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.