World Vision Classic
Who: Today - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (1-0) vs. Southern Utah (0-1), 10:30 p.m.; Saturday - vs. Nevada (0-1), 8 p.m.; Sunday - Cal State Fullerton (0-1), 3 p.m.
Where: Lawlor Events Center (11,536); Reno, Nev.
Radio: WDUZ (1400 AM and 107.5 FM; www.thefan1075.com).
Internet streaming video: www.NevadaWolfpack.TV (pay per view).
Coaches: UWGB - Brian Wardle (30-33, third season); Southern Utah - Nick Robinson (first season); Nevada - David Carter (62-40, fourth season); Cal State Fullerton - Andy Newman (first season).
Series: The Phoenix is 1-0 all-time against Southern Utah (Jan. 19, 1995); 0-0 against Nevada; 1-0 against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 27, 1997).
UWGB update: Saturday's 72-67 win over Chicago State in the season opener was marred by 30 turnovers. Taking care of the ball was an emphasis in practice in the following days. "It will help if we don't turn the ball over 30 times," Wardle said. "We've cleaned some things up. The best thing you can do is be critical off a win and improve off a win." ... Junior guard Kam Cerroni went 0-for-5 from 3-point range against Chicago State, snapping a streak of 19 straight games with at least one made 3-pointer. ... After this tournament, the Phoenix stays on the road and plays a nonconference game at Idaho on Tuesday.
Southern Utah update: The Thunderbirds left the Summit League after 15 seasons and will play in the Big Sky conference. They were picked 10th out of 11 teams in the preseason poll. Montana is the Big Sky favorite. ... The Thunderbirds lost their season opener at Gonzaga (103-65) last Friday. Senior guard Jackson Stevenett scored a career-high 29 points in that loss. He is one of two starters returning from a team that went 14-17 last season.
Nevada update: The Wolf Pack is coming off a season-opening loss at UC Irvine (78-64) on Saturday. Malik Story, who began his college career at Indiana in 2008-09, scored a team-high 21 points in the opener. ... Story is one of three starters returning from last year's team that went 28-7 and reached the quarterfinals of the NIT. ... Nevada has moved from the Western Athletic Conference to the Mountain West Conference and was picked fifth in the nine-team league. San Diego State is the favorite.
Cal State Fullerton: The Titans lost their season opener at Stanford (81-68) on Monday. Seniors Sammy Yeager and D.J. Seeley each had 16 points. Seeley and fellow senior guard Kwame Vaughn are the only starters returning from a team that finished 21-10 overall and tied for second place in the Big West. ... The Titans were picked second in the Big West preseason poll behind Long Beach State. ... Newman, the interim coach, must sit out the first two games of the season for a secondary NCAA violation. He took over in June when Bob Burton resigned after nine seasons.