UNLV Rebels play in MWC Tournament against the San Diego State Aztecs

Thu, Mar 14, 2024
NCAAB News (AP)

UNLV Rebels play in MWC Tournament against the San Diego State Aztecs

San Diego State Aztecs (22-9, 11-7 MWC) vs. UNLV Rebels (19-11, 12-6 MWC)

Las Vegas; Thursday, 5:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Aztecs -4.5; over/under is 132.5

BOTTOM LINE: UNLV and San Diego State meet in the MWC Tournament.

The Rebels are 12-6 against MWC opponents and 7-5 in non-conference play. UNLV is fourth in the MWC at limiting opponent scoring, giving up 67.6 points while holding opponents to 42.3% shooting.

The Aztecs' record in MWC action is 11-7.

UNLV makes 46.0% of its shots from the field this season, which is 5.4 percentage points higher than San Diego State has allowed to its opponents (40.6%). San Diego State averages 7.1 more points per game (74.7) than UNLV allows to opponents (67.6).

TOP PERFORMERS: Keylan Boone averages 1.9 made 3-pointers per game for the Rebels, scoring 12.2 points while shooting 33.8% from beyond the arc. Dedan Thomas Jr. is shooting 43.5% and averaging 17.1 points over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Rebels: 8-2, averaging 68.3 points, 36.1 rebounds, 9.6 assists, 5.2 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 43.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 61.4 points per game.

Aztecs: 6-4, averaging 71.9 points, 38.0 rebounds, 14.0 assists, 7.2 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 43.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 64.0 points.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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