The Madness is truly getting underway in Las Vegas as the Mountain West, Western Athletic and Pac-12 conference tournaments are all starting Wednesday.
UNLV fell 77-73 to UNR in the MW tournament quarterfinals Tuesday night at the Thomas Mack Center.
UNLV has gone cold during its five-game slump heading into the Mountain West basketball tournament. The Rebels must find their touch when they face Air Force at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The Lady Rebels were blown out by 20 points a week ago at UNR. They haven’t forgotten about it.
Rebel Nation host Bryan Salmond and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson go over how the Rebels will do in the Mountain West Tournament.
The Mountain West tournament will run from March 5-9 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV forward Brandon McCoy was named Mountain West Freshman of the Year by the league media on Sunday. He also represented the Rebels on the second team with junior forward Shakur Juiston.
A 12-1 run in the second half helped Utah State defeat UNLV 79-67 on Saturday. The Rebels will be the No. 8 seed in next week’s Mountain West tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center.