Rebels Close Out Exhibition Play With Win
Las Vegas – The Runnin’ Rebels wrapped up their exhibition season with a win Tuesday night at the Thomas and Mack, defeating Adams State, 72-67.
UNLV’s newest member Kevin Olekaibe,who transferred from Fresno State this summer, led the way for the Rebels with 17 points and 4 assists. He was cleared to play by the Mountain West just hours before the game.
Freshman Kendall Smith added 12 points and Roscoe Smith finished with 7 points, 11 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 assists.
UNLV lost its first exhibition game on Friday, 71-70, to Dixie State.
The Rebels’ regular season begins Friday at the Thomas and Mack against Portland State.