Jan. 19, 1998
UNLV Hosts BYU, No. 4 Utah
LAS VEGAS, Nev.-- The UNLV Runnin' Rebels, 8-7 overall and 1-2 in the WAC's Mountain Division, will host BYU on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 7:35 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center (18,500). UNLV then will host No. 4 Utah on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m. in a game which will be televised by CBS.
All Runnin' Rebel games will be carried live on KXNT AM-840. Ken Korach and Glen Gondrezick will call the action all season long. The pregame show for Thursday's game will begin at 7 p.m. Fans can now bring their radio to the game and tune in to KXNT's radio broadcast inside the Thomas & Mack Center on 99.5 FM.
TELEVISION: No TV for Thursday's game. Saturday's game between Utah and UNLV will be televised on CBS. Jim Nance and Billy Packer will call the action.
RADIO/TV SHOW INFO: "Game Time with UNLV Hoops" television show will be shown every Sunday on KLAS TV-8 at 5:30 p.m. The show, with Head Coach Bill Bayno and host Dave McCann, features previews of upcoming opponents and highlights of previous games.
"The Bill Bayno Radio Show" can be heard live every Tuesday from Gordon Biersch (located on 3987 Paradise Road) at 7 p.m on KXNT AM-840 with hosts Ken Korach and Glen Gondrezick. The weekly show features interviews with coaches, opposing coaches as well as listener call-ins. Listeners are invited to call in to the show at (702) 733-5968. The next two coaches shows will be Tuesday, Jan. 20 and 27.
In addition, every Runnin' Rebel game can be heard live on Teamline by calling (800) 846-4700. The Runnin' Rebel team access code is 1094. Also, Runnin' Rebel basketball radio broadcasts can be heard on the net: www.audionet.com
LINEUPS: Here's a glance at the possible starters for each team.
BYU COUGARS (6-11, 1-2 in WAC Mountain Division) No. Name Pos. Ht. Cl. Ppg Rpg 50 Justin Weidauer F 6-7 Sr. 9.6 6.2 15 Mekeli Wesley C 6-9 Fr. 11.9 4.9 23 Brian Hamilton G 6-0 Jr. 7.9 3.6 44 Ron Selleaze G 6-6 Jr. 18.5 6.4 12 Brian Dignan G 6-3 Jr. 4.0 5.1 apg UNLV RUNNIN' REBELS (8-7, 1-2) No. Name Pos. Ht. Cl. Ppg Rpg 33 Tyrone Nesby F 6-6 Sr. 17.5 6.5 34 Kaspars Kambala F 6-9 Fr. 15.1 9.6 15 Keon Clark C 6-11 Sr. 18.3 8.8 0 Corky Ausborne G 6-2 Sr. 8.7 2.9 24 Greedy Daniels G 6-0 Fr. 7.5 3.7 apg BYU: The Cougars are 6-11 overall and 1-2 in the WAC. San Diego State W 73-59 California L 68-64 Washington State L 78-49 Hawai'i L 73-53 Oregon L 74-67 Virginia L 72-54 Utah State L 72-69 Ohio State W 72-65 Penn State L 80-50 Tulsa W 57-53 Boise State L 83-67 Utah L 71-61 Washington L 83-68 Wyoming W 60-41 Weber State W 83-70 Colorado State L 55-44 Pepperdine W 53-52 at UNLV (Jan. 22) UTAH: The Utes are 15-0 overall and 3-0 in the WAC. CS Fullerton W 87-59 Oregon State W 69-61 Weber State W 87-72 Wis-Milwaukee W 66-51 Southern Utah W 66-48 Rice W 73-65 Loyola Marymount W 89-50 BYU W 71-61 UC Irvine W 83-45 Colorado State W 65-51 Providence W 64-58 Wyoming W 74-58 Wake Forest W 62-53 at Air Force (Jan. 22) Utah State W 71-55 at UNLV (Jan. 24) Azusa Pacific W 78-58
THE SERIES: The series is tied between BYU and UNLV at 2-2. UNLV defeated BYU 52-50 on Feb. 12, 1982, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in the last meeting between the two teams. UNLV leads the series against Utah 8-4. UNLV defeated Utah 83-66 on March 21, 1991, in the NCAA West Regional in Seattle, Wash., in the last meeting between the two schools. UNLV defeated Utah 71-68 on Jan. 1, 1983, in the last meeting in Las Vegas.
UNLV vs. WAC: The Runnin' Rebels have an all-time record of 134-45 (.749) vs. the WAC (which includes Fresno State and San Jose State from the Big West). UNLV compiled an overall record of 11-5 in the WAC's Pacific Division last season. The Runnin' Rebels are now a member of the Mountain Division (Air Force, BYU, Colorado State, New Mexico, UNLV, Texas-El Paso, Utah, Wyoming).
REBEL BASKETBALL LUNCHEONS: The Rebel basketball luncheons featuring Bill Bayno will be held weekly throughout the season at noon. The luncheon features coach Bayno talking about the team's past games and preparation for future games. Admittance is free to working media - please call the UNLV Sports Information Office for reservations. Luncheons will be held in the Si Redd Room of the Thomas & Mack Center.
LUNCHEON SCHEDULE: Tues., Jan. 20 Tues., Feb. 10 Tues., Jan. 27 Tues., Feb. 17 Tues., Feb. 3 Tues., Feb. 24
A STATISTICAL COMPARISON: Here's a look at BYU and UNLV's statistical comparison in 1997-98.
UNLV BYU Points per game 72.3 61.4 Opp. points per game 70.3 67.6 Margin +2.0 -6.2 Rebounds per game 40.3 34.4 Opp. rebounds per game 39.7 35.6 Margin +0.6 -1.2 Field goal pct. .417 .379 Opp. field goal pct. .409 .425 3-Pt. FG pct. .312 .298 Free throw pct. .668 .684 Opp. free throw pct. .657 .728 Turnovers per game 14.5 17.2 Opp. turnovers per game 14.7 15.4 Turnover margin +0.2 -1.8
UNLV vs. TEXAS-EL PASO RECAP: UTEP defeated UNLV 62-50 on Saturday afternoon at Don Haskins Center. UNLV jumped out to an early 7-2 lead. UTEP then outscored UNLV 32-20 to take a 34-27 lead at halftime. The Miners increased the lead in the second half. UTEP led 42-28 and the Miners dominated UNLV on the boards. UNLV cut the lead to 54-46 late in the game but the Runnin' Rebels were unable to close the gap any further. UTEP's Sharif Fajardo was the game's high scorer with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Guard Will Smith added 10. The Miners outrebounded UNLV 52-31. Senior center Keon Clark led UNLV with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 blocked shots. UNLV shot just .333 from the field (19-for-57) and UTEP shot .372 (19-for-51). UTEP shot .647 from the free throw line (22-for-34) and UNLV was .500 (11-for-22). UNLV scored a season-low 50 points and converted just 9 field goals in the second half. UTEP made only 7 field goals in the second half but was 14-for-22 (.636) from the free throw line.
RUNNIN' REBEL HEAD COACH BILL BAYNO: He is in his third season as the head coach of the UNLV Runnin' Rebels. He is UNLV's 10th head coach in the 40-year history of Rebel basketball. He has a career record of 40-33 (.545). He led UNLV to a 22-10 record last season and a third round NIT appearance. He served seven years as the associate head coach at the University of Massachusetts under John Calipari. Other coaching experience includes: 1987-88: Assistant Coach, Baptist College (Charleston, SC); 1986-87: Graduate Assistant Coach, University of Kansas; 1985-86: Graduate Assistant Coach, Seton Hall University. Playing experience includes: 1980-82: Massachusetts and 1983-85: Sacred Heart University.
BYU HEAD COACH STEVE CLEVELAND: He is in his first season at BYU.
UTAH HEAD COACH RICK MAJERUS: He is in his ninth season at Utah and his record is 195-55 (.780) and career record over 14 seasons is 294-107 (.733).
3-POINT GOALS: Since the 3-point field goal was adopted by the NCAA in 1986-87, UNLV has converted at least one 3-pointer in all 371 games played (counting 15 games this season). The Big West Conference experimented with the 3-point shot in the 1982-83, 1984-85 and 1985-86 seasons. During that period, UNLV connected from 3-point range in 53 of 64 games. The UNLV streak for games in which it sank at least one 3-point shot stands at 384. The last time the Runnin' Rebels failed to make at least one 3-pointer came against Long Beach State on Jan. 25, 1986.
HOME RECORD: UNLV is 6-2 at home this season and are 31-11 (.738) under Bill Bayno at the Thomas & Mack Center over three seasons. UNLV, in its 15th season at the Thomas & Mack Center, has an overall record of 192-29 (.869). UNLV is also 22-5 over its last 27 home games.
RUNNIN' REBELS ON TV: A total of 24 regular season games will be televised during the 1997-98 season. ESPN or ESPN2 will televise 9 times, KUPN 7 times, FOX Sports West 2 7 times and CBS once.
NEXT UP: UNLV will host Chaminade in a nonconference game on Monday, Jan. 26, at 7:35 p.m., ending three games in a five-day stretch.
NATIONALLY RANKED SCHEDULE: UNLV faces SEVEN teams ranked in the polls.: #3 Kansas, #4 Utah, #8 UCLA, #15 New Mexico, #15 Syracuse, #20 Rhode Island, (#18 Michigan-Jan. 1).
NOTES: UNLV's 37-point victory over Chicago State on Dec. 17, was the largest margin of victory since UNLV's 80-47 win over Wyoming on Feb. 1, 1997, at the Thomas & Mack Center...the home crowd of 17,490 for the UCLA-UNLV game on Dec. 27, was the largest crowd since 18,024 attended UNLV's 78-64 victory over Fresno State on Feb. 17, 1997...UNLV shot a season-high .540 from the field (27-for-50) against Tulane on Jan. 4 and Air Force (27-for-50) on Jan. 10...In two games this season, UNLV has recorded two players with 20 or more points: vs. Chicago State (Kaspars Kambala 24 and Mark Dickel 20); Air Force (Keon Clark 28 and Tyrone Nesby 24).
UNLV RETIRED THE BASKETBALL JERSEYS OF GONDREZICK AND THEUS ON DEC. 27, 1997: UNLV retired the jerseys of former greats Glen Gondrezick (#25) and Reggie Theus (#23) in a halftime ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 27, at the Thomas & Mack Center. A season-high crowd of 17,490 was on hand for the UCLA-UNLV game. Gondrezick and Theus were both instrumental in putting UNLV basketball on the map. The 1976-77 Runnin' Rebels compiled an overall record of 29-3 and advanced to the school's first-ever NCAA Final Four at the Omni in Atlanta, Georgia. Gondrezick, a 1977 honorable mention All-American, played at UNLV for four years (1973-77). Theus, a 1978 second-team All-American, played at UNLV for three years (1975-78). Gondrezick and Theus join fellow Runnin' Rebel basketball players Stacey Augmon (#32), Sidney Green (#21) and Larry Johnson (#4). The remaining list of UNLV athletes retired jerseys include: David Cohen (#10) and Robbie Ryerson (#10) - soccer; Matt Williams (#15) - baseball; Misty Thomas (#4) and Pauline Jordan (#50) - women's basketball; Randall Cunningham (#12) - football. The two former head coaches are Jerry Tarkanian (#2) and Fred Dallimore (#13) - baseball.
UNLV Player-by-Player Notes
CORKY AUSBORNE: He has appeared in 14 games and is averaging 8.7 points and 2.9 rebounds. Shooting .371 from 3-point range (33-for-89). Scored 12 points (4-for-7 3FG) in the season opener against Loyola Marymount on Nov. 15. Scored 12 points (3-for-9 3FG) against Eastern Michigan in the Chase NIT on Nov. 19. Established career-highs in rebounds (6) and assists (5). He scored a career-high 19 points (6-for-11 FG) against USC on Dec. 2. He also established career-highs with 4 3-pointers made and 35 minutes played. Scored 7 points in 31 minutes at Michigan on Dec. 6. Scored 12 points in 32 minutes against Rhode Island on Dec. 13. Tied his career-high with 4 3-pointers against the Rams.
He injured his right thumb on Dec. 13 and played against Rhode Island. He missed the game against Chicago State (Dec. 17). He came back and scored 6 points (2-for-5 3's) in 25 minutes against No. 25 Syracuse on Dec. 20. He scored 14 points (4-for-7 3's) and tied his career-high with 4 3-pointers made against UC Irvine on Dec. 23. Scored 12 points in 31 minutes Tulane on Jan. 4. Once again tied his career-high with 4 3-pointers made (9 attempts). He scored 14 points against Air Force on Jan. 10. For the fifth time this season, connected on 4 3-pointers. Shot .450 (9-for-20) from 3-point range over a three-game stretch (Tulane, Air Force, New Mexico, Jan. 4-15). Has scored in double figures in 7 of 14 games.
KEON CLARK: Preseason honors include: first-team All-American by Sport Magazine; second-team All-American by Basketball Weekly; third-team All-American by Dick Vitale; Naismith College Player of the Year Candidate and listed as a candidate for the John R. Wooden Award. He has appeared in four games and is averaging 18.3 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.3 blocked shots. Returned to action against Tulane on Jan. 4. He scored 20 points (8-for-11 FG), 17 in the second half, in 31 minutes. He scored a career-high 28 points (9-for-12 FG, 2-for-2 3PFG) in 33 minutes against Air Force on Jan. 10. Scored 9 points and pulled down a season-high in both rebounds (12) and blocked shots (6) in 37 minutes against No. 15 New Mexico on Jan. 15. Recorded his 16th career double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds against UTEP on Jan. 17. Also had 5 blocked shots against the Miners. Has scored 20 or more points 11 times at UNLV. Has registered 5 blocks or more in a game 12 times in his career. Has 13 blocks on the season and has 125 career blocked shots. Needs 22 more to break the UNLV all-time blocked shots record (Elmore Spencer had 146 from 1990-92). Averaging 5.5 blocks over his last two games.
GREEDY DANIELS: He has appeared in 15 games and is averaging 7.5 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.7 assists. Team-leader with 30 steals and second with 56 assists. Scored 7 points and dished out 5 assists in 30 minutes in his first collegiate game against Loyola Marymount on Nov. 15. Scored 13 points (4-for-7 FG) and dished out 5 assists in 28 minutes against Eastern Michigan in the Chase NIT on Nov. 19. He played his best all around game of the season against USC on Dec. 2. He established season-highs in three categories (pts-rebs, steals). Scored 17 points (7-for-10 FG), pulled down 9 rebounds (defensive), 6 assists and 5 steals. Played a season-high 40 minutes against Michigan on Dec. 6 and pulled down 7 rebounds with 4 steals. Scored 12 points and pulled down 5 rebounds in 38 minutes against Rhode Island on Dec. 13. He dished out a season-high 8 assists against Chicago State on Dec. 17. Scored 11 points, dished out 5 assists and had 3 steals in 29 minutes against UC Irvine on Dec. 23. Scored 6 points, 2 steals and dished out 6 assists in his second start at the point guard position against Tulane on Jan. 4. Scored 7 points with 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals in 26 minutes against Air Force on Jan. 10. Scored 13 points (4-for-7 FG, 2-for-3 3PFG) and 6 rebounds in 30 minutes against No. 15 New Mexico on Jan. 15. Scored 6 points and had 4 rebounds in 27 minutes against UTEP on Jan. 17.
MARK DICKEL: He has appeared in 15 games and is averaging 6.7 points. Team-leader with 61 assists (4.1 average). Shooting .696 (39-for-56) from the free throw line. He recorded his first career double-double with 12 points and a career-high 11 assists in the season opener against Loyola Marymount on Nov. 15. Scored 9 points and dished out 10 assists against Eastern Michigan in the Chase NIT on Nov. 19. Also had only 2 turnovers in 33 minutes. He dished out 7 assists in a career-high 40 minutes against No. 2 Kansas in the Chase NIT on Nov. 21. Scored 10 points and committed just 3 turnovers in 37 minutes against USC on Dec. 2. Pulled down a career-high 7 rebounds in 24 minutes at Rhode Island on Dec. 13. Scored a career-high 20 points against Chicago State on Dec. 17. Established a career-high with 5 3-pointers (in 6 attempts). Scored 8 points and dished out 4 assists in 29 minutes against UC Irvine on Dec. 23. Scored 5 points with 5 rebounds and 4 assists against UNR on Dec. 30. Had only 1 turnover in 31 minutes. He dished out 6 assists with 2 steals in 26 minutes against Tulane on Jan. 4. Scored 5 points in 13 minutes against No. 15 New Mexico on Jan. 15.
ISSIAH EPPS: He has appeared in nine games and is averaging 5.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.2 blocked shots. Team-leader with 20 blocked shots. Appeared in his first game as a Runnin' Rebel against Chicago State on Dec. 17. He scored 6 points, 6 rebounds and had 3 blocked shots in 20 minutes. Played 9 minutes against No. 25 Syracuse on Dec. 20. Scored 8 points, had 8 rebounds with 5 blocked shots in 18 minutes against UC Irvine on Dec. 23. Pulled down 7 rebounds and had 4 blocked shots in 19 minutes against No. 9 UCLA on Dec. 27. Recorded his first collegiate double-double (in his first start) with 14 points (6-for-9 FG) and 13 rebounds against UNR on Dec. 30. Scored 8 points and had 4 rebounds in 22 minutes against Tulane on Jan. 4. He pulled down 4 rebounds and had 5 blocked shots in 20 minutes against Air Force on Jan. 10.
KASPARS KAMBALA: The freshman has recorded eight double-doubles. He is averaging 15.1 points and 9.6 rebounds. Shooting .526 from the field (72-for-137) and .761 from the line (83-for-109). He has recorded 10 or more rebounds in 9 of 15 games.
KASPARS' DOUBLE-DOUBLES: OPPONENT PTS REB(O/D) Loyola Marymount (11-15) 20 (6-for-13 FG) 15 (5/10) Eastern Michigan (11-19) 21 (9-for-11 FG) 10 (1/9) Kansas (11-21) 19 (6-for-13 FG) 10 (4/6) Michigan (12-6) 15 (5-for-13 FG) 12 (5/7) Rhode Island (12-13) 16 (6-for-13 FG) 12 (9/3) Chicago State (12-17) *24 (7-for-11 FG) *16 (10/6) No. 25 Syracuse (12-20) 23 (6-for-11 FG) 15 (7/8) Nevada, Reno (12-30) 16 (12-for-13 FT) 11 (5/6) *season highs
He was 8-for-13 from the line and had 3 blocked shots against Loyola Marymount in 30 minutes. He was named WAC Mountain Player of the Week (Nov. 17). Played in 38 minutes against Eastern Michigan. Scored 13 points and pulled down 6 rebounds in 21 minutes against USC on Dec. 2. Collected his fourth double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds against Michigan on Dec. 6. Registered his fifth double-double in six games with 16 points and 12 rebounds in a season-high 40 minutes against Rhode Island on Dec. 13. He was 10-for-14 from the line against Chicago State on Dec. 17. Season-high with 14 FT attempts. Scored 23 points and pulled down 15 rebounds against No. 25 Syracuse on Dec. 20. He had 11 free throws made. Scored 14 points and pulled down 9 rebounds against UC Irvine on Dec. 23. Recorded 10 rebounds in 29 minutes against No. 9 UCLA on Dec. 27. Recorded his eighth double-double against UNR on Dec. 30 with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Season-high 12 free throws made in 13 attempts. Scored 14 points (6-for-6 FT) in 27 minutes against Tulane on Jan. 4. Scored 12 points and pulled down 8 rebounds in 28 minutes against No. 15 New Mexico on Jan. 15. He made 23 straight free throws over four games (UNR to New Mexico, Dec. 30 - Jan. 15). Streak was snapped at New Mexico. He is shooting .897 from the line (26-for-29) over his last five games and .815 (53-for-65) over nine games. He has scored in double figures in 13 of 15 games and 20 or more points 4 times. Mentioned in Sports Illustrated (Dec. 15 issue) as one of the top freshman to watch in the country and in the Sporting News (Dec. 1).
BRIAN KEEFE: He has appeared in nine games and is averaging 3.3 points. Appeared in his first game as a Runnin' Rebel against Chicago State on Dec. 17. He played 30 minutes and scored 12 points (3-for-6 3-pointers) and had 3 assists and 2 steals. Played 18 minutes against No. 25 Syracuse on Dec. 20 and had two rebounds. Scored 5 points in 14 minutes against No. 9 UCLA on Dec. 27. Pulled down a season-high 5 rebounds in 26 minutes against UNR on Dec. 30. Scored 3 points (1-for-2 3's) in 9 minutes against Tulane on Jan. 4. Scored 6 points (2-for-6 3's) in 17 minutes against No. 15 New Mexico on Jan. 15.
TYRONE NESBY: He has appeared in 15 games and is the team's leading scorer with a 17.5 average and minutes played with 507 (33.8 average). Third on the team with a 6.5 rebound average. Has scored 20 or more points in seven games this season and 17 times in his career. Has scored in double figures in 14 of 15 games this season and 42 of 47 career games. Had a string of 18 straight in double figures (March 4, 1997 - Jan. 10, 1998). Scored 25 points in the season opener against Loyola Marymount on Nov. 15. Scored 22 points and pulled down 8 rebounds in 37 minutes against Eastern Michigan in the Chase NIT on Nov. 19. Scored 23 points and tied his career-high with 5 3-pointers against then-No. 2 Kansas in the Chase NIT on Nov. 21. Scored 14 points and tied his season high with 8 rebounds against USC on Dec. 2. Scored 14 points (8-for-10 FT) in 33 minutes against Michigan on Dec. 6. Scored 24 points against Rhode Island on Dec. 13. Established career-highs with 10 free throws made and 12 free throws attempted. Tied his career high with 12 rebounds. Recorded his 10th career double-double. Scored 12 points in 31 minutes against Chicago State on Dec. 17. Scored 20 points (8-for-15 FG) and had 8 rebounds in 32 minutes against No. 25 Syracuse on Dec. 20. Registered his 11th career double-double against No. 9 UCLA on Dec. 27. Tied his season-high with 25 points and tied his career-high with 12 rebounds in 38 minutes against the Bruins. Also established a career-high with 29 field goal attempts. Scored 16 points (14 in the second half) in 30 minutes against UNR on Dec. 30. Scored 11 points (5-for-10 FG) and had 2 steals in 33 minutes against Tulane on Jan. 4. Scored 24 points (8-for-14 FG, 4-for-5 3PFG) in 38 minutes against Air Force on Jan. 10. Scored 11 points (4-for-11 FG) in 26 minutes against UTEP on Jan. 17.
GRANT RICE: He has appeared in seven games and is averaging 0.6 points and 1.4 rebounds. Scored 3 points and had 2 rebounds in 8 minutes in the season opener against Loyola Marymount on Nov. 15. Played 11 minutes each against Eastern Michigan in the Chase NIT on Nov. 19 and against No. 2 Kansas on Nov. 21. Pulled down 3 rebounds against the Jayhawks. Played a season-high 15 minutes against USC on Dec. 2. Recorded 2 steals in 14 minutes against Rhode Island on Dec. 13.
KEVIN SIMMONS: He made his UNLV debut against UTEP on Jan. 17. He scored 8 points and pulled down 4 rebounds in 26 minutes.
DONOVAN STEWART: He has appeared in 15 games and is averaging 6.5 points and 3.3 rebounds. Shooting .469 from the field (38-for-81). Scored 17 points (6-for-9 FG) and pulled down 9 rebounds in 28 minutes in the season opener against Loyola Marymount on Nov. 15. Scored 15 points (6-for-12 FG) in 32 minutes against No. 2 Kansas in the Chase NIT on Nov. 21. Scored 8 points and pulled down 4 rebounds in 22 minutes against USC on Dec. 2. Scored 15 points (6-for-10 FG) in 32 minutes at Michigan on Dec. 6. In his first career start against Chicago State on Dec. 17, he pulled down a season-high 10 rebounds in 27 minutes. Scored 11 points in 23 minutes against then-No. 25 Syracuse on Dec. 20. Scored 9 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in 28 minutes against UC Irvine on Dec. 23. Started a total of four games (vs. Chicago State, Syracuse, UC Irvine, UCLA), and averaged 8.0 points and 7.3 rebounds.
SUSPENSIONS ARE OVER: Keon Clark and Kevin Simmons were suspended by the NCAA for 11 and 14 games, respectively for involvement in an improper trip to Orlando, Fla., which was financed by a sports agent. Clark returned to the lineup on Jan. 4 and Simmons on Jan. 17.
RUNNIN' REBEL BREAKDOWN: Overall: 8-7 Home: 6-2 Road: 2-5 Neutral: 0-0 WAC 1-2 WAC Home: 1-0 WAC Road: 0-2 Vs. Conference USA: 1-0 Vs. Atlantic 10: 0-1 Vs. Big East: 0-1 Vs. Big Ten: 0-1 Vs. Big 12: 0-1 Vs. Big West: 2-0 Vs. Mid-American: 1-0 Vs. Mid-Continent Conference: 1-0 Vs. Pacific-10 Conference: 1-1 Vs. Pacific West Conference: 0-0 Vs. Southern Conference: 0-0 Vs. West Coast Conference: 1-0 Vs. Sun Belt: 0-0 In overtime games: 0-0 When leading at halftime: 8-1 When Tied at halftime: 0-0 When trailing at halftime: 0-6 When outrebounding the opponent: 6-3 When tied in rebounding with opponent: 0-1 When opponent outrebounds UNLV: 2-3 When have less turnovers than opponent: 4-1 When tied in turnovers with opponent: 1-1 When have more turnovers than opponent: 3-5 When shooting better from the field: 7-1 When shooting worse from the field: 1-6 When shooting better at the free throw line: 5-2 When shooting worse at the free throw line: 3-5 When taking more shots than the opponent: 2-3 When taking fewer shots than the opponent: 6-4 When shooting more 3-pointers: 1-3 When shooting fewer 3-pointers: 7-4 When shooting the same 3-pointers: 0-0 When taking more free throws: 8-4 When taking fewer free throws: 0-3 When shooting better than 50 percent from field: 3-0 When shooting less than 50 percent from field: 5-7 When scoring more than 100 points: 0-0 When Scoring 90-100 points: 1-0 When Scoring 80-90 points: 4-0 When Scoring 70-80 points: 2-1 When Scoring less than 70 points: 1-6 When opposition scores more than 80 points: 1-3 When opposition scores less than 80 points: 7-4 In games decided by less than four points: 0-0 In games decided by 4-10 points: 1-2 In games decided by 10+ points: 7-5