RENO, Nev. -- — Elijah Harkless scored 24 points and Jackie Johnson III added seven in the overtime as UNLV defeated Nevada 69-67 on Saturday night.
Reno missed a close shot at the buzzer to tie the game and lost at home for the first time this season.
Harkless had eight rebounds for the Rebels (18-12, 7-11 Mountain West Conference). Luis Rodriguez scored 14 points while shooting 3 for 12 (1 for 6 from 3-point range) and 7 of 9 from the free throw line, and added 13 rebounds. Johnson shot 5 for 9, including 2 for 5 from beyond the arc to finish with 12 points.
- Larry Spaulding
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