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

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UNLV vs. Air Force: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(18-7, 4-6 away)
Air Force 71
(15-8, 12-1 home)
Venue: Clune Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
UNLV 29 27 56
Air Force 43 28 71
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
UNLV K Reinhardt 15 A Bennett 8 A Marshall 6
Air Force M Lyons 27 M Fitzgerald 8 T Fletcher 5

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, Air Force took on UNLV and won big against the Rebels 71-56 in MWC action. The Falcons even the season series against UNLV at 1-1 with the win. The Falcons were led by Michael Lyons, who got a game-high 27 points and four assists. Mike Fitzgerald had 18 points and added eight rebounds. Anthony Marshall got seven points for the Rebels. Air Force (14-8, 6-4 MWC) takes on 24th-ranked Colorado State (20-4, 7-2 MWC) on Saturday, Feb. 16 on their home court.

Air Force Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:00 left to go.
  • The last time AF started the season 15-8 was 2004.
  • AF beat the spread by 18.5 points. That makes the 11th time this season the Falcons have beaten the spread.
  • The Falcons have won every game this season (7-0) after recording 29 or more field goals made.
  • Air Force has won every game this season (7-0) when its field goal percentage has been 51.8 percent or better.
  • AF has won every game this season (8-0) when opponents record 56 or fewer total points.
  • AF has won 78 percent of the time this season (7-2) after holding an opponent to under 26.3 percent three-point percentage.
  • This season Air Force has won 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Michael Lyons has 27 points or more, 86 percent of the time (6-1) when Todd Fletcher plays 36 minutes or more, and 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Mike Fitzgerald has eight rebounds or more.
  • Air Force has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--AF has a 18.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Michael Lyons recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 21.
  • Michael Lyons accounted for 38.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Mike Fitzgerald and Kamryn Williams) accounted for 42.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Michael Lyons has led the team in scoring in 14 out of 23 games this season.
  • Mike Fitzgerald has led the team in rebounding in six out of 23 games this season.
  • This marks the 24th 20-point game of Michael Lyons's career.
  • Michael Lyons has eight straight double-digit point games.
  • Mike Fitzgerald has three straight double-digit point games.

UNLV Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Katin Reinhardt and Anthony Bennett) accounted for 41.0 percent of the points.
  • Anthony Bennett accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Anthony Bennett has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 25 games this season.
UNLV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Mike Moser14441110
B+Khem Birch19740230
BA. Marshall34716011
B-Anthony Bennett22880103
C+Katin Reinhardt371502105
CJustin Hawkins16312100
C-Savon Goodman8410001
D+Q. Thomas15220011
-C. Lopez-Sosa7210001
D+B. Dejean-Jones19410002
-Daquan Cook8000000
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Michael Lyons382734101
A+Mike Fitzgerald361883002
B+DeLovell Earls211223103
B+Todd Fletcher36825001
BKamryn Williams19271122
CT. Broekhuis29431114
-Marek Olesinski8020001
-Kyle Green7000002
-Tre` Coggins4032000
-Justin Hammonds3000000

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