Several college basketball programs' fortunes will rise or fall on the play of new faces in 2020-21. Here are the players most under the microscope.
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/5W 86-71
- 11/9L 60-56
- 11/12L 79-75
- 11/15L 71-54
- 11/18W 72-58
- 11/20L 64-57
- 11/23L 72-68
- 11/26W 80-57
- 11/30L 72-65
- 12/4W 81-80
- 12/7L 83-50
- 12/18L 74-66
- 12/21W 81-69
- 12/28W 64-49
- 1/1W 70-53
- 1/4W 71-59
- 1/8L 73-66
- 1/11W 78-69
- 1/15W 98-87
- 1/18W 99-78
- 1/22L 86-72
- 1/264L 71-67
- 2/1L 95-77
- 2/5L 69-54
- 2/8W 68-67
- 2/12L 82-79
- 2/15W 78-73
- 2/18W 80-56
- 2/224W 66-63
- 2/26W 76-66
- 2/29W 92-69
- 3/5L 67-61
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- '20 Maui Invitational moving to N. Carolina
- UNLV cuts workers' hours amid lack of events
- UNLV removes Hey Reb!, eyes mascot changes
- Ex-UNLV guard Antonio headed to Wake Forest
The 2020 Maui Invitational is moving to North Carolina because of the coronavirus pandemic, the tournament announced.
UNLV is cutting work hours for 46 staff members due to the coronavirus pandemic's impact on live events.
Lots of players moved destinations this offseason. Here are the programs that fared the best on the college basketball free-agent market and those that saw a slew of unforeseen departures.
UNLV officials removed the Hey Reb! statue from campus Tuesday night, and UNLV president Marta Meana says changes could be coming to the university's mascot in the wake of social justice protests around the country.
Jonah Antonio, a 6-foot-5 guard who was a part-time starter for UNLV last season, announced he will join Wake Forest as a graduate transfer.
RJ Williams scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as fifth-seeded Boise State defeated fourth-seeded UNLV 67-61 in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament on Thursday.
Elijah Mitrou-Long totaled 20 points, six rebounds and six assists and UNLV routed San Jose State 92-69 on Saturday.
Amauri Hardy and Bryce Hamilton combined to score 46 points and UNLV breezed to a 76-66 victory over Boise State on Wednesday night.
San Diego State, which had been the nation's only undefeated team, lost 66-63 at home to UNLV on Saturday.
Kansas edged the No. 1 Bears, then the Aztecs lost for the first time this season and BYU knocked off the No. 2 Zags.
Elijah Mitrou-Long scored 19 points, including two free throws with 11.5 seconds left, and UNLV handed No. 4 San Diego State its first loss of the season, 66-63 on Saturday night to end the Aztecs' 26-game winning streak.
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Strength of Record (SOR) views San Diego State on thin ice when it comes to a No. 1 seed. Any loss could drop SDSU out of the top 4 of SOR. ESPN.com/bpi
Bryce Hamilton scored 25 points on 11-of-18 shooting grabbed 10 rebounds and UNLV overwhelmed Colorado State 80-56 on Tuesday night.
Four UNLV players scored at least 16 points, led by Bryce Hamilton and Elijah Mitrou-Long with 17 each, as the Runnin’ Rebels beat New Mexico 78-73 on Saturday.
Jalen Harris scored 29 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and dished five assists and Nevada defeated rival UNLV for the sixth straight time, pulling out an 82-79 win in overtime on Wednesday night.
Amauri Hardy and Bryce Hamilton combined to score 35 points and Marvin Coleman hit a jumper with 1 second left in the game for his only basket as UNLV rallied for a 68-67 victory over Fresno State on Saturday.
Neemias Queta scored 21 points with six rebounds and five assists to lead Utah State past UNLV 69-54 on Wednesday night.
Isaiah Stevens had 21 points as Colorado State defeated UNLV 95-77 on Saturday.
Who's defying expectations? These teams have strayed furthest from college basketball's preseason script.
Malachi Flynn scored 21 points and No. 4 San Diego State staved off UNLV's second-half rally to win 71-67 on Sunday, remaining the country's only unbeaten team.