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

No. 22 Colorado State faced off with UNLV on Wednesday, Feb. 20 and dropped a close one to the Rebels 61-59 in conference play. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. Colton Iverson got a game-high 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Rams, earning a double-double. Pierce Hornung had seven points and added six rebounds. Bryce Dejean-Jones got 15 points and six rebounds for the Rebels. Next up for Colorado State (21-5, 8-3 MWC) is 16th-ranked New Mexico (22-4, 9-2 MWC) on Saturday, Feb. 23 on their home court.

Colorado State Game Notes

  • CSU beat the spread by two points. That makes the 13th time this season the Rams have beaten the spread.
  • The Rams have been unlucky three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Colorado State is 23-22 in close games.
  • CSU set season lows for blocks (zero) and rebounds (31).
  • Colorado State has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past five 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.

UNLV Game Notes

  • The Rebels won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, UNLV is 30-20 in close games.
  • 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 three times in 27 games this season.
  • Anthony Bennett has led the team in rebounding 15 times in 27 games this season.
  • Bryce Dejean-Jones set a career high with three three-pointers.
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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