Buljan leads TCU to 80-73 win over UNLV
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP)—Zvonko Buljan scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help lead TCU to an 80-73 win over Nevada-Las Vegas on Saturday.
Edvinas Ruzgas added 18 points and Ronnie Moss had 15 for the Horned Frogs (11-5, 2-0 Mountain West), who outrebounded UNLV 32-23.
Joe Darger led UNLV with 15 points. Rene Rougeau and Kendall Wallace had 12 points apiece, and Tre’Von Willis scored 11 for the Rebels (13-3, 1-1).
The Frogs, who held a one-point lead at the half, hit 14 of 22 their shots from the field in the second half. The Runnin’ Rebels shot 44 percent in the second half.
The Horned Frogs dominated the inside game, outscoring UNLV 32-14 in the paint.