Air Force vs. UNLV: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Air Force vs. UNLV: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Air Force 56
(17-13, 3-11 away)
UNLV 72
(24-8, 18-2 home)
Venue: Thomas & Mack Center
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, March 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Air Force 20 36 56
UNLV 33 39 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Air Force M Olesinski 13 K Green 6 D Earls 4
UNLV A Bennett 23 M Moser 10 B Dejean-Jones 5

UNLV won big against Air Force 72-56 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Tournament on a day when they had only nine turnovers. The Rebels now have a record of 2-1 against Air Force this season. The Rebels were led by Anthony Bennett, who put up a game-high 23 points and seven rebounds. Anthony Marshall had 11 points and added four rebounds. For the Falcons, Kyle Green got 13 points and six rebounds. Air Force (17-13) finished the regular season sixth in the Mountain West with an 8-8 conference record.

UNLV Game Notes

  • The last time UNLV started the season 24-8 was 2010.
  • UNLV beat the spread by six points. That makes the 12th time this season the Rebels have beaten the spread.
  • The Rebels have won every game this season (6-0) after recording 30 or more field goals made.
  • UNLV has won every game this season (5-0) when its field goal percentage has been 50.8 percent or better.
  • UNLV has won every game this season (8-0) when opponents record 56 or fewer total points.
  • UNLV has won 83 percent of the time this season (20-4) after holding an opponent to under 41.5 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season UNLV has won 72 percent of the time (13-5) when Anthony Marshall has 11 points or more, 83 percent of the time (5-1) when Mike Moser plays 31 minutes or more, and 92 percent of the time (11-1) when Bryce Dejean-Jones has five field goals made or more.
  • UNLV set a season low for free throws made (four).
  • The Rebels have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past 12 games.
  • This is the 20th game at home this season--UNLV has a 14.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Anthony Bennett accounted for 31.9 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Mike Moser and Anthony Bennett) accounted for 47.2 percent of the rebounds.
  • Anthony Bennett has led the team in scoring in 20 out of 32 games this season.
  • Mike Moser has led the team in rebounding in seven out of 32 games this season.
  • Anthony Marshall has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Anthony Marshall had a career high with three three-pointers.
  • Mike Moser recorded the 26th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • This marks the 13th 20-point game of Anthony Bennett's career.

Air Force Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Kyle Green and Marek Olesinski) accounted for 46.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kyle Green and Todd Fletcher) accounted for 42.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (13) than the starters (12).
  • The bench recorded more points (42) than the starters (14).
AF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ACam Michael161121000
B+Kyle Green301364003
BMarek Olesinski321310200
B-DeLovell Earls10014111
C+Mike Fitzgerald31742002
CTre` Coggins7311000
CTodd Fletcher37552105
C-Justin Hammonds10021000
DKamryn Williams14200101
-T. Broekhuis8210002
-Max Yon3010000
UNLV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAnthony Bennett282371111
AKhem Birch19842030
AA. Marshall381144102
AB. Dejean-Jones301215200
B+Mike Moser319101212
C+Justin Hawkins29731212
C-Katin Reinhardt22223002
-Daquan Cook3001000

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