Dalron Johnson scored 21 points, and Marcus Banks had 14 as UNLV easily advanced to the finals of the Mountain West Conference tournament with a 64-41 victory over top-seeded Utah on Friday night.
Marcus Banks had 22 points, seven assists and six steals to lead No. 4 seed UNLV past No. 5 seed San Diego State 83-67 Thursday night in the first round of the Mountain West Conference Tournament.
Thomas Gipson scored eight of his 14 points in the game's decisive minutes and freshman Marcus Foster also had 14 points as Kansas State outlasted No. 21 Gonzaga 72-62 on Saturday at Intrust Bank Arena.