Sports Saturday: Runnin' Rebels lose 11-point halftime lead, fall to Arizona in OT

UNLV Rebels forward Cheickna Dembele (11) fights Arizona Wildcats center Dusan Ristic (14) for a rebound during their NCAA basketball game Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Thomas & Mack Center In Las Vegas. Arizona won the game 91-88 in overtime.CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau

Allonzo Trier scored eight of his team-high 29 points in overtime to lead Arizona past UNLV, 91-88.

Brandon McCoy led UNLV (6-2) with a game-high 33 points and 10 rebounds, while Shakur Juiston added 21 points and nine rebounds.

Alabama has a shot of landing in the College Football Playoff on Sunday as No. 4 Wisconsin lost to No. 8 Ohio State.

Boise State upset Fresno State to gain a berth to the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 16.

The Bishop Gorman football team rolled to their ninth straight state championship with a 48-7 victory over Reed in Reno. The Gaels jumped out a 31-0 halftime lead led by senior quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson and his three touchdowns.

Former Rebels golfer Charley Hoffman is in control after three rounds of Tiger Woods’ Hero World Challenge tournament in the Bahamas. He has a five-shot lead; Woods finished 3-over-par for his Saturday afternoon round and is 9 shots off the pace.

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