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2012 CONOCO MOUNTAIN WEST MEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTERFINAL #4




March 9, 2012

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Final Score: No. 3 Seed UNLV 56, No. 6 Seed Wyoming 48

  • Mike Moser scored 16 of UNLV's first 21 points, finishing with 22 overall.
  • This is the third consecutive year that a No. 3 seed has advanced to the semifinals in the Mountain West tournament following a five-year stretch in which the No. 6 seed won.
  • The No. 3 seed is now 7-6 in Mountain West tournament quarterfinals.
  • With tonight's win, UNLV is now 3-0 against Wyoming in the Mountain West tournament.
  • Mike Moser (18), Chase Stanback (8) and Quintrell Thomas (2) accounted for all of UNLV's first-half scoring.
  • Wyoming's 11 first-half points marks the fewest scored in a half in the Mountain West tournament.
  • UNLV's and Wyoming's 39 combined first-half points marks the lowest in the Mountain West tournament since 2009 when San Diego State and Utah combined for
  • 38.
  • Wyoming's 3-of-24 (.125) field goals in the first half is the lowest shooting percentage in a half in Mountain West tournament history.
  • UNLV's Mike Moser recorded his 15th career double-double as he finished with 20 points and 13 rebounds.
  • This is Moser's fifth 20 point performance of the season.
  • Mike Moser (UNLV) shot 8-of-12 and was 2-of-2 from beyond the arc as he finished the first half with 18 points and seven rebounds. This was his best first-half performance
  • since shooting 6-of-9 and 2-of-3 from three-point range, recording 15 points and seven rebounds in the first half of a January 28 outing at Air Force.
  • Moser's 18 points is now his ninth first half in which he has scored in double-digits this season.
  • This was the first game of the season in which UNLV's Anthony Marshall did not record an assist.
  • UNLV's Oscar Bellfield had five assists to become the Mountain West's all-time leader in career assists with 568. He surpasses New Mexico's Dairese Gary, who collected 564
  • assists from 2007-11.
  • Wyoming's Leonard Washington recorded his fifth career double-double as he finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Wyoming's Luke Martinez set a career-high with nine rebounds.
  • Wyoming's Adam Waddell tied his career-high with four blocks.
  • This is only the second time in Mountain West tournament history that all four of the higher seeds have won their quarterfinal match-ups.

 

 

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