Nevada vs. UNLV: Recap and Stats

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Nevada vs. UNLV: Recap and Stats
Nevada 54
(11-9, 2-6 away)
UNLV 66
(17-4, 13-1 home)
Venue: Thomas & Mack Center
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, January 29, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Nevada 27 27 54
UNLV 34 32 66
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Nevada D Burton 14 J Evans Jr 9 D Burton 7
UNLV K Birch 14 A Bennett 9 A Marshall 6

On Tuesday, January 29th, UNLV took on Nevada and came out on top against the Wolf Pack 66-54 in conference play. Khem Birch had a big game for the Rebels and put up a team-high 14 points plus seven rebounds. Bryce Dejean-Jones had 11 points and added eight rebounds. Deonte Burton finished with 14 points and seven assists for the Wolf Pack. This makes three wins in a row for the Rebels. The next game will be on Saturday, February 2nd when UNLV (17-4, 4-2 MWC) heads to Boise State (14-5, 2-3 MWC).

UNLV Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:10 left to go.
  • UNLV started 17-4 during the 2009, 2008, 2007, and 2006 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Rebels have won 100% of the time this season (8-0) after recording 44 or more rebounds.
  • UNLV has won 90% of the time this season (9-1) after committing 13 or fewer turnovers.
  • UNLV has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) when opponents record 54 or fewer total points.
  • UNLV has won 100% of the time this season (8-0) after holding an opponent to under 38.0% field goal percentage.
  • This season UNLV has won 88% of the time (14-2) when Anthony Bennett has 13 points or more, 80% of the time (8-2) when Bryce Dejean-Jones has 4 field goals made or more, and 100% of the time (4-0) when Khem Birch has 4 free throws made or more.
  • The Rebels have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 8 games.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--UNLV has a 18.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Khem Birch and Anthony Bennett) accounted for 40.9% of the points.
  • Anthony Bennett has led the team in rebounding in 9 out of 21 games this season.
  • Bryce Dejean-Jones had a career high with 8 rebounds.

Nevada Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Jerry Evans Jr and Deonte Burton) accounted for 51.8% of the points.
  • Jerry Evans Jr accounted for 32.1% of the team's rebounds.
  • Jerry Evans Jr has led the team in rebounding 5 times in 20 games this season.
  • Deonte Burton has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jerry Evans Jr has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Devonte Elliott.
NEV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADeonte Burton401427123
AJerry Evans Jr351490202
CKevin Panzer27540201
CMalik Story33913004
CDevonte Elliott13240000
CM. Coleman12210000
C-Cole Huff13510002
C-Jordan Burris27361004
UNLV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKhem Birch241471320
AB. Dejean-Jones241184203
AQ. Thomas11640100
B+Anthony Bennett221390015
BA. Marshall38816112
B-Mike Moser23372101
C+Justin Hawkins29225200
C+Katin Reinhardt23911112
-Daquan Cook4010000

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