UNLV (21-10) will open play in the NIT against Kentucky (20-13) on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. PST. The fifth-seeded Rebels will play the fourth-seeded Wildcats in Lexington, Ky.
If the Rebels win they will meet the winner of No. 1 seed Creighton-No. 8 seed Bowling Green matchup on a date to be announced.