With the victory - the Horned Frogs notched their third straight victory as TCU improved to 11-5 overall and 2-0 in Mountain West Conference action. UNLV dropped to 13-3 overall and 1-1 in Mountain West Conference action.
Edvinas Ruzgas (Vilnius, Lithuania | Weatherford College) notched his second straight double-digit game as the TCU guard collected 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting to go along with five rebounds in 39 minutes of action.
Ronnie Moss (Fort Worth, Texas | Christian Life Academy) scored 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting to go along with four rebounds, four assists and two steals in 23 minutes of court time to lead the Frogs.
Kevin Langford (Fort Worth, Texas | University of California) scored nine points to go along with three rebounds and three assists in 34 minutes of action. The TCU junior reached a milestone in the game as he became the 29th player in program history to eclipse the 1,000-point mark for his career.
The Frogs overcame a strong three-point shooting effort by the Runnin' Rebels - including 10 treys in the first half of action - en route to securing the victory. In a game that featured 14 lead changes and 10 tied scores - the Frogs finished strong over the final minutes of the game to secure the victory.
For the game - TCU connected on 56.6 percent (30-of-53) of its field goal attempts while UNLV shot 50.0 percent (25-of-50) of its field goal attempts.
The Frogs dished out 20 assists in the game on 30 field goals made compared to a season-low eight turnovers. The Frogs out-rebounded their conference foes by a 32-23 margin and held a 32-14 advantage in points in the paint.
The Frogs will travel to Provo, Utah, on Tuesday evening for a match-up against the reigning regular-season Mountain West Conference champions BYU.