Falcons Drop To 0-7 In MWC

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Joe Darger had a game-high 18 points and UNLV connected on 12 3-pointers as the Rebels handed Air Force its eighth straight loss, 59-38, Saturday afternoon.

The Rebels attempted 30 shots from 3-point range, with Kendall Wallace scoring all of his 15 points from beyond the arc. Wink Adams added 13 points for UNLV, while Matt Holland led Air Force with 13 points.

The Falcons hit just 5-of-20 shots from 3-point range and shot 35 percent from the field in the loss, their ninth in 10 games.

UNLV improved to 17-4 on the season, 5-2 in the Mountain West Conference, while Air Force fell to 9-11 overall and 0-7 in conference play.