This weekend we jump back into conference play as we host San Diego State. For the last three years the Aztecs have been one of the best teams in the conference. Hopefully we can come out and show our best stuff and get it started on Friday night.
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Mountain West coaches cut the media out of voting for the all-conference team this year — and neglected to tell the writers. Don’t expect to learn who the coaches nominated or voted for.
UNLV was the hottest Mountain West women’s basketball team not long ago, but that was before a three-game skid to close the regular season. Now the Lady Rebels must find their old form with the conference tournament beginning.
The way the scores were coming in, someone needed to double-check that Southern Highlands Golf Club was indeed UNLV’s home course. Fortunately, Nicholas Maruri was there to remind everyone the Rebels weren’t strangers on their own turf.
UNLV turned in its strongest offensive performance of the season Sunday against UNR, finishing with a season-high 14 hits.
When asked if he deserves to be named to the All-Mountain West first team, UNLV sophomore forward Chris Wood answered with confidence and without hesitation.
Entering Saturday’s game against UNR, the running joke around UNLV’s clubhouse was that right-hander Kenny Oakley would go winless this season, but the team would still win every game in which he pitched.
Dwaine Knight was willing to take a bold step and move off the traditional dates of UNLV’s annual men’s home golf tournament from the weekend to the beginning of the week.
UNLV closes the regular season tonight at San Jose State. Tip is at 7:00 p.m.
Jelan Kendrick filled up the box score, producing one of the best efforts of his two-year UNLV career in his last regular-season game. But all the senior guard cared about was putting one in the win column.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Rashad Muhammad is the face of his basketball team, for better or worse. He continues to smile, even while leading one of the worst teams in the nation.
UNLV found itself in prime position to snap a three-game losing streak with pitcher D.J. Myers cruising on the mound early and the team leading UNR 4-1 after six innings.
Nyre Harris’ two free throws with 5.1 seconds left gave San Jose State a victory Friday in the highest-scoring game ever at Cox Pavilion, a 99-97 verdict over UNLV in the teams’ Mountain West women’s basketball regular-season finale.
UNLV guard Patrick McCaw took a shot to the nose in Wednesday’s game and doctors diagnosed him with a concussion Thursday morning. He’ll miss the Rebels’ final regular season game on Saturday at San Jose State and will be evaluated daily to see if he can play in the Mountain West Tournament next week.
A 60-58 home loss Wednesday night to San Diego State assured UNLV would be in action on the opening day of the Mountain West tournament and need to win four games in four days to earn the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The Rebels await news Thursday morning that could go a long way.
We are coming off a pretty tough weekend. Obviously you never want to go 0-and-3 against any team, but that was the case against Fresno State last week. But that’s the game and sometimes those baseball gods aren’t on your side.
There are only two guys coming off the bench for UNLV at this point, but both were effective on Wednesday night.
In defeat, UNLV just might have defined its season-long mantra better than any of its previous 29 games. All In, All Together. And a few players short.
A shot to the nose knocked out freshman guard Patrick McCaw, one of UNLV’s most valuable players, early in the second half. What could have turned into a lopsided fight at that point still went the distance.
UNLV hosts San Diego State tonight at the Thomas & Mack Center. Tip is at 8:00 p.m.
That was then: A group of college basketball players that helped embed into the game a hip-hop culture with how they dressed and what they said and the music blaring from their headphones. They influenced a nation of fans, a team viewed as rebellious by some and yet merchandising giants for corporate America.
San Diego State shot 70.8 percent from the field in the second half en route to a 76-61 victory over UNLV on Tuesday night in a Mountain West women’s basketball game in San Diego.
Sometimes, seniors are celebrated for helping a team pile up wins and championships. Jelan Kendrick and Cody Doolin, starting guards for a mediocre UNLV team, will be honored Wednesday night for career achievements that go beyond basketball.