UNLV Men's Basketball

Rebels get energized in 62-point rout against New Mexico Highlands

Steve Marcus

UNLV's Derrick Jones Jr. dunks during a game against New Mexico Highlands at the Thomas & Mack Center Monday, Nov. 16, 2015.

Rebels get energized in 62-point rout against New Mexico Highlands
UNLV Basketball: UNLV (2-0) got an easy victory and faces a short turnaround with Southern Utah coming to the Mack on Wednesday for a 7:30 p.m. tip
Mon, Nov 16, 2015 (11 p.m.)
It starts with a burst of energy, a flashpoint from which the rush bursts forth and infects everyone who crosses its path. That’s what happened to two Rebels tonight, one whose impact was belied by a pedestrian stat line and another whose highlight will be the only thing most people across the country ever know about this game.
UNLV's Patrick McCaw guards a New Mexico Highlands player during a game at the Thomas & Mack Center Monday, Nov. 16, 2015.
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Dwayne Morgan brought the energy, Derrick Jones brought the highlights and UNLV did what it needed to while having some fun in a 107-45 victory against Division II New Mexico Highlands.
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