Eli Brooks leads Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team past Nevada-Las Vegas on Friday
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eli Brooks scored 22 points, including four 3-pointers, to help No. 4 Michigan to a 74-61 win over UNLV on Friday night.
Moussa Diabate had 14 points and seven rebounds for the Wolverines (2-1), and Hunter Dickinson added 13 points and seven rebounds.
Bryce Hamilton led the Runnin’ Rebels (3-1) with 21 points, who lost for the first time under new coach Kevin Kruger. Michael Nuga and Donovan Williams each scored 12 points.
Michigan entered the four-team Roman Main Event tournament in Las Vegas coming off a two-point loss at home to Seton Hall on Tuesday. After making only 3 of 15 attempts from behind the arc earlier in the week, the Wolverines went 6 of 19 on Friday and shot 51% from the floor.