UNLV vs. University of Northern Iowa Preview & Score Prediction
Check out the UNLV vs. Northern Iowa game preview and score prediction
UNLV (6-0) vs. University of Northern Iowa(5-2) Game Preview
Date: Wednesday, November 29th
Tip-off: 5:00pm PT
Venue: McLeod Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Radio: ESPN 1100 Las Vegas
Projected Runnin’ Rebels Line-up
G Jordan Johnson – Scored 24 points and tallied 14 assists in a win over Southern Utah, back on Saturday night.
G Jovan Mooring
F Kris Clyburn
F Shakur Juiston
C Brandon McCoy
Projected Northern Iowa Line-up
G Juwan McCloud
G Tywhon Pickford
G Isaiah Brown
F Bennett Koch – Leads the Panthers in scoring, averaging 15.1 ppg.
F Klint Carlson
Why UNLV Will Win
While Northern Iowa isn’t rated as high as Utah, they check in at 98 on Kenpom, this could be the Runnin’ Rebels most grueling test yet, as this game will be their first real road game of the season, against a team that likes to play through its talented forwards. That being said, UNLV’s front court is the more talented group, and if UNLV can continue to recieve balance scoring from both their forwards and guards, that will go along way in forcing UNI to change their forward centric game plan, in order to try and keep pace with the high scoring Rebels. If Jordan Johnson continues his stellar play, he, McCoy and Juiston should be in for big nights.
UNLV +3, o/u 137
UNLV 70, UNI 68