Hamilton, UNLV visit San Francisco

UNLV (4-4) vs. San Francisco (8-0)

War Memorial Gymnasium, San Francisco; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Two senior guards will be on display as Bryce Hamilton and UNLV will battle Jamaree Bouyea and San Francisco. Hamilton has scored 23 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 14.2 over his last five games. Bouyea is averaging 18.2 points over the last five games.

PLENTY OF EXPERIENCE: Senior leadership could play a big role in this game’s outcome. Bouyea, Yauhen Massalski and Khalil Shabazz have collectively accounted for 53 percent of San Francisco’s scoring this season and 57 percent of the team’s points over its last five games. For UNLV, Hamilton, Royce Hamm Jr., Jordan McCabe and Michael Nuga have combined to account for 57 percent of all UNLV scoring.

OFFENSIVE THREAT: Bouyea has directly created 43 percent of all San Francisco field goals over the last five games. The senior guard has 31 field goals and 24 assists in those games.

STREAK SCORING: San Francisco has won its last four home games, scoring an average of 74.5 points while giving up 63.

ACCOUNTING FOR ASSISTS: The Runnin’ Rebels have recently used assists to create buckets more often than the Dons. San Francisco has an assist on 35 of 75 field goals (46.7 percent) across its past three outings while UNLV has assists on 54 of 81 field goals (66.7 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: San Francisco has made 10.8 3-pointers per game this season, which is most among WCC teams.


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