LAS VEGAS -- — Jemarl Baker Jr.'s 23 points helped Fresno State defeat UNLV 82-79 on Friday.
Baker was 6 of 12 shooting, including 4 for 5 from distance, and went 7 for 10 from the line for the Bulldogs (8-14, 4-7 Mountain West Conference). Isaiah Hill scored 22 points, going 8 of 13 (4 for 6 from distance). Isaih Moore shot 3 of 5 from the field and 5 for 6 from the line to finish with 11 points, while adding eight rebounds.
Hill scored 13 points in the first half and Fresno State went into halftime trailing 43-37. Baker scored 16 points in the second half to help lead Fresno State to a three-point victory.
Fresno State's next game is Tuesday against San Jose State at home, and UNLV visits Wyoming on Wednesday.
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