The UNLV women’s basketball team appears to have its point guard for the next three seasons beyond this one. Freshman Nikki Wheatley has assumed command of the position, and now she needs to become the leader as well.
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UNLV visits Taco Bell Arena tonight to take on the Boise State Broncos. Tip is at 8:00 p.m.
The Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday confirmed a report that it was entertaining offers for the sale of the NBA club, saying it was “always open” to overtures, but added no deal was imminent.
LeBron James has a new team this season but one thing remains the same — his jersey is still the most popular among basketball fans.
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett and Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard were disciplined by the NBA for their incident in Monday’s game.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James returned to practice Monday but called himself “a game-time decision” for the team’s game against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday.
Championship basketball teams find a way to win ugly, close games. So much was true for Agassi Prep’s boys basketball team Saturday against division rival The Meadows.
This was one of those double-scoop weeks for UNLV’s basketball team. Or should have been.
Danielle Miller scored 30 points, including a tying jumper with 13 seconds left in regulation, to lead the UNLV women’s basketball team to a 72-68 overtime win over San Jose State in a Mountain West game Saturday in San Jose, Calif.
UNLV hosts San Jose State tonight at the Thomas & Mack. Tip is at 7:00 p.m.
Nobody ever told Dave Wojcik it would be easy to rebuild the San Jose State basketball program when he took the job before last season.
UNLV is falling from contender status as it prepares to host San Jose State at 7 p.m. today at the Thomas & Mack Center, where a struggle in the conference cellar does not figure to draw a captive audience.
If there was ever an advertisement for the cliche “basketball is a game of runs,” it was Friday’s Northwest League contest between Desert Oasis and host Bonanza.
The University of Oregon and men’s basketball coach Dana Altman are being sued by a female student who allegedly was the victim of a sexual assault last year.
Thanks to a roster loaded with Division I talent, the Bishop Gorman boys basketball team is capable of making spectacular plays, as Stephen Zimmerman showed late in the first half.
The 84-year-old Hall of Fame basketball coach was released Wednesday from Valley Hospital Medical Center after spending almost a month there following a relapse of the pneumonia that initially hospitalized him in mid-November.
The Atlanta Hawks will be put up for sale after the franchise’s owners announced Thursday that they unanimously approved a plan to sell all shares in the team.
Somehow, UNR was able to close the deal Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Wolf Pack managed to stay step for step with UNLV for 40 minutes, and David Carter’s team did enough things right to escape with a 64-62 victory.
UNLV lost to UNR in basketball again on Wednesday night, and that was a bad thing if you were Rebels coach Dave Rice, who takes a ration of grief — or something like it — whenever the Rebels stub a toe against the lesser squads of the Mountain West Conference.
UNLV’s season went south in a hurry with a dreadful 64-62 home loss to UNR on Wednesday night. Much of it can be blamed on A.J. West.
Dave Rice said he informed his team over and over about the importance of being ready to take every opponent’s best shot once conference play started. The Rebels came out lethargic and looked disinterested as they were taking a big step down in competition.
Coronado’s boys basketball team didn’t get caught up in the rivalry against Green Valley on Wednesday night.
Aja Johnson had a career-high 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead the UNR women’s basketball team to a 71-62 win over UNLV in a Mountain West game Wednesday in Reno.