Cardenas Leads Spartans at UNLV


LAS VEGAS - Alvaro Cardenas scored 17 points to lead the San José State men's basketball team (9-21, 2-15 Mountain West) in a 68-50 loss at UNLV (18-10, 11-5 Mountain West) on Saturday night.

  • Cardenas shot an efficient 6-for-9 from the field and 3-for-4 from 3-point range.
  • Myron (MJ) Amey Jr. grabbed a team-high eight rebounds.
  • Amey Jr. and Trey Anderson each dished out four assists. The four assists for T. Anderson tied his career high.
  • T. Anderson played the entire 40 minutes.
  • The Spartans went on a 9-0 run in the second half and were only outscored by three in the frame.
  • The Spartans did not substitute in the second half as Cardenas, Amey Jr., T. Anderson, Latrell Davis and Tibet Görener played all 20 minutes together.
  • SJSU forced 19 turnovers by UNLV which is the most by a Mountain West opponent against the Spartans this season.

UP NEXT: The Spartans will play their final home contest of the season on Wednesday, March 6 against Utah State. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network and KTRB 860 AM.

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