrebounded 41-29.

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 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 UTAHST  -300   -7   135 
 UNLV  +250   +7   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 UTAHST  60%   75%   89% 
 UNLV  40%   25%   11% 
Betting Trends on Amount Wagered
BT MOVEMENTS

 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Wednesday, Jan 1
 
  •  Furman at VMI
1:00 PM EDT
  •  The Citadel at Samford
3:00 PM EDT
  •  Fresno State at San Diego State
3:00 PM EDT
  •  SO DAKOTA at IUPU-Fort Wayne
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  •  East Carolina at Wichita State
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  •  Wofford at E. Tennessee State
4:00 PM EDT
  •  South Florida at Southern Methodist
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  •  Connecticut at Cincinnati
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  •  Mercer at UNC Greensboro
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  •  Wyoming at Boise State
8:00 PM EDT
  •  Marquette at Creighton
9:00 PM EDT
  •  New Mexico at San Jose State
10:00 PM EDT
  •  Colorado State at Nevada
10:00 PM EDT
  •  Utah State at UNLV
11:10 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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