Colorado State vs. UNLV: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Colorado State vs. UNLV: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(22) Colorado State 59
(21-5, 6-5 away)
UNLV 61
(20-7, 16-1 home)
Venue: Thomas & Mack Center
10:15PM ET / 7:15PM PT, February 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Colorado State 21 38 59
UNLV 32 29 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Colorado State C Iverson 16 C Iverson 10 D Green 6
UNLV B Dejean-Jones 15 A Bennett 7 K Reinhardt 3

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, UNLV took on No. 22 Colorado State and won by a slim margin against the Rams 61-59 in MWC action. The Rebels improve to 3-1 versus AP-Ranked teams this season with the win. Bryce Dejean-Jones led the Rebels and put up 15 points and six rebounds. Anthony Bennett had eight points and added seven rebounds. Colton Iverson recorded a double-double for the Rams with a game-high 16 points and 10 rebounds. UNLV (20-7, 7-5 MWC) travels to Wyoming (18-8, 4-8 MWC) on Saturday, Feb. 23.

UNLV Game Notes

  • UNLV started 20-7 during the 2010, 2009, 2008, and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Rebels have won five close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, UNLV is 30-20 in close games.
  • Prior to this game, UNLV played 26 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 12-14.
  • UNLV has won every game this season (10-0) when opponents record 59 or fewer total points.
  • This season UNLV has won 71 percent of the time (10-4) when Anthony Marshall has 11 points or more, 75 percent of the time (18-6) when Anthony Bennett has four field goals made or more, and 89 percent of the time (8-1) when Khem Birch has six rebounds or more.
  • UNLV set a season low for field goals made (21).
  • The Rebels have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • This is the 17th game at home this season--UNLV has a 15.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Katin Reinhardt and Bryce Dejean-Jones) accounted for 49.1 percent of the points.
  • Katin Reinhardt has led the team in scoring in three out of 27 games this season.
  • Anthony Bennett has led the team in rebounding in 15 out of 27 games this season.
  • Bryce Dejean-Jones had a career high with three three-pointers.

Colorado State Game Notes

  • The Rams have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Colorado State is 23-22 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Colton Iverson and Daniel Bejarano) accounted for 47.4 percent of the points.
  • Colton Iverson accounted for 32.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Colton Iverson has led the team in scoring six times and in rebounding 12 times in 26 games this season.
  • Colton Iverson recorded the 17th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Colton Iverson recorded a double-double. It was his 11th this season and 13th of his career.
CSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AColton Iverson3716101003
B+Pierce Hornung39762501
BDaniel Bejarano241250201
BDorian Green36846003
CWes Eikmeier301020001
CGreg Smith17412000
DJonathan Octeus17200001
UNLV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AB. Dejean-Jones241562101
B+Anthony Bennett30871031
B+Katin Reinhardt321563004
B-A. Marshall291153004
B-Khem Birch30460161
CSavon Goodman16430012
CMike Moser12211101
-Q. Thomas5010001
DJustin Hawkins16001102
-Daquan Cook3000000
-C. Lopez-Sosa3210000

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