Cole Huff’s rebound basket with 33 seconds remaining broke a tie, and Marqueze Coleman made two free throws with 7.1 seconds to go as UNR rallied to defeat UNLV 76-72 at Lawlor Events Center, where fans stormed the court.
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The UNLV women’s basketball team will play San Jose State at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the first round of the Mountain West tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center.
At the time, it sounded like wishful thinking, and maybe the naive optimism of youth. Now, the words uttered by Deonte Burton are purely prophetic.
Alana Cesarz scored a game-high 20 points, and Mia Bell and Danielle Miller added 14 points apiece to lead UNLV to a 80-68 victory over UNR on Friday on Senior Night at Cox Pavilion.
The message is bigger than a 3 or 4 seed in a conference tournament. It is much bigger than Bryce Dejean-Jones.
From the time she first began taking basketball seriously the summer before her freshman year of high school, UNLV senior point guard Mia Bell has dealt with her fair share of adversity on and off the court.
Junior guard Bryce Dejean-Jones has been suspended from the UNLV basketball team through Saturday for conduct detrimental to the team, coach Dave Rice announced Thursday in a news release issued by the school.
It’s OK to accelerate tempo in basketball when you’re the one creating pace. UNLV wasn’t Wednesday night. For it, the Rebels eventually cracked under pressure.
Xavier Thames scored 19 points to rally No. 10 San Diego State to a 73-64 victory over UNLV before a season-high crowd of 16,030 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
A ceremony honoring Carlos Lopez-Sosa and Kevin Olekaibe will be staged before UNLV’s final regular-season home game, with each player getting a red-carpet entrance and the applause that comes with Senior Night. It also might be the unofficial finale for several other Rebels.