LAS VEGAS -- Tre'Von Willis scored 15 points to lead UNLV to a 73-47 victory over Central Michigan on Thursday night.
UNLV took control with a 14-2 run that gave them a 52-33 lead midway through the second half.
The Chippewas had 25 turnovers, which the Rebels converted into 31 points.
Quintrell Thomas had eight rebounds for UNLV.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.