Colorado 68 UNLV 64
UNLV: Dave Rice
Colorado: Tad Boyle
Colorado Forward Andre Roberson: It's been great. I feel like our guys are playing well, playing with a lot of confidence, and we're just going to try to keep it rolling.
Colorado Coach Tad Boyle: We owed it to the rest of the teams in our league ... to play well tonight.
UNLV Guard Anthony Marshall: Our shooters felt comfortable. Everybody felt comfortable. We just didn't make shots and they did.
UNLV Guard Anthony Marshall: We made a fight. Never rolled over and just kept battling. It's very disappointing and hurtful for our seniors. They put in so much time and effort into the program over the years. They've been tremendous. So to go out like this is very disappointing and hurtful.
The #6 seed UNLV Runnin' Rebels play in the Mountain West Conference. They entered the tournament with a record of 26-8. They finished third in the conference with a record of 9-5. They qualified for the NCAA Tournament as an at-large selection. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The #11 seed Colorado Buffaloes play in the Pacific (Pac) 12 Conference. They entered the tournament with a record of 23-11. They finished tied for fifth in the conference with a record of 11-7. They received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament by winning the Pac-12 Conference Tournament. The University of Colorado at Boulder is located in Boulder, Colorado.