NCAA Tournament March Madness

#57 UNLV

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Projection: likely out

UNLV's overall body of work leaves them on the outside looking in come tournament time. The squad's inconsistency is glaring, highlighted by troubling losses to teams like Southern University and an unconvincing loss to a middling Air Force team, which mark their resume with red flags. Although they notched a significant win over Creighton and showed competitiveness within their conference, including a win over New Mexico and tight contests against San Diego State, their overall performance lacks the kind of marquee victories needed to offset those bad losses. With a balloon that's been punched by a series of ups and downs, the Runnin' Rebels need a strong showing in their conference tournament to hope for an invite to the big dance, where consistency is the golden ticket that they have yet to grasp.

Date Opponent Ranking Outcome
11/8Southern Univ286L85-71
11/20(N)Florida St88L83-75
12/9Loy Marymount242L78-75
12/16(N)St Mary's CA39L69-67
1/6@San Diego St20L72-61
1/9New Mexico23W83-73
1/13Utah St47L87-86
1/16@Boise St59W68-64
1/19@Colorado St34L78-75
1/23Air Force288L90-58
1/27@San Jose St257W77-65
1/30Fresno St208W78-69
2/10@New Mexico23W80-77
2/14@Fresno St208W67-65
2/21@Air Force288W72-43
2/24Colorado St34W66-60
3/2San Jose St257W68-50
3/5San Diego St20W62-58
3/14San Diego St20L74-71