Former UNLV head coach Jerry Tarkanian was remembered by friends, family, fans, former players and others in the Las Vegas community at the Thomas & Mach Center on Sunday.
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It has become a common theme around UNLV’s basketball team, this game-by-game analysis by others of Chris Wood. Of his production and attitude and effort and whether that eating motion he makes after sinking a 3-pointer is really necessary or, well, just another level of self-serving folly.
Kayla Woodward scored 23 points, Kaitlyn Mileto 21 and Marquelle Dent 20 to help Wyoming end UNLV’s five-game win streak with a 99-68 rout Saturday in a Mountain West women’s basketball game in Laramie, Wyo.
The Rebels host Wyoming today at the Thomas & Mack Center. Tip is at 5:00 p.m.
For the first two months of the season, Patrick McCaw was UNLV’s most valuable player off the bench. On Saturday, he spent one minute on the bench.
In the middle of a promising season, Larry Nance Jr. reinforced his worth by disappearing. A mild case of mononucleosis shut him down, doing what no defense could do.
Cox Pavilion is a midrange jumper from the Thomas & Mack Center, but there was more pushing of the ball and guarding of the dribble and running of set plays in the small gym Wednesday night than we have seen in the big arena of late.
UNLV won its fifth game in a row and seventh in the past eight, beating Utah State 69-61. Danielle Miller and Alana Cesarz combined to score 39 points for the Lady Rebels.
UNLV is in Logan, Utah to take on Utah State tonight. Tip is at 6:30 p.m.
The wheels fell off the Rebels on the defensive end of the floor Tuesday night against Utah State, and the result was a technical knockout in their first double-digit loss of the Mountain West season.
The Rebels were out of contention in January, but if there is a sign of hope, it’s the development of their freshmen. The stars emerging in February are shooting guard Patrick McCaw and 6-foot-10-inch forward Goodluck Okonoboh.
The UNLV women’s basketball team continued its torrid play by recording a 79-73 victory over New Mexico, which was tied for the Mountain West lead. UNLV now has won six of its past seven games, including four in a row.
Just when it appeared UNLV’s season was a lost cause, freshman guard Patrick McCaw went to work on changing the script.
UNLV visits The Pit in Albuquerque to face New Mexico today. Tip is at 3:00 p.m.
The Rebels and Lobos are used to contending for the Mountain West basketball title. What happened to them this season? It will take a miraculous run in the conference tourney for either to earn a bid to the NCAAs.
UNLV once again came out of the locker room cold and found a way to lose a close game in the final minutes. It’s getting to be a recurring theme.
In a season when UNLV was at least expected to hover in the neighborhood of the top in what has proven to be a second-rate Mountain West, things have sunk this low for the Rebels when talking positives: At least that 3-point streak remains intact.
Las Vegas lost a legend with the death of UNLV’s Jerry Tarkanian. To honor his memory, the city of glittering neon lights came together and dedicated 3 minutes of darkness to the fallen basketball coach.
Alana Cesarz scored 27 points to power UNLV to a 74-60 win over Boise State in a Mountain West women’s basketball game Wednesday in Boise, Idaho.
It was a night to remember Jerry Tarkanian, the late coach who brought the glory days to UNLV basketball. The pregame ceremony in his honor was class and it hit the mark. But the Rebels’ performance that followed was forgettable.
UNLV hosts Boise State tonight at the Thomas & Mack. Tip is at 8:00 p.m.
Five members of the 1990 UNLV national championship team found a way to honor their former coach, the late Jerry Tarkanian who died at the age of 84 last week.
Jerry Tarkanian coached the Rebels to the NCAA championship in 1990, before any of the team’s current players were born. But they will get a chance to play for Tarkanian Wednesday night.
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