Four Spartans Score in Double Figures in Loss to UNLV


SAN JOSE, Calif. - Myron (MJ) Amey Jr. scored 18 points to lead the San José State men's basketball team (8-12, 1-6 MW) in a 77-65 loss to UNLV (10-9, 3-4 MW) on Saturday night. 

  • Alvaro Cardenas registered 14 points and dished out a game-high six assists. 
  • Tibet Görener knocked down a game-high three 3-pointers as part of his 13 points. With 159 career threes, Görener is now only two 3-pointers away from tying Ryan Welage (2015-18) for the most made shots from beyond the arc in Spartan history. 
  • Trey Anderson was the fourth Spartan in double figures as he produced 11 points.
  • Amey Jr. led the Spartans with five rebounds.
  • The Spartans opened the contest by making their first eight shots.
  • As a team, the Spartans shot 61.5 percent in the first 20 minutes and took a seven-point lead into the halftime break.
  • The conference leader in blocks per game, Adrame Diongue, recorded one rejection.
  • The game was presented by Rubenstein Supply Company.

UP NEXT: The Spartans will play at Utah State in Logan, Utah on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. MT/6 p.m. PT on the Mountain West Network and KTRB 860 AM.

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