Golden State has the NBA’s worst record at 3-13, is 6-10 ATS and has seen its 2020 NBA title odds soar to 1,000-1 after it was 12-1 in the preseason.
UNLV coach T.J. Otzelberger said the school cooperated with the NCAA regarding Joel Ntambwe’s waiver request to play this season at Texas Tech, but indicated the evidence didn’t support a claim.
UNLV made only 34.7 percent of its shots and went especially cold down the stretch by scoring only six points over about a nine-minute stretch.
James Wiseman will sit out a total of 12 games under a decision announced by the NCAA.
UNLV plays Texas State at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center. Amauri Hardy leads the Rebels with 19 points per game.
The Rebels outscored the Wildcats 22-8 over the final 9:42 after Abilene Christian had tied the game at 50.
Minnesota, Southern California and Tennessee are among the teams drawing early action after Circa Sports released its Week 13 lines Sunday.
UNLV plays Abilene Christian at 7 p.m. Monday at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Rebels will try to snap a three-game losing streak.
Robert Smith, one of the greatest point guards in UNLV history, lies in a long-term care facility in Las Vegas, breathing on his own and showing signs that he could be on the road to recovery.
UCLA jumped all over the Rebels early in building a 22-point lead, and any comebacks attempts by UNLV weren’t enough Friday night at Pauley Pavilion.