Digging into season numbers, UNLV has the advantage in one key category, rebounding, where the Rebels have an edge over the Falcons, 42 per game to 31 per game. The Four Factors in which Air Force stands out are turnover percentage at 16.7 and effective field goal percentage at 55.6.
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- The UNLV assist leader (Anthony Marshall) has more assists than the Air Force assist leader (Todd Fletcher).
- UNLV waxed Air Force by 10 points the last time they played (Feb 25, 2012).
- The UNLV scoring leader (Anthony Bennett) has more points than the Air Force scoring leader (Michael Lyons).
- People just expect us to beat you. UNLV has been the favorite 25 out of the last 31 times.
- Anthony Bennett is ranked 30th nationally in points, 46th nationally in rebounds, and 3rd in the Mountain West in blocks.
- You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? UNLV currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (961 to 947) than Air Force, per the NCAA.
- Justin Hawkins is ranked 3rd in the Mountain West in steals.
- UNLV does a better job contesting shots (38.1% allowed vs 45.1% allowed) than Air Force this season.
- UNLV is better at defending the three (28.7% allowed vs 34.0% allowed) than Air Force this season.
- The UNLV rebounding leader (Anthony Bennett) has more rebounds than the Air Force rebounding leader (Michael Lyons).
- UNLV is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on UNLV is 78.4 inches compared to 76.5 inches for Air Force.