No. 12 Rebels Hunt Down Razorbacks
Anderson Hunt scored 28 points, including five three-point baskets in the second half, to lead No. 12-ranked Nevada Las Vegas to a 101-93 victory over No. 11 Arkansas.
UNLV (7-2) trailed, 48-44, at halftime, but the Rebels started the second half with a 9-2 run on baskets by Greg Anthony, Stacey Augmon and Larry Johnson and a three-point basket by Hunt.
The Rebels led, 84-75, with six minutes to play after Hunt made four three-point baskets during an eight-minute span.
Arkansas guard Todd Day made four three-point baskets that kept the Razorbacks (8-2) close until the final minutes.
Anthony scored 20 points for UNLV and Augmon added 19.
“We played a great basketball team today,” Arkansas Coach Nolan Richardson said. “Definitely that was the most physical football--I mean basketball--team we’ve ever played in my career.”