Posted at: 02/09/2013 9:36 PM
By: The Associated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Anthony Bennett had 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead the UNLV to a 64-55 victory over No. 15 New Mexico on Saturday night.
The Runnin' Rebels (18-6, 5-4 Mountain West) came in desperately needing a win after surprising losses to Boise State and at Fresno State.
Though they shot just 37.1 percent (23 of 62) from the field, the Rebels were 9 of 22 (40.9 percent) from beyond the arc.
Bryce DeJean-Jones and Katin Reinhardt each scored 16 points for UNLV.
Jones was 3 of 6 from 3-point range, and Reinhardt was 4 of 7. Anthony Marshall added 11 points for the Rebels.
Alex Kirk scored 17 points to lead New Mexico (20-4, 7-2).
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