UNLV’s Erick Fedde is pitching like the first-round draft pick he is projected to be. He will try to break the Rebels’ five-game skid in a key home series against New Mexico that begins tonight.
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UNLV was unable to sustain its early momentum from doubles and was eliminated 4-1 by San Diego State in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West men’s tennis championships Thursday in Fresno, Calif.
After several weeks of what he called “careful consideration,” Khem Birch made a curious call. UNLV needed him, and the NBA was not asking for him, but the junior forward took the jump anyway.
Despite star junior Dana Finkelstein’s 1-over-par 73 and senior Demi Mak’s 2-over 74, UNLV struggled in the opening round of the Mountain West women’s golf championships Thursday at Rancho Mirage, Calif. The Rebels came in at 15-over 303, 10 shots behind first-round leader San Diego State.
The proposed cost of a new UNLV on-campus 50,000-seat stadium ranges from $490 million for an open-air venue to $632 million for a domed facility and $682 million for a retractable roof stadium, according to a consultant report being presented Thursday to the UNLV stadium board.
UNLV is tied for second in the Mountain West, four games back of New Mexico in the loss column, and what felt like a certainty a few weeks ago when it came to NCAA at-large chances for the Rebels isn’t all that assured now. Which in no way has their head coach worried.
It has become a familiar story for UNLV’s men’s golf team at this time of the year. It’s time for the Mountain West championships, which means the NCAA Regionals are just around the corner. It also brings up the question why the Rebels, who have had very talented teams over the years, have failed to capture the title.
The UNLV women’s tennis team opened the Mountain West championship tournament with a 4-1 victory over Air Force on Wednesday in Fresno, Calif.
You may be familiar with UNR’s current mascots: three wolves named Alphie, Wolfie Jr. and Luna, or at least you’re familiar with the moniker “Wolfpack.” Beauregard was the name of the UNLV’s Rebel Wolf, born in 1957. And he caused a bit of a blunder.
A couple of years ago, Patrick McCaw was stuck with a nickname because he seemed to strike a resemblance to an NBA shooting star, Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors.