Rematch of Pack's only Mountain West loss
Fenner puts up career-high 30 points
Nevada hosts Vermont on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the semifinals
Governor's Series points on the line
Game to air on CBS Sports Network
Dario Hunt talks to the media on March 12, 2012.
Dario Hunt talks to the media on March 5, 2012.
Deonte Burton, Dario Hunt and Olek Czyz talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's win over Louisiana Tech on March 3, 2012.
Malik Story, Dario Hunt and Olek Czyz talk to the media following the Wolf Pack's win over New Mexico State on March 1, 2012.
Dario Hunt talks to the media on February 28, 2012.
Named to the 2011-12 WAC Coaches preseason second team and media preseason squad ... Named by Slam magazine as a first-round sleeper pick for the 2012 NBA draft ... Preseason WAC selection by Collegehoopsnet.com ... Three-year starter who has stated 92-of-100 games during his career entering this season ... A two-time WAC Defensive Team selection he led the conference in blocks averaging 1.84 per game and rebounding grabbing 9.7 per contest his junior year ... 9.7 rebounds ranked 27th in the NCAA and 1.8 blocks was 81st ... Earned second-team All-WAC, second-team NABC District 6 and team MVP honors his junior year ... Nearly doubled his scoring average from 6.5 points per game as a sophomore to 12.4 his junior year, which was third best on the team ... Shot .69.5 percent from the free-throw line after shooting 46.2 and 47.4 percent his first two seasons ... 192 career blocks entering this season is tied with Nick Fazekas (2004-07) for the top mark in school history ... 694 career rebounds is seventh in school history entering his senior year ... Has the third (67), fourth (66) and fifth (59) best single season block totals in Nevada history ... Expected to once again protect the paint and dominate the glass in his senior season.
2010-11 (Junior): Named to WAC All-Defensive team for the second year in a row ... Selected to All-WAC second team and named to the NABC District 6 second team ... Earned team MVP honors, selected as Pack's top defensive player and shared the team's Rock Award with Deonte Burton ... Six blocks in the final game of the season versus New Mexico State (3/10/11) in the WAC Tournament tied his single game career-high and tied Nick Fazekas (2004-07) for the top mark in school history with 192 ... His 59 blocks on the season is the fifth best season total in school history ... Nearly averaged a double-double scoring 12.4 points per game and grabbed a WAC leading 9.7 rebounds per contest starting all 32 games ... Also led the WAC in blocks averaging 1.84 per game and offensive rebounds at 3.63 per outing ... 9.7 rebounds ranked 27th in the NCAA and 1.8 blocks was 81st ... Ranked in five overall categories and in WAC play ... His 10 double-doubles on the season and four in WAC play was the second best total in the conference ... Posted back-to-back double-doubles with 16 points and 14 rebounds at Washington (12/22/10) followed by 21 points and 14 rebounds at Portland (12/27/10) ... Twice grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds at home versus San Jose State (2/5/11) and Idaho (2/24/11) ... The 19 rebounds was the high a WAC game and second best overall total in the conference ... During the season grabbed 10 or more rebounds in game 14 times... Led the team in rebound 24 times with two tying for the honor and 19 times posted game-highs ... Led the Pack in scoring in a game 12 times with three of the occurrences being ties and the 12 times topped the team ... Scored in double figures the first five games on the season and 24 on the year which was second to Malik Story's 25 ... Made 19 consecutive free throws over a three game stretch ... Led the team in rebounding (9.7 rpg), blocks (1.8 bpg), offensive rebounds (3.6 orpg), defensive rebounds (6.0 drpg) and was second in field goal percentage (50.9%) and third in scoring at 12.4 points per game ... Scored a career-high 25 points versus San Francisco State (12/11/10) ... Six 20-point games tied Burton for tops on the team ... Fouled out a team-high five times, all coming in WAC play and four of the occurrences came in consecutive games ... Earned third basketball letter.
2009-10 (Sophomore): Earned WAC All-Defensive honors ... Named the team's top defender at the season-end banquet ... Played in all 34 games with 33 starts ... Second on the team and ninth in the WAC with 7.0 rebounds per game ... Also turned in 6.5 points per game, up from his averages of 3.6 points and 4.4 boards per contest the previous season ... Ranked third in the WAC and 55th in the NCAA with 1.94 blocked shots per game ... His 66 blocks ranked fourth on the Nevada single-season charts, one behind his third-place mark of 67 the year before (a school freshman record) ... Blocked at least one shot in 31-of-34 contests on the year, including 18 with two or more ... Averaged 11.0 points and 11.0 rebounds per game in Nevada's trip to VCU and North Carolina ... Had 10 points and 13 rebounds at VCU (11/27/09) and 12 points and nine boards at UNC (11/28/09) ... Scored a then career-best 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field and 7-of-8 from the free throw line versus BYU (12/22/09) ... Added 14 points on 7-of-10 shooting versus New Mexico State (3/4/10) ... Pulled down 10 rebounds March 22 at Rhode Island and had nine in four other games ... Matched his career best with six blocks versus Utah State (1/13/10) and again versus Hawai'i (1/30/10) ... Shot 53.8 percent from the field (93-of-173) ... Received his second basketball letter.
2008-09 (Freshman): Played in 34 games with 27 starts as a true freshman ... Was the winner of the team's Most Improved Player award ... Averaged 3.6 points and 4.4 rebounds in 18.8 minutes per game ... Was third on the team in rebounding ...Led the WAC and ranked 48th in the nation with 2.0 blocked shots per game ... His 67 blocks set the school single-season mark for a freshman and ranked third on the Wolf Pack's single-season charts ... Made 52.8 percent of his field goal attempts ... Paced the WAC with 2.5 blocks per league contest ... Blocked at least one shot in 28-of-34 games and more than one in 22 contests ...Scored a season-best nine points on 3-of-4 shooting at Portland (11/29/08) ... Matched that with nine points versus Fresno State (1/17/09) ... Made all four of his field goal attempts for eight points at Boise State (3/7/09) ... Paced the team in rebounding five times ... Pulled down a season-high nine rebounds versus top-ranked North Carolina (12/31/08) and again at Hawai'i (2/18/09) ... Blocked a career-best six shots at Idaho (1/31/09) ... Rejected five shots Jan. 8 at New Mexico State (1/8/09) and versus New Mexico State (2/7/09) ... Earned first basketball letter.
A 2008 graduate of Charis Prep School in Goldsboro, N.C. ... Named team MVP ... Earned first-team all-league honors ... Averaged a double-double with 16.1 points and 15.3 rebounds per game as a senior ... Also added 3.1 blocked shots per game ... Helped Charis Prep to a 43-3 record ... Was a team captain his senior year ... Attended Pine Creek High School in Colorado Springs, Colo., as a sophomore and junior ... Earned second-team all-state honors his junior year ... Led the team in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots ... Turned in 15 points and 12 rebounds per game as a junior ... Set school records for career rebounding and blocks and single-season scoring, rebounding and blocks ...Lettered in basketball and football.
Majoring in management ... The son of Randall Hunt of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Starla Owens of Tucson, Ariz. ... Has two brothers, Martel Hunt (24) and Tyler Casey (20) ... Lists beating his rivals as his most exciting moment in sports so far ... Enjoys music and video games ... Full name is Dario Nathan Henry Hunt.