UNLV vs. Wyoming: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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UNLV vs. Wyoming: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(21-7, 5-6 away)
Wyoming 42
(18-9, 12-4 home)
Venue: Arena-Auditorium
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
UNLV 32 33 65
Wyoming 12 30 42
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
UNLV K Birch 12 K Birch 14 A Marshall 6
Wyoming D Cooke Jr 15 D Cooke Jr 9 R Grabau 4

On an evening when they shot only 28.8 percent, Wyoming was crushed by UNLV 65-42 in conference play. The game was pretty much decided at halftime, with UNLV up 32-12. The Cowboys stay winless against UNLV this season at 0-2. The Cowboys were led by Derek Cooke Jr, who put up a season-high 15 points and nine rebounds. Riley Grabau had three points. Khem Birch recorded a double-double for the Rebels on a team-high 12 points and 14 rebounds. Wyoming (18-9, 4-9 MWC) heads to Air Force (14-10, 6-6 MWC) on Tuesday, Feb. 26.

Wyoming Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 5:36 left to go.
  • The last time Wyoming started the season 18-9 was 2011.
  • Wyoming has lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after recording 17 or fewer field goals made.
  • When the opposition records 27 or more field goals made this season, Wyoming has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 13 or more assists this season, Wyoming has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • Wyoming set season lows for blocks (zero) and free throws made (four).
  • Wyoming has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the 16th game at home this season--Wyoming has a 7.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Derek Cooke Jr accounted for 35.7 percent of the team's points.
  • Derek Cooke Jr accounted for 36.0 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Derek Cooke Jr has led the team in rebounding in three out of 27 games this season.

UNLV Game Notes

  • The top two rebounders (Khem Birch and Anthony Marshall) accounted for 44.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Khem Birch has led the team in scoring three times and in rebounding four times in 28 games this season.
  • Khem Birch recorded the fourth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Khem Birch recorded a double-double. It was his second this season and third of his career.
UNLV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Khem Birch3212140111
AA. Marshall31776201
B+Katin Reinhardt201032002
B+Mike Moser231172004
BB. Dejean-Jones241131012
C+Savon Goodman15820003
CC. Lopez-Sosa10030100
CJustin Hawkins25221311
CQ. Thomas9220001
-Daquan Cook6201002
-Anthony Bennett4000001
WYO PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Derek Cooke Jr281590001
C+A. Haldorson14610200
CMatt Sellers7031000
CRiley Grabau32304102
C-D. Gilmore26711203
D+Nathan Sobey22302001
-Jack Bentz8210000
D+Josh Adams29131100
D+Larry Nance Jr22240002
DJason McManamen12300001

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