Wyoming vs. UNLV: Recap and Stats

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Wyoming vs. UNLV: Recap and Stats
Wyoming 50
(15-3, 5-2 away)
UNLV 62
(16-4, 12-1 home)
Venue: Thomas & Mack Center
9:15PM ET / 6:15PM PT, January 24, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Wyoming 25 25 50
UNLV 29 33 62
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Wyoming L Martinez 14 L Washington 9 D Gilmore 2
UNLV A Bennett 18 A Bennett 8 A Marshall 5

On Thursday, January 24th, UNLV took on Wyoming and beat the Cowboys 62-50 in MWC play. Anthony Marshall was exceptional for the Rebels and put up 12 points. Quintrell Thomas had a season-high 13 points and added five rebounds. For the Cowboys, Leonard Washington got 13 points and seven rebounds (4 Blk 3 Ast). This makes three wins in a row for the Rebels. UNLV (16-4, 3-2 MWC) gets Nevada (10-8, 1-3 MWC) on their home court on Tuesday, January 29th.

UNLV Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:47 left to go.
  • UNLV started 16-4 during the 2009, 2008, 2007, and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • UNLV beat the spread by 3.0 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Rebels have beaten the spread.
  • UNLV has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when its field goal percentage has been 48.8% or better.
  • This season UNLV has won 92% of the time (12-1) when Anthony Bennett has 17 points or more and 100% of the time (10-0) when Quintrell Thomas has 5 rebounds or more.
  • UNLV set season lows for field goals made and rebounds.
  • The Rebels have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past 10 games.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--UNLV has a 18.7 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Anthony Bennett and Quintrell Thomas) accounted for 48.3% of the points.
  • Anthony Bennett has led the team in scoring in 16 out of 20 games this season.
  • Anthony Marshall has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Anthony Marshall had a career high with 3 three-pointers.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Bryce Dejean-Jones.

Wyoming Game Notes

  • Wyoming lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Larry Nance Jr accounted for 32.0% of the team's points.
  • Leonard Washington accounted for 35.0% of the team's rebounds.
  • Larry Nance Jr has led the team in scoring 3 times in 18 games this season.
  • Leonard Washington has led the team in rebounding 12 times in 18 games this season.
  • Leonard Washington set a career high with 4 blocks.
  • Larry Nance Jr has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Larry Nance Jr set a career high with 5 steals.
WYO PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AL. Washington391373141
ALarry Nance Jr351642502
B-Josh Adams34641000
C+Nathan Sobey13710011
CD. Gilmore39612201
D+Riley Grabau32202001
-Derek Cooke Jr5010000
UNLV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AA. Marshall351219002
AQ. Thomas221350000
B+Anthony Bennett281751002
BJustin Hawkins30662212
BKhem Birch16151010
CMike Moser19530002
CKatin Reinhardt26821003
C-Daquan Cook9012000
D+B. Dejean-Jones15041003

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