UNLV (12-14, 9-10) vs. No. 2 seed Utah State (18-7, 15-4)
Mountain West Conference Tournament Quarterfinals, Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UNLV is set to match up against Utah State in the MWC tournament quarterfinals. The teams split the regular season series at one win apiece. The teams last went at it on Jan. 27, when the Aggies shot 50 percent from the field while holding UNLV to just 43.3 percent en route to the 83-74 victory.
TEAM LEADERS: Utah State’s Neemias Queta has averaged 14.7 points, 9.9 rebounds and three blocks while Justin Bean has put up 11.3 points and 7.8 rebounds. For the Runnin’ Rebels, Bryce Hamilton has averaged 18 points and 6.1 rebounds while David Jenkins Jr. has put up 15.1 points.BRILLIANT BRYCE: Hamilton has connected on 31.4 percent of the 105 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 5 of 15 over the last five games. He’s also made 65.6 percent of his foul shots this season.