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UNLV faces Hawaii in Diamond Head Classic opener

Updated July 11, 2018 - 11:31 am

UNLV’s basketball team will play tournament host Hawaii in the opener of the Diamond Head Classic on Dec. 22 at 2 p.m., tournament officials announced Wednesday.

ESPNU will televise the game, which is scheduled for the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.

Three NCAA Tournament teams will be in the field — Bucknell, Rhode Island and Texas Christian. Charlotte, Colorado and Indiana State also will compete. The tournament concludes Christmas Day.

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Contact Mark Anderson at manderson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @markanderson65 on Twitter.

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