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Michael Perez
Michael Perez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Pueblo HS

Last College:
UTEP

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L


01/29/2015

Nevada at MW co-leading Wyoming Saturday

Game on ROOT Sports

01/27/2015

Men's Basketball Falls to UNLV, 67-62

Eric Cooper Jr. led the team with 16 points, five rebounds, and four assists in loss to the Rebels.

01/26/2015

Wolf Pack and Rebels square off Tuesday at Lawlor

Governor's Series points on the line Tuesday

01/24/2015

Nevada Falls Short to Fresno State, 66-62

Cooper led Nevada with 20 points.

01/23/2015

Nevada looks to bounce back at Fresno State Saturday

Game to air on KAME in Reno

01/20/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Utah State (USATSI)

Men's Basketball vs. Utah State (USATSI)

01/13/2015

Nevada vs. Fresno State

Nevada vs. Fresno State

01/07/2015

Nevada 64, UNLV 62

Nevada 64, UNLV 62

01/04/2015

Nevada vs. Air Force

Nevada vs. Air Force

12/22/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Marshall

December 22, 2014

Nevada
Pack's top returning scorer at 11.5 points per game ... Expected to once again start at shooting guard after starting all 32 games last season ... Should provide leadership to the team in his senior season ... Team's top long distance shooter.

2013-14 (Jr.):
Started all 32 games at shooting guard ... One of three players to start every game and one of four to play in every contest ... Scored in double figures in 20 games which tied for third most on the team ... Four times scored a season-high 18 points; at New Mexico, at UNLV, at California and vs. UCLA ... Ranked fouth on the team scoring 11.5 points per game ... Played a career-high 47 minutes in the Pack's double overtime victory at Boise State and netted 17 points ... Twice produced four-game double figure scoring streaks ... Tied for ninth in the MW averaging 3.1 assists per game, was sixth with a 1.8 assist/turnover ratio and was fifth playing 35.1 minutes per game ... In conference play was sixth averaging 35.4 minutes per game, was 10th dishing out 3.1 assists per game and eighth with 2.0 assist/turnover ratio ... Made a 3-pointer in 29-of-32 games played ... Made two free throws with two seconds to play to secure the home win over Wyoming ... Made a season-high 5-of-8 three-pointers at Cal ... Led the team grabbing a season-high eight rebounds at Cal and topped the team with six rebounds at Cal Poly ... Hit a 3-pointer at Cal Poly with 17 seconds to play to get the Pack within a point 58-57 as Nevada rallied for the 60-58 victory ... Earned basketball letter.

2012-13:
Sat out the season as a redshirt per NCAA rules after transferring from UTEP.

Prior To Nevada
Played two seasons at UTEP and posted career averages of 6.5 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game ... Sophomore year played in 31 games and earned 27 starts for the Miners ... Fourth on the team sophomore season averaging 11 points per game ... Scored a career-high 25 points against Clemson ... Named to Diamond Head Classic All-Tournament team after averaging 17.7 points in three games ... Named co-Conference USA Player of the Week on Dec. 26 ... Shot 40.3 (110-of-273) percent from the field and 36.9 (41-of-111) percent from behind the arc.

High School
Twice earned first-team all-state honors for coach Gary Crane at Pueblo High School in Tucson, Ariz. ... Two-time Sonoran Region Player of the Year Award recipient ... Twice named to all-city first team ... Led Arizona in scoring his senior year averaging 29.9 points per game after scoring 23.4 points per game as a junior ... Twice named team MVP ... McDonald's All-America nominee senior year ... Scored 20 or more points in every game as a senior, 30 points 11 times and twice surpassed 40 points in a game.

Personal
General studies major ... Enjoys playing video games in his free time ... Chose Nevada over Penn State and Purdue ... Son of Frank Perez and Anna Perez.

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