UNLV junior Dwayne Morgan will miss the rest of the basketball season because of shoulder and hip injuries. The Rebels will apply for a medical redshirt after the season.
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Jovan Mooring led UNLV with 19 points as the Rebels went into The Pit in Albuquerque and came away with a 71-66 win over New Mexico on Tuesday night.
Breaking down the UNLV basketball game at New Mexico at 6 p.m. PST Tuesday.
Marvin Menzies is increasingly relying on a 2-3 matchup zone as the Rebels struggle defensively with man, and expect him to continue to use it as the basketball season progresses.
Derrick Rose missed the New York Knicks’ loss to New Orleans on Monday night for reasons that remained unclear.
The Brooklyn Nets waived former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett on Monday.
Decisions from the Mountain West on suspensions following Sunday’s brawl against Utah State are expected to come Monday.
An ugly scene broke out between UNLV’s Katie Powell and Utah State’s Antoina Robinson in the third quarter of Saturday’s game at Cox Pavilion. Eight players were ejected.
Utah State sent UNLV back up a snowy Interstate 15 to Salt Lake City to board its charter home a 79-63 loser, having turned a close game midway through the second half into a runaway.
Utah State sent UNLV home a loser from distance, making 13 3-pointers en route to a 79-63 victory at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan.