UNLV drops Wyoming 62-50UNLV's Anthony Marshall is fouled as he is stripped of the ball by Wyoming's Larry Nance Jr. in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Anthony Bennett scored 17 points to lead UNLV past Wyoming 62-50 on Thursday night.
Quintrell Thomas added 13 points for UNLV (16-4, 3-2 Mountain West) while Anthony Marshall scored 12 points and had nine assists as the Rebels shot 49 percent from the field and were 7 of 15 from 3-point range.
Larry Nance Jr. led Wyoming (15-3, 2-3) with 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field, but had only two second-half points.
Leonard Washington added 13 points, seven rebounds, and four blocks for the Cowboys, which lost their 11th straight to UNLV at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Wyoming was a dismal 3 of 16 from beyond the arc and were out-rebounded 34-20.
Leading 35-31 early in the second half, UNLV went on a 12-2 run capped by Katin Reinhardt's 3-pointer from the right corner with 12:03 to go. The Rebels led by as many as 18 in the second half.