It's always refreshing to talk to a college athlete who is polite, professional and genuinely cares about people. I interviewed such a guy this week. Brady Zuniga, age 22, graduates from UNLV today with his degree in History.
Something about the Mountain West tournament brings out the best in New Mexico junior guard Tony Snell.
Fresno State went on a stunning 23-point run to take a 22-point second-half lead — and had to hold on to win.
Buy-in: An informal agreement to support a decision.
It appeared Anthony Bennett might be unstoppable. The bigger the game, the better the UNLV freshman forward typically plays, and he opened at his best. But then he disappeared, and eventually so did the Rebels’ hopes of winning a title Saturday afternoon.
Wyoming appeared headed for another big comeback victory Friday.
I’m not so sure it’s this simple, but for all the weirdness of this college basketball season, it just might be: My esteemed colleague, fellow Review-Journal columnist Ron Kantowski, viewed Katin Reinhardt’s recent shooting slump in the most basic of terms.
The Rebels beat Colorado State 75-65 tonight in a Mountain West conference semifinal at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV will face No. 1 seed New Mexico for the championship at 3 p.m. Saturday.
Top-seeded New Mexico used a big run to pull away from fourth-seeded San Diego State and advance to the Mountain West tournament championship game with a 60-50 victory in the first semifinal game on Friday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.
MOUNTAIN WEST MATCHUPS