New Mexico vs. UNLV: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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New Mexico vs. UNLV: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(15) New Mexico 55
(20-4, 6-3 away)
UNLV 64
(18-6, 14-1 home)
Venue: Thomas & Mack Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
New Mexico 23 32 55
UNLV 37 27 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
New Mexico A Kirk 17 A Kirk 16 K Williams 5
UNLV A Bennett 17 A Bennett 12 A Marshall 6

On Saturday, February 9th, No. 15 New Mexico took on UNLV and lost in a stunner to the Rebels 64-55 in conference play. The Lobos drop to 3-0 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the loss. Alex Kirk secured a double-double for the Lobos including a game-high 17 points and 16 rebounds. Cameron Bairstow also had a decent outing, scoring 13 points and adding six rebounds. Anthony Bennett registered a double-double for the Rebels with a team-high 17 points and 12 rebounds. New Mexico (20-4, 7-2 MWC) goes to Fresno State (8-14, 2-7 MWC) on Wednesday, February 13th.

New Mexico Game Notes

  • New Mexico started 20-4 during the 2011 and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • New Mexico has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after recording 55 or fewer total points.
  • The Lobos have lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after having a field goal percentage of 33.9 percent or worse.
  • Alex Kirk recorded a team season high in rebounds with 16.
  • Alex Kirk accounted for 30.9 percent of the team's points.
  • Alex Kirk accounted for 36.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Alex Kirk has led the team in scoring eight times and in rebounding 14 times in 24 games this season.
  • Alex Kirk recorded the seventh double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Alex Kirk recorded a double-double. It was his fifth this season and sixth of his career.
  • Alex Kirk had a career high with 16 rebounds.

UNLV Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Anthony Bennett and Katin Reinhardt) accounted for 51.5 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Anthony Bennett and Bryce Dejean-Jones) accounted for 47.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Anthony Bennett has led the team in scoring 18 times and in rebounding 12 times in 24 games this season.
  • Bryce Dejean-Jones set career highs with three three-pointers and nine rebounds.
  • Anthony Marshall has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Anthony Bennett recorded the ninth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Anthony Bennett has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Anthony Bennett recorded a double-double. It was the ninth of his career.
Lobos PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Alex Kirk3117160123
B+C. Bairstow281362201
B-Hugh Greenwood27732301
B-D. Walker17620000
C+Tony Snell29661100
CNick Banyard9140001
CK. Williams35525005
D+Jamal Fenton13012000
FChad Adams11010002
UNLV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Anthony Bennett3117122232
AB. Dejean-Jones371692021
AA. Marshall351146302
B+C. Lopez-Sosa15252200
B+Katin Reinhardt341643003
CKhem Birch29251122
-Justin Hawkins6010000
-Daquan Cook8000000
-Q. Thomas3000000

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