Air Force vs. Nevada: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Air Force vs. Nevada: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Air Force 69
(14-8, 3-7 away)
Nevada 74
(12-11, 10-4 home)
Venue: Lawlor Events Center
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, February 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Air Force 27 42 69
Nevada 26 48 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Air Force M Fitzgerald 17 D Earls 9 T Broekhuis 3
Nevada D Burton 22 K Panzer 14 M Coleman 3

On Saturday, February 9th, Nevada took on Air Force and knocked off the Falcons 74-69 in conference play. With the win, the Wolf Pack even the season series against Air Force at 1-1. Deonte Burton played well for the Wolf Pack and got a game-high 22 points and six rebounds. Kevin Panzer got a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds. For the Falcons, Taylor Broekhuis got 13 points and three assists. Nevada (12-11, 3-6 MWC) takes on Wyoming (16-6, 2-6 MWC) on Wednesday, February 13th on the road.

Nevada Game Notes

  • Nevada beat the spread by two points. That makes the 9th time this season the Wolf Pack have beaten the spread.
  • The Wolf Pack have won five close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Nevada is 32-27 in close games.
  • The Wolf Pack have won 89 percent of the time this season (8-1) after recording 74 or more total points.
  • Nevada has won 77 percent of the time this season (10-3) when its field goal percentage has been 42.1 percent or better.
  • This season Nevada has won 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Malik Story has six free throws made or more.
  • The Wolf Pack have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past seven games.
  • Nevada has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past four games.
  • This is the fourth win of the season where the Wolf Pack came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--Nevada has a 2.9 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Deonte Burton and Malik Story) accounted for 51.3 percent of the points.
  • Kevin Panzer accounted for 35.0 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Deonte Burton has led the team in scoring in 13 out of 23 games this season.
  • Kevin Panzer has led the team in rebounding in four out of 23 games this season.
  • This marks the 24th 20-point game of Deonte Burton's career.
  • Deonte Burton has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Malik Story has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Kevin Panzer recorded the second double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Kevin Panzer recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Kevin Panzer had career highs with 14 rebounds and 11 defensive rebounds.

Air Force Game Notes

  • The Falcons have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Air Force is 16-23 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Mike Fitzgerald and Taylor Broekhuis) accounted for 43.4 percent of the points.
  • DeLovell Earls accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Mike Fitzgerald has led the team in scoring six times in 22 games this season.
  • Michael Lyons has seven straight double-digit point games.
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+T. Broekhuis351323011
B+Kyle Green16911100
BMike Fitzgerald341761015
BDeLovell Earls21491002
B-Todd Fletcher34823201
B-Michael Lyons371033114
C+Tre` Coggins7611002
CKamryn Williams7201100
-Marek Olesinski6000000
-Justin Hammonds3000001
NEV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Deonte Burton392263102
AKevin Panzer2910140000
BM. Coleman19723101
BMalik Story371631103
BDevonte Elliott11420200
BJerry Evans Jr34943113
C+Jordan Burris20451012
CCole Huff11220111

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