Harkless leads UNLV against Utah State after 33-point outing

UNLV Rebels (12-5, 1-4 MWC) at Utah State Aggies (14-4, 3-2 MWC)

Logan, Utah; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Utah State -5.5; over/under is 147.5

BOTTOM LINE: UNLV faces the Utah State Aggies after Elijah Harkless scored 33 points in UNLV’s 82-81 overtime loss to the Colorado State Rams.

The Aggies are 8-1 in home games. Utah State has a 1-2 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

The Rebels are 1-4 in MWC play. UNLV is fifth in the MWC with 13.9 assists per game led by Keshon Gilbert averaging 3.8.

The Aggies and Rebels face off Tuesday for the first time in MWC play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Max Shulga is averaging 12.1 points and 4.4 assists for the Aggies. Steven Ashworth is averaging 15.6 points and 4.2 assists over the last 10 games for Utah State.

Gilbert is averaging 12.4 points, 3.8 assists and 2.1 steals for the Rebels. Harkless is averaging 17.3 points, 3.5 assists and 1.6 steals over the past 10 games for UNLV.

LAST 10 GAMES: Aggies: 6-4, averaging 77.4 points, 32.3 rebounds, 15.6 assists, 4.4 steals and 3.6 blocks per game while shooting 47.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.8 points per game.

Rebels: 5-5, averaging 76.3 points, 30.9 rebounds, 13.1 assists, 9.1 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 43.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 74.2 points.

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