The Runnin' Rebels entered fifth in the country in field-goal percentage (51.0), eighth in scoring (86.2) and 20th in rebounding (40.1). UNLV shot 50 percent and outrebounded SJSU 44-24.
Welage nailed a 3 for the last basket of the first half to reach 139 career makes, passing Adrian Oliver for second in program history.
UNLV came out on top in the first matchup this season, 82-76 in overtime. The Spartans beat UNLV in both meetings last season making it the first time doing so since the 1993-94 season.
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