The season’s first 10 games suggest this was the exception and not the rule, that UNLV’s basketball team on Wednesday simply had one of those nights.
UC Santa Barbara star James Nunnally rolled into Las Vegas knowing the odds, as well as the opposing defense, would be stacked against him. But he beat both thoroughly.
In no way is Anthony Marshall the fall guy for UNLV’s first loss of the season. In essence, the sophomore guard has lost his starting spot because he’s the most inexperienced guy.
It’s an easy part to overlook in basketball. The numbers are low. You have to calculate it off a score sheet. There isn’t much flavor to it. It’s the vanilla ice cream of stats.