San Diego State may still be the team to beat in the Mountain West when the conference season tips off New Year’s Eve. But the rest of the league may be better than originally projected.
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The lawyer for Los Angeles Clippers Blake Griffin, facing a misdemeanor battery charge in Las Vegas, said Monday he has concluded an independent investigation of the charges.
For those who said allowing the country a peek into the college football playoff process for over a month would backfire in terms of trust and perception, we offer Sunday’s final rankings as sound support to that theory.
More professional athletes were wearing “I Can’t Breathe” messages Sunday in protest of a grand jury ruling not to indict an officer in the death of a New York man.
Friday night’s game against UNLV was essentially a chance for the St. Katherine Firebirds to gain valuable experience on the court and bring some money into the fledgling school’s coffers. It also provided an opportunity for Basic High School alum Jaylen Rose to play a college game in Las Vegas.
UNLV guard Jordan Cornish, making a spot start on Friday night because of injuries to Jelan Kendrick and Rashad Vaughn, was phenomenal.
The Rebels host St. Katherine from San Marcos, Calif. at the Orleans Arena tonight at 7:00 p.m.
If you don’t know a whole lot about UNLV’s opponent on Friday night, don’t worry. Even Siri has a hard time coming up with anything substantial about the St. Katherine College basketball team.
When UNLV’s basketball schedule was released during the summer and the name “Saint Katherine” appeared on it, people were scratching their heads and echoing a collective, “Who?” But maybe coach Dave Rice knew what he was doing.
The UNLV women’s basketball team couldn’t overcome a nine-minute field-goal drought in the first half Thursday in a 76-61 loss to Brigham Young in Provo, Utah.
Basketball coaches always hope for a perfect quarter on defense.
This is what they don’t write about in those lavish recruiting profiles. These are the things you don’t hear about when a prep basketball star signs with your favorite college.
The Philadelphia 76ers avoided tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
All that started well ended in insult and injury for UNLV, which was blown away in a 77-55 loss to Arizona State on Wednesday before a crowd of 5,822 at Wells Fargo Arena.
The Rebels are 6.5-point underdogs when they travel to Tempe to face the Sun Devils today at 5:00 p.m.
Sophomore guard Kendall Smith, who did not play in UNLV’s past three games because of an ankle injury, is unlikely to return to the basketball team and plans to transfer.
UNLV fans who haven’t paid much attention to Arizona State this season will have to be thrilled when they see the Sun Devils take the court and Jahii Carson is nowhere to be seen. The cupboard is not bare for Herb Sendek’s team, though.
Whatever the coach wants, Patrick McCaw says he’s willing to do it. All players say it, and some actually mean it. McCaw means it, because he was raised as the son of a coach.
The NBA season finally has begun for reigning MVP Kevin Durant — seven weeks late — but the league’s top scorer last season made no excuses for the New Orleans Pelicans’ 112-104 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder Tuesday night at the Smoothie King Center.
Bishop O’Dowd (Calif.) scored the first 14 points of the second half on Saturday en route to a 63-55 win over Bishop Gorman in Newark, Calif.
No doctor’s visit was needed to determine if Rashad Vaughn was in good health Saturday. When his shots started falling, it was obvious he was feeling better. Vaughn scored 29 points to shoot some life into the Rebels in a 75-59 victory over Albany at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rashad Vaugh, Chris Wood and Cody Doolin played well, and the Rebels got a contribution off the bench from Dwayne Morgan in a 75-59 win over Albany at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Alana Cesarz scored 24 points and Danielle Miller 20 to lead UNLV to a 91-78 win over Delaware State in the first game of the Lady Rebel Round-Up on Saturday at Cox Pavilion.