Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 | 1:05 p.m.
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- Mike Moser grabbing rebounds, making big plays for UNLV basketball (11-17-2011)
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Mike Moser says rebounding comes easy.
Moser, the 6-foot-8 forward, has been virtually unstoppable on the glass during the UNLV basketball team’s initial four games of the season, averaging a nation-best 14.3 rebounds per contest.
The sophomore, however, has done more than grab rebounds. He leads the Rebels in scoring with 16.5 points per game and steals with 3.8 per contest, being rewarded Monday in being named the Mountain West Conference Player of the Week.
For the week, Moser shot 55 percent (22-of-40) from the field and 85 percent (6-of-7) from the free throw line, while averaging 16.7 points, 12.3 rebounds, 4.3 steals, 4.0 assists and 1.3 blocks per game in 27.7 minutes of action.
In Sunday’s game 92-55 victory against Morgan State, Moser was a force on both ends of the court in scoring 23 points and grabbing 17 rebounds. He also had five steals and six assists. Against Canisius earlyier in the week, Moser went 8-of-12 from the field for 19 points, adding five assists and three steals in a 95-70 victory.
Two weeks ago in his UNLV (4-0) debut, the UCLA transfer had 20 rebounds — the most for a UNLV player since 2005.