A shocking upset win at UNLV on Jan. 7 looked as if it might be the type of victory that could catapult a struggling UNR program back to respectability. That hasn’t exactly happened.
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All it took was one game for UNLV freshman Rashad Vaughn to develop an appreciation for the rivalry with UNR. It was a loss that got his attention.
Cornerback Jay’Onn Myles chose UNLV over Baylor, one of four recruits to commit to the Rebels over the weekend.
The Rebels, a talented if rudderless bunch, had somehow slipped to 1-5 coming into Saturday.
For better or worse, Rashad Vaughn got very aggressive on Saturday night and it paid off as UNLV sweated out a 79-77 overtime victory over Utah State.
Two big second-half runs carried the Utah State women’s basketball team past UNLV 85-72 in a Mountain West game Saturday in Logan, Utah.
Dribbling two steps to his left, Patrick McCaw threw up a floater with his right hand. It was a shot with a high degree of difficulty, and if it missed, UNLV was going to hit its lowest point in almost 20 years.
The Rebels host the Utah State Aggies at the Thomas & Mack Center today. Tip is at 5:00 p.m.
Zack Hartman returns to UNLV’s baseball team after being out nearly two years because of Tommy John elbow surgery. He will share the closer’s job, and is just one save from standing alone as the Rebels’ career leader.
With no starters returning this season, Stew Morrill was putting a mystery team on the floor at Utah State. But he has been coaching basketball for a long time, and he has experience in solving mysteries.
Bishop Gorman linebacker Nela Otukolo committed to play football at UNLV, choosing the Rebels over Boise State and Fresno State.
Former UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck was named the special teams coordinator at San Diego State. He coached the Rebels the past five seasons, going 15-49.
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How on earth, with nearly 10 seconds remaining in the game and UNLV down by two points, does Jelan Kendrick end up with the ball?
As the final buzzer sounded, New Mexico guard Hugh Greenwood let out a scream. He then appeared to blow a kiss in the direction of the UNLV student section. It was an emotional release after what was a stressful day for the senior.
UNLV’s basketball team was left with little choice against New Mexico on Wednesday night. It had to beat the Lobos. And still, it couldn’t. The fall continues. The losses pile up.
The UNLV women’s basketball team shot 29.7 percent from the field and never led in a 63-60 loss to New Mexico in a Mountain West game Wednesday in Albuquerque, N.M.
Intent to silence the crowd, Hugh Greenwood accomplished his goal shot by shot. Greenwood hit six 3-pointers and scored 22 points to lift New Mexico to a 71-69 victory over UNLV on Wednesday night, sending the Rebels to their sixth loss in seven games.
The Rebels welcome Mountain West rival New Mexico to the Thomas & Mack Center tonight. Tip is at 8:00 p.m.
Nathan Jacobson, a guard at Snohomish (Wash.) High School, committed to play football at UNLV.
Former UNLV star wide receiver Devante Davis injured a hamstring and will not play in the Senior Bowl.
The basketball programs at UNLV and New Mexico have grown very accustomed to one another over the years.
Early in the season, UNLV freshman Patrick McCaw mentioned he was hesitant to speak to the media. Now, he’s playing more, talking more and beginning to warm up to all of his expanded roles.
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