O'Neil Surpasses 600 Career Points as 'Dogs Run with Rebels
Dwight O'Neil registered 21 points vs. UNLV. (File Photo)
Dwight O'Neil registered 21 points vs. UNLV. (File Photo)

Dec. 3, 2008

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Darris Santee scored 21 points and Tre'Von Willis added 18 in his return to his hometown of Fresno to lead UNLV over Fresno State 82-76 on Wednesday night in a nonconference game.

Paul George scored a game-high 24 points for Fresno State. Dwight O'Neil, Willis' half brother from the Fresno suburb of Easton, added 21 points and six assists.

Wink Adams had 17 points and seven rebounds for UNLV (6-2), whose guards had little trouble penetrating the Bulldogs' perimeter defense.

Fresno State (2-4) suffered its second straight home loss after Oregon State beat the Bulldogs to snap its 25-game losing streak Sunday.

The Rebels pulled away late in the game behind four straight points from Rene Rougeau, who finished with 12 points.

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"Join the State - Fresno State!" - The `Dogs head north as they travel to Pacific on Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. The `Dogs return to the Save Mart Center on Wednesday, December 10 as they host Cal State Bakersfield at 7:00 p.m. It's Working Wednesday and fans can enter to win via their business cards for prizes or free tickets to future games. Tickets are on sale now through the Save Mart Center box office, by calling (559) 485-TIXS or online at ticketmaster.com.



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