Five things to look for when UNLV’s football team plays UNR at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
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The UNLV men’s soccer team captured its first NCAA Tournament berth since 1988 by virture of its victory over Cal State Bakersfield in the Western Athletic Conference tournament title match Sunday in Seattle.
Two days later, it was deja vu. Rashad Vaughn triggered a sluggish offense for UNLV, which overcame a double-digit deficit and needed a last-second defensive stop to survive.
UNLV is a 7.5-point favorite when they host Sam Houston State at 5 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack today.
On and off the floor, UNLV point guard Cody Doolin is a nonstop talker. He orchestrates the offense, directs the defense and then holds court with the media after a game. Someday, he probably could be a coach.
Scoring and statistics summary for the UNLV-Brigham Young football game.
Brigham Young took advantage of several missed opportunities by UNLV to beat the Rebels, 42-23. Rebels quarterback Blake Decker was injured in the third quarter and didn’t return.
The Rebels had some good individual performances Saturday night, but BYU had an answer every time UNLV made a big play. The Cougars handled the Rebels, 42-23, in temperatures that dipped well below freezing in Provo, Utah.
After surviving an opening-night scare from Morehead State, UNLV returns to action on Sunday evening with another home game against a smaller-conference opponent with NCAA Tournament aspirations.
It wasn’t perfect. Far from it. But for a team that suited up six players on Friday who hadn’t competed in a regular-season Division I game, UNLV did more good than bad.
UNLV fans have a new hero. The team may have also found a new superstar and it’s not even the same player.
UNLV has been pretty strictly a man-to-man team defensively under coach Dave Rice. Expect that to change after how effective the zone was for the Rebels during the second half of Friday night’s win over Morehead State.
Julian Dragomir, Kevin Partida and Danny Musovski scored, and Ryan Harding made five saves as UNLV defeated Missouri-Kansas City 3-0 to reach the championship game of the Western Athletic Conference men’s soccer tournament in Seattle.
A freshman was the best player on the floor Friday night, and in his first college game when everything was on the line, he was left wide open on the wing. Rashad Vaughn never hesitated to fire the shot.
Their final season at UNLV hasn’t gone well, but the Rebels’ seniors want to get their college careers on a high note. Beating Brigham Young would be huge as they play their final three games.
UNLV is a 5.5-point favorite when they tip off at home tonight against Morehead State. Who will win the game? Our experts make their picks.
A simple mention of the name of UNLV’s opening-night opponent for Friday night’s game at the Thomas & Mack Center is often enough to inspire a chuckle. Morehead State’s basketball team, however, is far from a joke.
Derrick Jones is joining Jalen Poyser in a UNLV basketball recruiting class that suddenly shapes up as a formidable one on a national level for 2015.
The Runnin’ Rebels are back with eight new players and lofty expectations. Here are some of the players you should watch out for as this season progresses.
If he misses home, Rashad Vaughn can make a phone call to his family, just as he did early this week. The weather report from Minneapolis made him appreciate where he is now.
There is another slogan. It’s not about running this time.
Kathy Olivier has been coaching basketball long enough to know that when something doesn’t work, change it. The UNLV women’s coach starts her seventh season at her alma mater knowing it’s time to make a serious run at landing a spot in the NCAA Tournament.
Five things to look for when UNLV plays at Brigham Young at 4 p.m. PST Saturday.