Air Force vs. UNLV: Recap and Stats

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Air Force vs. UNLV: Recap and Stats
Air Force 71
(9-5, 2-4 away)
(24) UNLV 76
(14-3, 11-1 home)
Venue: Thomas & Mack Center
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Air Force 30 32 71
UNLV 38 24 76
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Air Force M Lyons 18 M Lyons 5 T Fletcher 4
UNLV A Bennett 19 A Bennett 9 A Marshall 6

No. 24 UNLV knocked off Air Force 76-71 in overtime on Saturday, January 12th. Anthony Bennett picked up a double-double in the Rebels win including a team-high 22 points and 16 rebounds. Bryce Dejean-Jones had 18 points and added three rebounds. For the Falcons, Mike Fitzgerald finished with a game-high 22 points and four rebounds. The next game will be on Wednesday, January 16th when UNLV (14-3, 1-1 MWC) goes to 16th-ranked San Diego State (14-2, 2-0 MWC).

UNLV Game Notes

  • UNLV started 14-3 during the 2009 and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • UNLV has played in 1 overtime game this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Rebels have played in 9 overtime games with a record of 6-3.
  • The Rebels have won 3 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, UNLV has won 28 close games.
  • The Rebels have won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after recording 49 or more rebounds.
  • UNLV has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after committing 13 or fewer turnovers.
  • UNLV has won 100% of the time this season (8-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.3% field goal percentage.
  • UNLV has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) when opponents record 32 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season UNLV has won 88% of the time (7-1) when Anthony Bennett has 22 points or more and 100% of the time (4-0) when Khem Birch has 7 rebounds or more.
  • UNLV set a season low for three-point percentage.
  • The Rebels have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past 9 games.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--UNLV has a 19.3 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Anthony Bennett recorded a team season high in rebounds with 16 and offensive rebounds with 9.
  • Anthony Marshall tallied a team season high in assists with 12.
  • The top two scorers (Anthony Bennett and Bryce Dejean-Jones) accounted for 52.6% of the points.
  • Anthony Bennett accounted for 32.6% of the team's rebounds.
  • Anthony Bennett has led the team in scoring 15 times and in rebounding 8 times in 17 games this season.
  • This game was the 2nd double-digit assist game of Anthony Marshall's career.
  • Anthony Marshall had a career high with 12 assists.
  • Mike Moser recorded the 25th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Mike Moser recorded a double-double. It was his 3rd this season and 18th of his career.
  • This marks the 10th 20-point game of Anthony Bennett's career.
  • Anthony Bennett has 17 straight double-digit point games.
  • Anthony Bennett recorded a double-double. It was the 8th of his career.

Air Force Game Notes

  • The Falcons have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Air Force has lost 22 close games.
  • Michael Lyons recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 20.
  • Mike Fitzgerald accounted for 30.9% of the team's points.
  • Mike Fitzgerald has led the team in scoring 3 times in 14 games this season.
  • Michael Lyons has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 14 games this season.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Mike Fitzgerald's career.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Todd Fletcher.
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMike Fitzgerald362241000
AMichael Lyons431971101
BTodd Fletcher30448102
BDeLovell Earls191040102
C+Kyle Green26821111
CTre` Coggins15222002
C-T. Broekhuis28410210
-Max Yon7201001
-Justin Hammonds5011000
DMarek Olesinski12001000
-Chase Kammerer4010000
UNLV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Anthony Bennett2922160003
AB. Dejean-Jones221831101
AMike Moser4014112114
B+Khem Birch21471030
BA. Marshall430312002
BC. Lopez-Sosa11420221
C+Justin Hawkins28615001
CKatin Reinhardt29812011

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