Diong lifts UNLV over Benedictine Mesa 99-45
LAS VEGAS (AP) Cheikh Mbacke Diong had 22 points plus 11 rebounds as UNLV routed Benedictine Mesa 99-45 on Thursday. David Jenkins Jr. added 20 points for the Runnin' Rebels.
Nicquel Blake had 15 points and seven assists for UNLV (5-6), which won its fourth consecutive game. Devin Tillis added 11 points and eight rebounds.
The 99 points were a season best for UNLV.
Maurice Walton had 16 points for the Redhawks, whose season-opening losing streak reached five games.
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Updated January 21, 2021