LARAMIE, Wyo. -- Khem Birch scored 12 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds to lead a balanced attack for UNLV which rolled to a 65-42 win over Wyoming on Saturday night.
Bryce Dejean-Jones and Mike Moser scored 11 points apiece and Katin Reinhardt chipped in with 10 for UNLV (21-7, 8-5 Mountain West), which never trailed.Derek Cooke Jr. scored a career-high 15 points and had nine rebounds to lead Wyoming (18-9, 4-9).Reinhardt drilled a pair of 3-pointers and Moser had five points in the first eight-plus minutes as UNLV raced to a 19-7 lead. The margin reached 28-10 after Savon Goodman hit a lay-up and a free throw at the 4:13 mark of the first half. By intermission, the Runnin' Rebels were up 32-12. The lead didn't shrink below 17 after that.The largest lead was 64-37 after a lay-up by Dejean-Jones with just over 2 minutes remaining.