LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joel Ntambwe scored 16 points and Noah Robotham added 13 and UNLV trounced San Jose State 94-56 on Saturday and in the process secured an NCAA record.
Robotham’s 3-pointer a minute-and-a-half in set an NCAA record as the Rebels now have registered a made 3 in 1,056 straight games. And they didn’t stop there, hitting 15 3s for the game.
The Rebels were 9 of 18 from beyond the 3-point line and 18 of 34 overall from the field before halftime. San Jose State was 1 of 7 behind the arc at intermission. UNLV (10-7, 4-1 Mountain West Conference) led 46-25 at halftime and continued its onslaught in the second starting with a 20-6 run pushing the advantage to 66-31 with 13:41 remaining. UNLV finished with 15-made 3s.
UNLV is off to its best conference start in seven years.
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San Jose State (3-14, 0-5) now has dropped eight straight games. Michael Steadman led the Spartans with 14 points and seven rebounds.