Who's Playing

Nebraska Omaha @ UNLV

Current Records: Nebraska Omaha 1-9; UNLV 6-5

What to Know

The Nebraska Omaha Mavericks have enjoyed the comforts of home their last four games, but now they must head out on the road. They will square off against the UNLV Rebels at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday at Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV will be strutting in after a win while the Mavericks will be stumbling in from a loss.

On Saturday, Nebraska Omaha lost to the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders at home by a decisive 87-73 margin.

Meanwhile, UNLV strolled past the Hartford Hawks with points to spare on Saturday, taking the game 95-78. Forward Donovan Williams was the offensive standout of the contest for UNLV, picking up 32 points in addition to six boards.

Nebraska Omaha is the clear underdog, so they're hoping it's the size of the fight that determines this one. Neither team has fared well against the spread -- they are 3-6, while the Rebels are 2-6.

Nebraska Omaha's defeat took them down to 1-9 while UNLV's victory pulled them up to 6-5. A win for the Mavericks would reverse both their bad luck and UNLV's good luck. We'll see if Nebraska Omaha manages to pull off that tough task or if UNLV keeps their momentum going instead.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET
  • Where: Thomas & Mack Center -- Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $12.50


The Rebels are a big 19.5-point favorite against the Mavericks, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Rebels as an 18.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.

Injury Report for UNLV

  • Michael Nuga: Game-Time Decision (Knee)
  • James Hampshire: Game-Time Decision (Arm)
  • Victor Iwuakor: Game-Time Decision (Shoulder)

Injury Report for Nebraska Omaha

No Injury Information