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, Air Force took on Nevada and was clipped by the Wolf Pack 74-69 in conference play. The Falcons drop to 1-4 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the loss. The Falcons were paced by Taylor Broekhuis, who put up 13 points and three assists. Kyle Green had nine points. Deonte Burton got a game-high 22 points and six rebounds for the Wolf Pack. Air Force (13-8, 5-4 MWC) gets UNLV (17-6, 4-4 MWC) on their home court on Wednesday, February 13th.

Air Force Game Notes

  • The last time AF started the season 14-8 was 2004.
  • The Falcons have been unlucky three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Air Force is 16-23 in close games.
  • Air Force has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after committing 16 or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition records 40 or more rebounds this season, Air Force has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 74 or more total points this season, Air Force has lost 88 percent of the time (1-7).
  • This is the first loss of the season where the Falcons opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • 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 in six out of 22 games this season.
  • Michael Lyons has seven straight double-digit point games.

Nevada Game Notes

  • The Wolf Pack won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Nevada is 32-27 in close games.
  • 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 13 times in 23 games this season.
  • Kevin Panzer has led the team in rebounding four times in 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 set career highs with 14 rebounds and 11 defensive rebounds.
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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