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UNLV highlights rising talent in losing-streak snapping win over Oral Roberts

The Rebels came out differently than they have in the past few games this season, letting a 2-7 Oral Roberts team take an early lead over them, despite winning the ball game 92-66. The Golden Eagles were up five points by the eight minute timeout, but a late first-half, seven-point run before the four minute mark signaled the Rebels were awake, and they exited at halftime with a comfy 13-point cushion.

HS Hoops: Talented Falcons down D-Backs

Foothill put up huge stats in their 95-84 victory over Desert Oasis Monday night. Sunrise region star, senior point guard Marvin Coleman, shot for 27 with three other teammates scoring in the double digits.

Arizona Wildcats surge in second half to down Rebels at home

After breaking from a three-game losing streak in their drubbing of Long Beach State, the Wildcats (5-3, 1st in the Pac-12) came to the Thomas and Mack Center and defeated the Runnin’ Rebels (6-2) 91-88 in overtime. A crowd of more than 14,000 reportedly packed the stands.

GALLERY: Coronado opens up with close win over Bulldogs

The two-time Sunrise region champion, ranked #3 by the Review-Journal, Cougars (1-0) held tight to pull out an at-home win over Centennial (0-1) in a 59-58 shootout. The first quarter seemed lopsided with Coronado sliding into the second with an 8-point lead that didn’t seem to fluctuate until the Bulldogs picked up the pace and went on a scoring spree to pull within three at the half.