Tournament Play Starts Wednesday

Dec. 18, 2012


The UNLV women's basketball team pays its first game in 11 days on Wednesday in the first round of the World Vision Classic, a six-team, three-day tournament co-hosted by UNLV and Basketball Travelers. The Lady Rebels will face off against Old Dominion in the third game of the first day, tipping off at 5:30 pm. In the first two games, Kansas State takes on No. 22 Texas A&M at 12:30 pm, while No. 5 Notre Dame and Alabama A&M play at 3 pm. The tournament continues with three games on Thursday before concluding with three more on Friday.

Full UNLV game notes vs. Old Dominion

ODU game notes

This is the fourth straight year and seventh in nine years UNLV has hosted a pre-Christmas tournament with BTI. Several teams are making repeat appearances, including Notre Dame (second appearance), Texas A&M (second) and Kansas State (fourth).

Tournament central

GAME 10 - Wednesday, December 19 • 5:30 pm
World Vision Classic First Round 
UNLV (3-6, 0-0 MW)
Head coach: Kathy Olivier (63-72, 5th year)
Leading scorer: Sr./G Kelli Thompson (17.2 ppg)

Old Dominion (6-1, 0-0 CAA)
Head coach: Karen Barefoot (17-22, 2nd year)
Leading scorer:  Sr./G Jackie Cook (17.1 ppg)
Cox Pavilion (2,500)
Las Vegas
TV: None
Radio: KSHP 1400 AM (Adam Candee, Dominique Harris)
Live Stats: Gametracker at