Bryce Hamilton recorded 14 points as UNLV topped New Mexico 53-46 on Monday night. Nicquel Blake added 10 points and Cheikh Mbacke Diong had 10 rebounds for UNLV (4-6, 2-2 Mountain West Conference), which forced a season-high 20 turnovers. Saquan Singleton had 11 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Lobos (4-8, 0-8).
In its last five wins against the Lobos, UNLV has won by an average of 15 points. New Mexico's last win in the series came on Feb. 25, 2018, a 91-90 victory. BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: UNLV's Bryce Hamilton has averaged 21 points and 5.4 rebounds while David Jenkins Jr. has put up 14.6 points.
Cheikh Mbacke Diong had 18 points and 10 rebounds as UNLV easily defeated Saint Katherine College 95-34 on Tuesday. Moses Wood and David Jenkins Jr. added 17 points apiece for UNLV (2-6). Bryce Hamilton chipped in 15 points and Diong made 9 of 12 shots.