An early season trip to Hawaii highlights the UNLV women’s basketball schedule released Thursday.
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The UNLV men’s basketball team will be spending New Year’s Eve in Laramie, Wyo.
UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy said those interesting in contributing to Rebels athletics now can donate to a specific program. She hopes that change in policy increases the amount of donations to athletics.
UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers’ new five-year contract will pay him at least $150,000 annually, including $125,000 in base earnings. He also had the potential to earn more through incentives.
Sixteen months ago, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas cut loose its campus stadium partner, Majestic Realty, to make peace with the Las Vegas resort industry.
The Mountain West conference held their annual football media days at the Cosmopolitan Hotel on Tuesday and Wednesday. I attended Wednesday and learned so much. It was my first (and hopefully not my last) media day event.
UNR quarterback Cody Fajardo recently tweeted the Fremont Cannon will head back to Reno after the Wolf Pack play at UNLV this season. His coach, Brian Polian, supported the tweet.
UNLV lost guard Cameron Jefferson and Ron Scoggins in the offseason, but the Rebels still should have one of the Mountain West’s top offensive lines.
It’s not as if the crystal stemware has shattered into a thousand pieces. But there is a small chip or two, flaws only discernible to those who watched firsthand Boise State’s rise to college football prominence.
Even before the power conferences began to use their enormous leverage to create more authority, the Mountain West operated in a system that was anything but fair to the leagues outside the big five. Now the differences are becoming even more stark as the power conferences put themselves in position to create their own rules.
Dance Dance Revolution is a music video game introduced in Japan 16 years ago, where players stand on a platform or stage and hit colored arrows with their feet to musical and visual cues.
UNLV was picked to finish fourth in the West Division of the Mountain West. Wide receiver Devante Davis and offensive linemen Brett Boyko and Robert Waterman were named to the preseason all-conference football team.
The Mountain West men’s basketball tournament championship will be a stand-alone event on Saturday, March 14 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The women’s final was moved up to a day earlier.
Tears were not streaming down Khem Birch’s face. There was no reason to get carried away. But he was getting emotional and feeling sentimental, even about a basketball game in July.
UNLV took three paths to gets it Academic Progress Rate score up to 930 and regain bowl eligibility. But the work is not done to keep the number up there in future years.
The way Mike Moser sees it, he has five chances to impress the Boston Celtics. That’s how many games the team will play in the NBA’s Orlando Pro Summer League.
UNLV has announced the starting time for three of its home football games this season. The Sept. 6 home opener against Northern Colorado will kick off at 7 p.m., the Sept. 13 game with Northern Illinois will begin at 4 p.m., and the Nov. 8 game against Air Force will start at 1 p.m.
It requires the assembly of numerous small, often oddly shaped, interlocking pieces. When the puzzle that is the Rebels of next season is finished, it’s a good bet Cody Doolin will have defined a fairly significant piece.
Summer in Las Vegas should be renamed “Hoops Central.” Between USA Basketball, NBA Summer League, AAU Tournaments and the Desert Reign Summer League, there’s plenty of basketball to keep the basketball lovers, like myself, busy.
In February, when Rashad Vaughn announced his commitment to UNLV, he mentioned next season’s schedule as an attraction. He was looking forward to playing against Duke, Arizona and Kansas. It was part of coach Dave Rice’s sales pitch.
Brothers Beau and B.J. Bell, who played at UNLV, are key players for the LA KISS of the Arena Football League. KISS rock band members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley co-own of the franchise.
UNLV’s Dana Finkelstein took ninth overall and sixth among amateurs Saturday at the World University Golf Championship in Geneva. The senior-to-be finished the four-round event at 1-under-par 287 to help Team USA take second behind Spain.
Former UNLV track and field star Amanda Bingson won the hammer throw Saturday for the second consecutive year in the USATF Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, Calif. Bingson, a 2012 London Olympian who attended Silverado High School, won the event with a toss of 246 feet, 3 inches, almost 11 feet better than runner-up Jessica Cosby. The winning throw was a record at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium.
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