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.
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Erick Fedde pitched six strong innings, and Pat Armstrong went 2-for-4 with an RBI and three runs scored as UNLV beat New Mexico on Friday 8-2 for its first victory in Albuquerque in four years.
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.
Despite being unable to break par as a team, UNLV did enough good things during a windy opening round at Southern Highlands Golf Club Friday to lead the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters by four shots.
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.
Coaches preparing to play San Diego State probably get sick of repeatedly telling their team how important it is to stop Xavier Thames. But on Wednesday night, it was Matt Shrigley’s turn.
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.
It’s not the NCAA Championships, but several of the nation’s best men’s golf teams will be competing in Las Vegas this weekend when UNLV hosts the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.