The Bruins remained unbeaten in their six games this season, shooting 55 percent from the field, hitting 27-of-29 from the foul line and hitting half of their 20 3-point attempts.
Adams scored 21 points, Zach LaVine added 20 and Kyle Anderson had 17 for UCLA, which will take on Northwestern on the second day of the event Friday.
Nevada (3-4) fell behind by 17 points at the half. Deonte Burton led the Wolf Pack with 20 points.
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