The UNLV men’s basketball team will play three exhibition games in Nassau, Bahamas. The games are expected to be from Aug. 14 to 17.
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Former UNLV basketball player Patrick McCaw agreed to a guaranteed two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors after being taken in the second round of NBA Draft on Thursday, according to Yahoo Sports.
Former UNLV player Patrick McCaw was taken with the eighth pick (38th overall) in the second round by the Milwaukee Bucks, who then traded his rights to the Golden State Warriors for cash. Three picks later, teammate Stephen Zimmerman Jr. went to the Orlando Magic.
Nine of UNLV’s 12 football games this season will be televised after ROOT SPORTS announced Thursday that the network will show two Rebels home games this year.
Former UNLV players Stephen Zimmerman Jr. and Patrick McCaw could get taken in the first round of Thursday’s NBA Draft. Derrick Jones Jr. might get selected late in the second round.
UNLV faces its former coach, Dave Rice, on Feb. 8 at UNR and Feb. 25 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Rice, who was fired Jan. 10 midway through his fifth season, is an assistant coach for the Wolf Pack.
UNLV will have to rebuild its pitching staff next season after losing its top three starters and closer to the big leagues.
The 1998 NCAA men’s golf champions held off Clemson and won by three shots to produce UNLV’s other national team championship, joining the 1990 men’s basketball team. The golf team will be honored Friday with its induction into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame.
A big man with a loyal heart, Paul Pucciarelli was one of the longest-tenured members of the UNLV athletic department. He once received a game ball from football coach John Robinson.
Austin Starr, a freshman walk-on last season for the UNLV basketball team, signed with the College of Southern Idaho.
The UNLV football team will face Southern California on Sept. 1, 2018, one year earlier than previously scheduled. The Rebels will be paid a guarantee of $1.15 million for the game.
If you ask Devonte Boyd who’s the best wide receiver in college football, he’ll tell you it’s him. The UNLV junior is projected to at least be one of the best wideouts in the Mountain West this season.
UNLV released its nonconference schedule Wednesday. The Rebels’ 18-game Mountain West schedule will be announced at a later date.
The game will be played at the site of the divisional champion with the highest College Football Playoff ranking at the conclusion of regular-season play.
Christian Jones, a 6-foot-7-inch forward, transferred from St. John’s to UNLV on Tuesday. He is a graduate transfer who will be eligible to play next basketball season.
UNLV’s football game at Boise State will kick off at 6 p.m. PT on Friday, Nov. 18, and be shown on ESPN2, it was announced Tuesday.
Former UNLV safety Peni Vea was cut by the Chiefs only a few days after signing with Kansas City as an undrafted free agent.
Peni Vea had to wait more than a month after April’s NFL Draft for the call, but his hopes came to fruition this week, when he signed a contract with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent.
A memorial service for former UNLV basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First AME Church of Los Angeles.
UNLV is making a play for recruits in the ESPN.com list of top 100 prospects for the 2017 basketball class. Las Vegas also is represented by three players on that list.
Months of whispers became public Thursday when UNLV president Len Jessup said the school has raised $5 million to $6 million toward building an on-campus football facility.
With no guaranteed money game on UNLV’s 2016 football schedule and men’s basketball ticket sales down 5 percent from last year at this time, the school is projected to have a budget deficit of $1.5 million to $3 million in 2016-17.
School president Len Jessup told assembled regents a timetable has been set to raise enough additional funds by the fall so that construction on the facility — likely adjacent to the current practice fields — could begin in the spring.
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