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Jan 15, 2011 9:22 PM by Jordan Mason

UNLV takes 64-52 win over Air Force

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Chace Stanback had a game-high 18 points and 11 rebounds and Anthony Marshall and Oscar Bellfield each added 12 points to lead UNLV to a 64-52 comeback victory over Air Force on Saturday.

The Falcons (10-6, 1-2 Mountain West) led 50-45 with 7:39 remaining, but went 6:35 without a basket as the Rebels (14-4, 2-2) went on a 13-0 run to build an eight-point lead. UNLV hit six free
throws in the game's final minute to seal the victory.

Air Force struggled from the free-throw line, hitting just 12 of 24 shots. The Rebels, however, were 18 of 21 from the line and outrebounded the Falcons 36-26.

Tom Fow scored Air Force's first eight points and finished with 12 while Michael Lyons added 10.

The first half was a back-and-forth battle, with five ties and seven lead changes. Air Force scored the final six points of the half to take a 28-23 lead at halftime.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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