With less than two weeks before the Rebels open their second season under Tony Sanchez, it remains undecided who will assume the starter’s role at the most critical position when Jackson State visits Sam Boyd Stadium on Sept. 1.
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Bahamians celebrated Shaunae Miller’s controversial dive to win the 400-meter race at the Olympic Games. She gave the country its first medal at these games.
First-year UNLV coach Marvin Menzies promised the Rebels would run the floor. If the first two exhibition games are any indication, they will do just that.
Kris Clyburn scored 10 of his team-high 21 points in the third quarter as UNLV blew open Tuesday’s exhibition basketball game and defeated the CTG Knights 106-85 at Sir Kendal Isaacs Gym.
The Bahamas have become one of the top destinations for college basketball teams looking to play summer exhibitions. UNLV is competing in the event this week.
At the entrance was where the digging began, where slaves for 14 years could use only a chisel and hammer to cut into solid rock and create a tunnel in case British-controlled Nassau, Bahamas, was ever invaded by the French.
When I found out I was following the UNLV basketball team to the Bahamas, I originally rented a car, forgetting this Caribbean country once was under British rule.
Christian Jones had 16 points and 15 rebounds in UNLV’s 80-79 loss on Sunday to the University of Toronto in an exhibition basketball game.
UNLV plays its first of three exhibition games in the Bahamas on Sunday against the University of Toronto. But final scores mean little this week because it’s about the Rebels getting better as a team.
UNLV has submitted a letter of interest to the Big 12 about being considered as an expansion candidate for the Power 5 conference, UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy said Friday.