UNLV Escapes with Close Win over Akron
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UNLV Escapes with Close Win over Akron

The UNLV basketball team defeated Akron 72-70 on Tuesday night.

The Rebels led by as many as 18 points in the second half, but the Zips made a late run to cut the lead to two points with 45 seconds left in the game.

UNLV was able to hold on for the win, thanks in part to a missed three-pointer by Akron in the final seconds.

UNLV Escapes with Close Win over Akron

The Rebels were led by Luis Rodriguez, who scored 13 points. Jackie Johnson came off the bench to score 11 points.

Akron’s Enrique Freeman was the game’s high scorer with 22 points.

UNLV is now 3-3 on the season.

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