The 2019-20 college basketball season tips off Tuesday with four of the favorites to win the 2020 title, as Michigan State plays Kentucky and Kansas meets Duke.
Michigan State is the 6-1 favorite at the Westgate sportsbook to win the 2020 NCAA title, and Gonzaga has the highest season win total, 27½, at the DraftKings sportsbook.
Stephen Curry broke his left hand and became the latest injured Warriors player when he fell hard in the third quarter of another embarrassing defeat by Golden State, 121-110 to the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night.
UNLV took apart West Coast Baptist 112-54 on Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center, but recent history shows that exhibition games aren’t great predictors of what’s to come.
Golden State’s title odds went from 12-1 to 100-1 after two blowout losses to start the season, then moved to 60-1 after Monday’s 134-123 win over the Pelicans.
In perhaps the most impressive pick on the ticket, the bettor had to sweat out Alex de Minaur’s three-set ATP Tour win over Reilly Opelka in the Swiss Indoors Basel.
UNLV blew out to a 57-16 halftime lead and went on to beat West Coast Baptist 112-54 in an exhibition Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV faces West Coast Baptist in an exhibition at 7 p.m. Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center. It’s the first chance for fans to see the team under new coach T.J. Otzelberger.
Trevor La Porte, 24, got a tattoo of Dearica Hamby’s field-goal attempt on the outside of his left leg.
DeMarlo Slocum was a star basketball player at Eldorado. He later helped create the Las Vegas Prospects AAU team. Now he’s in his first season as a UNLV assistant.