LAS VEGAS -- Rashad Vaughn had his first career double-double on Saturday night with 15 points and 10 rebounds and UNLV gave San Jose State its fifth straight loss 74-40.
The Rebels (10-6, 1-2 Mountain West) pulled away with a 22-2 run to a 59-27 lead midway through the second half and led by 35 before the conclusion.
Dwayne Morgan added 10 points and Christian Wood grabbed 12 rebounds for UNLV. The Rebels shot 72.2 percent from the field in the first half and finished 55.6 percent.
San Jose State (2-14, 0-4) shot just 23.3 percent overall and made 2 of 19 from 3-point range. Jaleel Williams led the Spartans with 17 points and Ivo Basor had 10 rebounds.
The Rebels never trailed and held a double-digit lead the entire way after an 11-2 run put them up 27-14 with 5:01 left in the first half.