Game notes: CSU basketball visits Reno for matchup with Nevada




Jan. 28, 2014

Colorado State at Nevada | Game 21
Jan. 29, 2014 | 8 p.m. MT | Reno, Nev. | Lawlor Events Center (11,536)

COLORADO STATE RAMS NEVADA WOLF PACK
Record
12-8, 3-4 MW
Last Game
vs. New Mexico (L, 68-66
Rank (AP|ESPN/USA Today)
NR | NR
Head Coach
 Larry Eustachy
Overall Record
440-275 (23rd Season)
Record at CSU
38-17 (Second Season)
Record
10-10, 5-2 MW
Last Game
at Wyoming (L, 64-62)
Rank (AP|ESPN/USA Today)
NR| NR
Head Coach
David Carter
Overall Record
84-68 (Fifth Season)
Record at Nevada
84-68 (Fifth Season)
CSU STATISTICAL LEADERS NEV STATISTICAL LEADERS
Minutes Played/Game
Daniel Bejarano (35.1)
Points/Game
J.J. Avila (18.4)
Rebounds/Game
Daniel Bejarano (9.0)
Three-Pointers
Daniel Bejarano (40)
Assists
J.J. Avila (71)
Blocks
Marcus Holt (14)
Steals
Daniel Bejarano (26)
Field-Goal %
Marcus Holt (.644)
Free-Throw %
Daniel Bejarano (.821)
Three-Point %
David Cohn (.389)
Minutes Played/Game
Deonte Burton (38.8)
Points/Game
 Deonte Burton (21.7)
Rebounds/Game
 A.J. West (7.7)
Three-Pointers
 Deonte Burton (37)
Assists
 Deonte Burton (77)
Blocks
 A.J. West (24)
Steals
 Deonte Burton (33)
Field-Goal %
A.J. West (.558)
Free-Throw %
Jerry Evans, Jr. (.775)
Three-Point %
Cole Huff (.410)
TEAM STATISTICAL COMPARISON
Category CSU NEV
Points/Game 75.3 74.1
Points Allowed/Game 68.9 74.9
Field-Goal % .436 .445
Opponent Field-Goal % .440 .450
Three-Point Field Goal Percentage .332 .344
Opponent Three-Point % .368 .353
Free-Throw % .723 .727
Rebounds/Game 38.1 35.0
Rebounding Margin +5.3 +0.6
Assists/Game 13.4 10.5
Turnovers/Game 8.9 10.9
Opponent Turnovers/Game 12.0 11.1
Steals/Game 5.7 5.1
Blocks/Game 3.1 4.4
BROADCAST INFORMATION
Video: Mountain West Network
Play-by-play: Ryan Radtke
Color Analyst: Len Stevens
     DirecTV: --
     Comcast Digital: --
     Dish Network: --
     Streaming: CSURams.com/videos
Audio: Colorado State Sports Network
Voice of the Rams: Brian Roth
Color Analyst: --
     Stations: 105.5 FM ESPN, KREL 1580 AM
      KSIR 1100 AM, KRFD 94.5 FM, KNZZ 1100 AM
     Streaming: ESPNDenver.com
Live Stats: GameTracker
     CSURams.com

Game Notes 21 - 1-28-14 Get Acrobat Reader

Opening tip

  • Colorado State heads out to Reno, Nev., to face the Nevada Wolf Pack in the first game of back-to-back road contests for the Rams.
  • Tipoff between the Rams and Wolf Pack is set for a 8 p.m. MT.  
  • The matchup between CSU and Nevada will be the only tilt of the season between the programs under the new scheduling format adopted by the Mountain West for the 2013-14 season. 
  • The game will air across the Colorado State Radio Network, including flagship 105.5 FM ESPN, with Brian Roth on the call. 
  • The matchup will also be streamed free of charge on the Mountain West Network at www.CSURams.com/videos
  • Colorado State is 6-6 all-time against Nevada after sweeping two games during the 2012-13 campaign, the Wolf Pack's first in the Mountain West. 

About Nevada

  • Nevada enters Wednesday's contest with an overall record of 10-10, including a 5-2 mark in Mountain West play.
  • The Wolf Pack is just 4-5 at home this season, including a loss to Boise State in the team's most recent tilt at the Lawlor Events Center, 74-65 on Jan. 14. 
  • Nevada is coming off of a tough road loss on Saturday at Wyoming, falling to the Cowboys, 64-62. 
  • Nevada is led by senior guard Deonte Burton who leads the Mountain West averaging 21.7 points per game. Burton also leads the team with 77 assists and 33 steals.
  • Senior guard Jerry Evans provides a nice compliment to Burton and is second on the team with 13.2 points per game and 6.4 rebounds per game.
  • As a team, Nevada ranks sixth in the Mountain West scoring at a clip of 74.1 points per contest. 
  • On defense, the Wolf Pack ranks last in the league, allowing opponents to score 74.9 points per game. 
  • Nevada head coach David Carter is 84-68 in his fifth season at the helm of the Wolf Pack program, his first stint as a Division I head coach.

Series vs. Nevada

  • Wednesday's game between the Rams and the Wolf Pack marks the 13th in the series between the programs, dating back to the first meeting - a 42-32 road loss for CSU - during the 1946-47 season. 
  • The series is tied, 6-6, all-time with the Rams sweeping two games from the Wolf Pack last season. 
  • Colorado State is 3-4 all-time against the Wolf Pack in games played in Reno. 
  • Since Nevada opened up the series with CSU by winning three of the first four games between 1946-47 and 1949-50, the Rams have captured five of eight between 1995-96 and 2012-13.

A win over Nevada will...

  • Move Head Coach Larry Eustachy's record to 39-17 at Colorado State and 441-275 overall. 
  • Push the Rams head of the Wolf Pack, 7-6, in the all-time series between the two programs, and give CSU a 4-4 record on the road against Nevada. 
  • Even Colorado State's record in MW play to 4-4, and give the Rams four wins in six games after an 0-2 start with losses vs. San Diego State and at New Mexico. 
  • Mark three straight wins for the Rams over the Wolf Pack since Nevada joined the Mountain West conference in 2012-13. 
  • Give the Rams their second road win of the MW season. CSU posted a 4-4 mark on the road in MW play in 2012-13.

Eustachy vs. Nevada

  • Colorado State head coach Larry Eustachy has had success in his collegiate coaching career when facing off against Nevada, posting an 11-7 record all-time.  
  • During his time at Idaho, Eustachy was just 2-3 against the Wolf Pack, but in 13 matchups as the head coach at Utah State, Eustachy posted a mark of 9-4.

Schedule Update

  • The tip time for the Rams' Feb. 5 home game vs. UNLV has shifted times. The Rams and Rebels will now tip at 7 p.m. MT and will be streamed live on ESPN3.com.  ]
  • CSU's Feb. 18 matchup vs. Boise State will also tip at 7 p.m. MT, and is scheduled to be broadcast on ESPN3.com.

Looking ahead

  • Colorado State plays the second of back-to-back road matchups on Saturday, traveling to San Diego, Calif., to face the No. 5/5 San Diego State Aztecs. 
  • Tipoff between the Rams and Aztecs is set for a 5 p.m. MT at Viejas Arena.   
  • The matchup between CSU and SDSU is the 73rd in the series between the long-teim conference foes. CSU holds a 37-35 advantage, but is 12-22 all-time against the Aztecs in games played in San Diego. 
  • The game will air across the Colorado State Radio Network, including flagship 105.5 FM ESPN, with Gary Miller calling the action. 
  • The matchup will also be broadcast live on ESPNU, with Steve Quis (play-by-play) and Mark Wise (color analyst).

 

 

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