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

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Fresno State vs. UNLV: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Fresno State 61
(11-18, 5-10 away)
UNLV 52
(23-8, 17-2 home)
Venue: Thomas & Mack Center
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Fresno State 36 25 61
UNLV 31 21 52
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Fresno State K Foster 25 R Upshaw 11 K Olekaibe 8
UNLV M Moser 11 M Moser 9 A Marshall 7

Though they were a 14-point underdog coming into the game, Fresno State got an upset over UNLV 61-52 in MWC play. With a record of 2-0, the Bulldogs stay unbeaten against UNLV this season. Kevin Olekaibe had a big game for the Bulldogs and put up 13 points and eight assists. Robert Upshaw had six points and added 11 rebounds. Anthony Marshall finished with a team-high 11 points and seven rebounds for the Rebels.

Fresno State Game Notes

  • Fresno State beat the spread by 23.5 points. That makes the 16th time this season the Bulldogs have beaten the spread.
  • Fresno State has won every game this season (4-0) after holding an opponent to under 33.3 percent field goal percentage.
  • Fresno State has won 83 percent of the time this season (5-1) when opponents record 52 or fewer total points.
  • Fresno State has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • Kevin Olekaibe recorded a team season high in assists with eight.
  • Kevin Foster tallied a team season high in field goals attempted with 21.
  • Kevin Foster accounted for 40.9 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Robert Upshaw and Kevin Foster) accounted for 51.2 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (22) than the starters (17).
  • The bench recorded more points (33) than the starters (28).
  • Kevin Foster has led the team in scoring in six out of 29 games this season.
  • Robert Upshaw has led the team in rebounding in three out of 29 games this season.
  • Allen Huddleston had a career high with four steals.
  • Kevin Olekaibe had a career high with eight assists.
  • This marks the fourth 20-point game of Kevin Foster's career.
  • Kevin Foster recorded a double-double. It was his third this season and sixth of his career.
  • Kevin Foster had career highs with nine field goals made and six three-pointers.

UNLV Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Anthony Marshall and Mike Moser) accounted for 42.3 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Mike Moser and Bryce Dejean-Jones) accounted for 41.4 percent of the rebounds.
  • Anthony Marshall has led the team in scoring six times in 31 games this season.
  • Mike Moser has led the team in rebounding six times in 31 games this season.
  • Anthony Marshall has three straight double-digit point games.
FRES PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kevin Olekaibe341358101
A+Robert Upshaw216111120
AKevin Foster3025100003
BB. Anderson18431000
B-A. Huddleston36711401
C+Tyler Johnson33471101
CMarvelle Harris16004001
-Jerry Brown Jr5200000
-Tanner Giddings6010010
UNLV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AA. Marshall401177104
B+Mike Moser291191020
BKhem Birch19550131
BB. Dejean-Jones32681211
CAnthony Bennett17520000
CQ. Thomas11320022
CJustin Hawkins21610101
D+Katin Reinhardt24312001
-Savon Goodman4200000
-C. Lopez-Sosa3010000

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