LAS VEGAS (AP) James Batemon scored 27 points to lead Loyola Marymount to a 61-50 victory and spoiled UNLV's season opener on Saturday night.
Batemon was 8 of 19 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Jeffery McClendon added 13 points and Joe Quintana 11 for Loyola Marymount (2-0). Mattias Markusson grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds and chipped in eight points.
Shakur Juiston, who led UNLV last season averaging 14.6 points and 10 rebounds a game, led the Rebels against LMU with 12 points and seven rebounds.