UNLV’s basketball team went winless in Asheville, N.C., losing the seventh-place game 77-73 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center.
The Rebels finished last at the eight-team Maui Invitational after losing their final game to Davidson on Wednesday.
Bailey Thomas had 26 points to lead four double-figure scorers for the UNLV women’s basketball team Wednesday in its 81-67 win over host Cal State Fullerton.
UNLV was scheduled to play Boise State on Friday at Allegiant Stadium. It’s the second cancellation for both teams this season.
David Jenkins Jr. has yet to get going for UNLV basketball, which lost a third straight game to open the season, falling to Alabama 86-74 on Tuesday night.
Sophomore Caleb Grill scored 27 points, but the Rebels weren’t able to pick up their first win of the season.
The No. 14 Tar Heels shrugged off a slow start Monday night before rolling to a 78-51 win over the Rebels in a Maui Invitational quarterfinal.
The Tarheels big men were too much for the Rebels to handle in their second game of the season
UNLV has two games left to try to shed its winless label, but it wants to evaluate players to know who will be key contributors next season.
The Rebels had a poor performance in their opener and now face North Carolina, one of the top programs in the country, in the Maui Invitational.