2015 MGM Grand Showcase announced

LAS VEGAS – NCAA basketball action returns to MGM Grand in Las Vegas (www.mgmgrand.com) with two early season events featuring 10 teams at the 14,000-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena. The action tips Nov. 23-25, 2015 with the “Men Who Speak Up Main Event,” the second annual tournament featuring eight teams playing on Monday and Wednesday of Thanksgiving…

No. 16 Washington beats No. 15 Oklahoma 69-67

LAS VEGAS — Washington’s fast start almost turned into a heartbreaking finish. Jernard Jarreau scored 12 points, and No. 16 Washington held on for a 69-67 victory over No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase. “At the outset of the season, I talked about being sneaky old, but we have some…

bd Global announces 2014 MGM Grand Showcase & Main Event

LAS VEGAS – MGM Grand (www.mgmgrand.com) will play host to two premium regular-season events next season featuring 12 teams and 10 games at the 16,000-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena. The action tips November 24-26 with the “MGM Grand Main Event,” a new tournament featuring eight teams playing on Monday and Wednesday of Thanksgiving week. The second…

Oklahoma State beats No. 20 Colorado 78-73

LAS VEGAS — While Marcus Smart gets all the national attention for Oklahoma State, Markel Brown is starting to get accolades.

Brown scored 23 points and had 11 rebounds to lead No. 7 Oklahoma State over No. 20 Colorado 78-73 at the MGM Grand Showcase benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer on Saturday night.