College basketball briefs: USD men fall to UNLV
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Rashad Vaughn scored 18 points off the bench and Christian Wood added 11 points and 10 rebounds to power UNLV to a 75-61 win over South Dakota on Saturday night.
SIOUX FALLS (AP) - Rashad Vaughn scored 18 points off the bench and Christian Wood added 11 points and 10 rebounds to power UNLV to a 75-61 win over South Dakota on Saturday night.
South Dakota led briefly, 29-28 on a layup by Brandon Bos, but UNLV closed the first half on a 14-2 run to take a 42-31 at intermission.
The Rebels (6-2) connected on 28 of 59 shots from the floor (47.5 percent), hitting 5 of 21 from the perimeter, and collecting 10 steals.
Jelan Kendrick had 13 points for UNLV while Patrick McCaw added 12 points off the bench.
Bos led South Dakota (3-8) with 19 points. Tyler Larson added 14 points, Eric Robertson contributed 12 points off the bench and Casey Kasperbauer kicked in 10 points. Robertson pulled down nine rebounds as the Coyotes outrebounded UNLV 38-33, but turned the ball over 17 times.
Parks, South Dakota State hold off Idaho, 87-85
BROOKINGS (AP) - Deondre Parks scored 20 points and Reed Tellinghuisen scored a career-high 17 to lead South Dakota State past Idaho 87-85 on Saturday.
Cody Larson added 15 points and Jake Bittle finished with 13 and seven assists for South Dakota State (6-4), which avenged a Nov. 17 loss to Idaho.
A 3-pointer by Tellinghuisen with 7:40 left gave South Dakota State its biggest lead, 71-61.
Idaho slowly climbed back into the game, pulling within two, 84-82, when Mike Scott hit a 3 with 1:19 remaining.
Bittle made a layup on the other end before another Scott 3-pointer made it 86-85 with 34 seconds to go.
The Vandals were forced to foul and Parks made 1 of 2 free throws 9 seconds later.
Scott and Sekou Wiggs each missed shots in the waning seconds.
Idaho (4-5) shot a season-high 60 percent (29 of 48) from the field, but committed 18 turnovers.