Full Sportscast: Rebels 2-0 in conference for 1st time in 13 years, VGK seek revenge

UNLV Rebels forward Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua (30) blocks a shot by Wyoming Cowboys forward Jordan Naughton (33) during their Mountain West Conference basketball game Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the Thomas & Mack Center. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau

For the first time in 13 years, the UNLV Men's Basketball team is off to a 2-0 start in conference play.

The Runnin' Rebels accomplished this Saturday night when they defeated Wyoming at home 68-56.

No. 6 Nevada was shut down by New Mexico and Anthony Mathis scored 27 points to help the Lobos hand the Wolf Pack their first loss of the season with an 85-58 victory on Saturday night.

The Vegas Golden Knights, riding a five-game win streak, host the New Jersey Devils Sunday afternoon.

The Golden Knights will be seeking revenge, after they watched a 3-0 lead evaporate in New Jersey last month, eventually losing 5-4 in overtime.

Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 137 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, and the Dallas Cowboys hung on for a 24-22 wild-card win over the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night.

Andrew Luck threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns and the Indianapolis Colts raced out to a big lead and cruised to a 21-7 win over the Houston Texans in the wild-card game on Saturday.

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