Men's basketball USATSI Gallery -- 11/22/14 Coaches vs Cancer Classic
UNLV vs. Boise State (USATSI)
UNLV men's basketball
USATSI Gallery, men's basketball
Air Force @ UNLV
Wood enters his second season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2014-15.
Played in 30 games and made two starts as a true freshman ... Averaged 13.0 minutes per game ... Scored 4.5 points, grabbed 3.2 rebounds and blocked just under one shot per contest ... Is UNLV's second-leading returning scorer ... Shot 41.0 percent from the field and 80.0 percent from the free-throw line ... Was second on the team in blocked shots and 10th in the Mountain West ... Scored in double figures three times, scoring a career-high 11 points vs. Nevada, Reno ... Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds vs. Colorado State and blocked a career-high five shots vs. Sacred Heart and again vs. New Mexico ... Made two 3-pointers at Southern Utah and at Boise State ... Played a career-high 30 minutes vs. San Diego State ... Made at least one 3-pointer in nine games.
A 2013 graduate of Findlay College Prep at the Henderson International School in Henderson, Nev. ... Ranked as the No. 36 overall player in the class of 2013 by Rivals and No. 8 at his position ... Scout listed him at No. 10 at his position and ESPN had him No. 71 overall ... Helped the Pilots win 54 consecutive games and an ESPN National High School Invitational championship in 2012 ... Findlay was 35-1 his senior year, winning eight games over top-25 ranked teams ... The 35 wins are the most in school history as the program finished the regular season ranked as the nation's unanimous No. 1 team for the first time ... The team's lone loss came in the semifinals of the ESPN NHSI.
Christian Marquise Wood was born Sept. 27, 1995, in Long Beach, Calif. ... Son of Jeanette Stewart ... Has not declared a major ... Has a brother: Derek Stewart.