(18-9, 12-4 home)
7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT, February 23, 2013
||K Birch 12
||K Birch 14
||A Marshall 6
||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.
|B+||Derek Cooke Jr||28||15||9||0||0||0||1|
|D+||Larry Nance Jr||22||2||4||0||0||0||2|