Blackshear and Nevada host Air Force

Nevada Wolf Pack (11-3, 1-0 MWC) at Air Force Falcons (9-5, 0-1 MWC)

Colorado Springs, Colorado; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Nevada plays the Air Force Falcons after Kenan Blackshear scored 20 points in Nevada’s 74-72 victory over the Boise State Broncos.

The Falcons are 8-2 in home games. Air Force averages 69.0 points while outscoring opponents by 6.9 points per game.

The Wolf Pack are 1-0 in conference play. Nevada is 1-0 in one-possession games.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jake Heidbreder is scoring 15.0 points per game and averaging 3.4 rebounds for the Falcons. Camden Vander Zwaag is averaging 1.9 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Air Force.

Blackshear is averaging 14.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists for the Wolf Pack. Jarod Lucas is averaging 16.6 points over the last 10 games for Nevada.

LAST 10 GAMES: Falcons: 8-2, averaging 71.3 points, 27.9 rebounds, 16.8 assists, 7.2 steals and 5.2 blocks per game while shooting 49.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 60.0 points per game.

Wolf Pack: 7-3, averaging 72.0 points, 29.2 rebounds, 13.5 assists, 5.1 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 42.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.3 points.


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