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

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Nevada vs. Wyoming: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Nevada 81
(12-19, 2-12 away)
Wyoming 85
(19-12, 13-5 home)
Venue: Thomas & Mack Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, March 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Nevada 36 45 81
Wyoming 32 53 85
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Nevada D Burton 27 M Coleman 7 D Burton 6
Wyoming L Nance Jr 19 L Nance Jr 8 D Gilmore 8

On Tuesday, Mar. 12, Wyoming took on Nevada and got a win over the Wolf Pack 85-81 in the first round of the Mountain West Tournament. With the win, the Cowboys stay unbeaten against Nevada this season at 3-0. The Cowboys got the win with a team-high 19 points and eight rebounds from Larry Nance Jr. Derrious Gilmore also had a strong outing, scoring 17 points and adding eight assists. For the Wolf Pack, Deonte Burton finished with a game-high 27 points and six assists. Nevada (12-19) finished the regular season ninth in the Mountain West with a 3-13 conference record.

Wyoming Game Notes

  • The last time Wyoming started the season 19-12 was 2008.
  • Wyoming beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 13th time this season the Cowboys have beaten the spread.
  • The Cowboys have won three close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Wyoming is 19-16 in close games.
  • The Cowboys have won 93 percent of the time this season (14-1) after recording 30 or more rebounds.
  • Wyoming has won 92 percent of the time this season (11-1) after committing 13 or fewer turnovers.
  • Wyoming has won 75 percent of the time this season (6-2) when its three-point percentage has been 38.9 percent or better.
  • Wyoming has won 91 percent of the time this season (10-1) when opponents record 31 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Wyoming has won 75 percent of the time (6-2) when Josh Adams has 10 points or more and 76 percent of the time (13-4) when Leonard Washington has five field goals made or more.
  • The Cowboys set season highs for assists (18), free throws made (24), and total points (85).
  • The last time Wyoming recorded at least 85 total points was Nov 13, 2010 against Kean.
  • Wyoming has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • This is the seventh win of the season where the Cowboys came back after being down at halftime.
  • Derrious Gilmore recorded a team season high in assists with eight.
  • The top two scorers (Larry Nance Jr and Leonard Washington) accounted for 43.5 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Larry Nance Jr and Leonard Washington) accounted for 43.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Larry Nance Jr has led the team in scoring six times and in rebounding 10 times in 31 games this season.
  • Derrious Gilmore had a career high with eight assists.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Larry Nance Jr.
  • Larry Nance Jr had a career high with nine field goals made.

Nevada Game Notes

  • The Wolf Pack have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Nevada is 32-29 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Wolf Pack losing streak to eight games.
  • Deonte Burton accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Deonte Burton has led the team in scoring 18 times in 31 games this season.
  • This marks the 26th 20-point game of Deonte Burton's career.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Deonte Burton.
  • This marks the 22nd 20-point game of Malik Story's career.
  • Malik Story has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Marqueze Coleman.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Jordan Burris.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Devonte Elliott.
NEV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Deonte Burton402736012
AM. Coleman381472101
AMalik Story392043303
BCole Huff24750100
CDevonte Elliott15430001
CJordan Burris17411111
CC. Fall11230001
CKevin Panzer16331003
WYO PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Larry Nance Jr351983110
AD. Gilmore371748004
AL. Washington251852202
BDerek Cooke Jr17840000
B-Josh Adams321033204
C+Riley Grabau37921001
CNathan Sobey15420001

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