UNLV coach Dave Rice’s take on his team’s dreadful offensive performance on Saturday night in a 59-46 loss to No. 14 Utah at MGM Grand: “Five assists and 15 turnovers is not going to get it done,” Rice said. “That’s for sure.”
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When UNLV’s basketball schedule was released during the summer and the name “Saint Katherine” appeared on it, people were scratching their heads and echoing a collective, “Who?” But maybe coach Dave Rice knew what he was doing.
The UNLV women’s basketball team couldn’t overcome a nine-minute field-goal drought in the first half Thursday in a 76-61 loss to Brigham Young in Provo, Utah.
This is what they don’t write about in those lavish recruiting profiles. These are the things you don’t hear about when a prep basketball star signs with your favorite college.
Going out for Senior Night, it was emotional … and it really hit me that this was my last game as a Rebel. You suddenly think about the good times you had here and what you did for the program and what the program did for you.
Tony Sanchez becomes UNLV’s 11th football coach since the program’s inception in 1968. Here’s how the other 10 fared:
Former head football coaches Ed Orgeron and Houston Nutt spoke with UNLV officials by phone, but the search to replace Bobby Hauck still appears headed toward Bishop Gorman High School’s Tony Sanchez.
All that started well ended in insult and injury for UNLV, which was blown away in a 77-55 loss to Arizona State on Wednesday before a crowd of 5,822 at Wells Fargo Arena.
The Rebels are 6.5-point underdogs when they travel to Tempe to face the Sun Devils today at 5:00 p.m.
Sophomore guard Kendall Smith, who did not play in UNLV’s past three games because of an ankle injury, is unlikely to return to the basketball team and plans to transfer.
UNLV fans who haven’t paid much attention to Arizona State this season will have to be thrilled when they see the Sun Devils take the court and Jahii Carson is nowhere to be seen. The cupboard is not bare for Herb Sendek’s team, though.
Whatever the coach wants, Patrick McCaw says he’s willing to do it. All players say it, and some actually mean it. McCaw means it, because he was raised as the son of a coach.
Jim Fassel is the experience in this equation. The one whose credentials wouldn’t be scrutinized. His is a name that has been widely associated with the coaching job at UNLV, vacant since Bobby Hauck announced his resignation Friday.
UNLV wide receiver Devonte Boyd was named freshman of the year in Mountain West on Tuesday. Brett Boyko was named all-conference second team.
Lorenzo Fertitta said he has not spoken to anyone at UNLV regarding a financial commitment to the school’s football program.
Five UNLV women’s volleyball players and its coach earned postseason recognition from the Mountain West on Monday.
UNLV’s football team will be under a new direction next season, and that coach will be in charge of a program facing much uncertainty. But outgoing coach Bobby Hauck also said the cupboard is not completely bare.
Scoring and statistics summary for the UNLV-UNR football game.
An emotional Devante Davis said the impact Bobby Hauck had on him in his four years at UNLV extends well beyond the football field.
The negatives outweighed the positives on Saturday night, and as the game wore on it was clear that emotion wasn’t going to carry the Rebels to a win over rival UNR.
Bobby Hauck timed the announcement he was resigning as UNLV’s football coach the day before his Rebels played UNR for the Fremont Cannon. But UNR had all the firepower in the second half, sending the Rebels to a 49-20 loss.
Here’s the key part: No one is denying it.
A couple of hours after Bobby Hauck resigned as UNLV football coach on Friday, Gonzaga beat St. John’s in one of those sort-of-attractive early season college basketball matchups on TV.