LAS VEGAS — Mike Moser scored 19 points and made a key steal that sent No. 14 UNLV past No. 13 San Diego State 65-63 on Saturday.
The Runnin' Rebels (22-4, 6-2 Mountain West) had several defensive stops in the closing minute to win.
Moser's steal and pass set up Anthony Marshall for the go-ahead layup. Moser missed his first five shots before finding his touch.
Down by eight at halftime, the Aztecs (20-4, 6-2) took the lead on a 3-pointer by Chase Tapley with less than two minutes to play. He had 16 points in the second half.