Cooper scored 20 points, and AJ West had 11 points with 16 rebounds for the Wolf Pack.
Game to air on ROOT Sports
West leads the Pack in scoring and rebounding
Pack winners of two of its last three
7:05 p.m. on ESPN2 and Watch ESPN
Men's Basketball vs. Utah State (USATSI)
Nevada vs. Fresno State
Nevada 64, UNLV 62
Nevada vs. Air Force
December 22, 2014
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.
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.
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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