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UNLV men’s basketball earns invite to prestigious 2025 tournament

The UNLV men’s basketball team is headed back to the Maui Invitational as part of the 2025 field.

This one should actually take place in Hawaii.

The Rebels announced Tuesday they are part of the prestigious event’s field for the first time since 2020, when it was moved to North Carolina due to the pandemic.

UNLV also competed in the Maui Invitational in 1988, 2000 and 2015.

The 2025 field also includes Oregon, Southern California, North Carolina State, Seton Hall, Texas, Baylor and Creighton.

Games will be played at the Lahaina Civic Center from Nov. 24-26. It will be the 42nd edition of the annual tournament and includes teams who have combined for 156 NCAA Tournament appearances, 19 Final Fours and five national titles.

UNLV went 0-3 their last appearance in the Maui Invitational, losing to North Carolina, Alabama and Davidson.

Contact Adam Hill at ahill@reviewjournal.com. Follow @AdamHillLVRJ on X.

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