UNLV will face a Utah State football team that has lost its top two quarterbacks to injuries. The Aggies will start Craig Harrison on Saturday, and freshman Kent Myers also could be called upon.
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UNLV senior golfer Dana Finkelstein is off to her best start and leading the nationally ranked Rebels. That’s saying something; she earned second team All-American honors and won her second straight Mountain West Golfer of the Year award last season. n September with a 9-under 210 (68-72-70) at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. She followed that up Oct. 14 by placing second, with a 1-under 215 (67-76-72), to help lead UNLV — ranked 14th in the country by Golfstat.com — to its first regular-season team title in four years at the Betsy Rawls Invitational in Austin, Texas. “This is the best start we’ve had since I’ve been here,” Finkelstein said. “It’s just really exciting to finally get a win and not just second.”
The Detroit Pistons acquired center Joel Anthony from the Boston Celtics in exchange for guard Will Bynum on Friday. Anthony, who played at UNLV, was a member of the Miami Heat championship teams in 2012 and 2013.
In his unofficial UNLV debut, Rashad Vaughn danced during introductions and dunked in the scrimmage, showing flashes of his style and grace.
Sophomore Kendall Smith has to be feeling pretty good about the way he got his second season started on Thursday night with an impressive performance in UNLV’s Scarlet & Gray Showcase at Thomas & Mack.
The Brigham Young University Cougars will suit up in blackout uniforms when UNLV football makes a visit to Provo in November.
About half of his summer was spent with family, and the rest of his time was spent in a gym with a basketball. Kendall Smith said he used no time searching for an escape route after a rocky freshman season at UNLV.
Hello Rebel fans! I attended a fabulous event last weekend at the Mendenhall Center that I wanted to share with you all. It was called “Slam Dunk Social” and it was open to all ladies over the age of 18. The event was a basketball clinic that offered behind-the-scenes experience and a crash course in Runnin’Rebel basketball.
The Review-Journal gauged the Mountain West teams based on their quarterbacks entering the season. With the season at the midway point, it’s time for an update.
Rashad Vaughn is expected to be the best freshman in the Mountain West this season, but expectations for the UNLV basketball team are not quite as high.
UNLV kicker Nicolai Bornand was named Mountain West special teams player of the week after making two key field goals against Fresno State. Also, the Rebels’ game at Utah State on Oct. 25 will be televised by ESPNews at 1 p.m. PDT.
Despite losing four key contributors, coach Tim Chambers thinks this year’s UNLV baseball team is deeper and could make it back to the NCAA Regional tournament.
For the first 30 minutes of Friday night’s homecoming game at Sam Boyd Stadium, UNLV looked like it might be cruising to a victory over Fresno State. It seems victories never come easy for the Rebels these days, though.
UNLV kicker Nicolai Bornand, the one who handles kickoffs and long field goals, drilled a 33-yard field goal in overtime to give UNLV a much-needed victory and set off a frenzy among UNLV players on the Sam Boyd Stadium field.
Blake Decker had a very solid game, completing 29 of 40 passes for 332 yards and a score. He did throw an interception and probably saw two more potential picks dropped by Fresno State defenders, but those plays are wiped away by the victory.
UNLV’s football team was presented an opportunity Friday night, a chance for the Rebels to end their four-game losing streak and enter their only off-week of the season on the sort of high that has been near impossible to discover this season. It took them all of 60 minutes and an additional series of plays, but they finally embraced such a moment.
UNLV defeated Fresno State in overtime by a score of 30-27. It is the Rebels’ first win over the Bulldogs since 1984.
The will of the UNLV players is being tested, and how they handle adversity will be key when they play Fresno State. The teams meet at 7 p.m. Friday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV has scored on its first possession in five of six games. But after that, the 1-5 Rebels have fallen flat.
Five things to look for when UNLV’s football team plays Fresno State at 7 p.m. Friday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV meets a Fresno State team that has recovered from an 0-3 start by winning its past three games.
Five players to watch when UNLV’s football team plays Fresno State at 7 p.m. Friday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Chris Wood attempted 43 percent of his shots from beyond the 3-point arc in his freshman year and made just 22 percent. He’s bulked up and worked on his low-post game to take advantage of his 6-foot-11 frame inside.
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