UNLV’s men’s and women’s tennis teams swept the Mountain West Championships on Sunday, a week after the school’s men’s and women’s golf teams claimed conference crowns.
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UNLV officials moved quickly Friday in their effort to hire a basketball coach, and by the end of the night, they were closing in on New Mexico State’s Marvin Menzies for the job.
D.J. Myers pitched eight shutout innings to outduel Air Force ace Griffin Jax and lead UNLV to a 1-0 victory in a Mountain West baseball game Friday at Wilson Stadium.
The Rebels have been led by three head coaches — Dave Rice, interim Todd Simon and Chris Beard — since January. A fourth, Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin, was accused of backing out on an oral agreement to take the job. Here are the next five candidates on the list.
The series of events in UNLV men’s basketball since coach Dave Rice was fired.
UNLV coach Chris Beard, who was hired less than a week ago as the new men’s basketball coach, left the Rebels today for the same position at Texas Tech. And, as you can imagine, social media users started having a little fun.
UNLV basketball coach Chris Beard met with Texas Tech officials Thursday to discuss the Red Raiders’ coaching vacancy after just six days at the helm of the Rebels’ program. UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy said a decision would be made Friday after UNLV officials and Beard meet.
Johnny Stanton and Kurt Palandech were both listed as the starting quarterback on UNLV’s post-spring, two-deep depth chart released Thursday, though second-year coach Tony Sanchez said Stanton has a slight edge in the competition.
Most believe UNLV basketball coach Chris Beard will take the Texas Tech job. Why wouldn’t he? Why shouldn’t he? No one could have seen this coming.
Twitter was abuzz Wednesday with speculation that new UNLV basketball coach Chris Beard’s stay in Las Vegas could be a short one.
When word got out that Chris Beard was going to be the new UNLV basketball coach, a 45-year-old man from Las Vegas named Che’ Jones wrote a letter and attached a resume about his dream. He wants only to be an assistant basketball coach at UNLV.
Stacey Augmon was disappointed and saddened with how things ended, how his time as a UNLV assistant basketball coach concluded. He had hoped for much more.
How many scholarships new UNLV basketball coach Chris Beard will have to offer is uncertain. Four players are on the current roster, including three on scholarship.
Aside from a few fun facts — including one that coach Tony Sanchez is a country music fan who always ensures the hip-hop-heavy practice playlist includes the stylings of Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash — here are five other things we learned during UNLV’s spring practice.
UNLV forward Ben Carter has the option as a senior graduate to transfer and play at another school right away, but no decision has been made, according to his dad, Mike.
Mark Adams, Brian Burg and Chris Ogden all appear to be headed to UNLV to serve as assistants under new coach Chris Beard, but the school has not announced their hires.
UNLV guard Jordan Cornish announced Monday on Twitter he is transferring to California.
UNLV scored the only touchdown of its spring game and, as if on cue, the skies opened up Saturday afternoon at Johann Memorial Field. The heavy downpour sent the announced crowd of 2,800 scurrying for cover.
The result is a lack of cohesion that has led to 18-15 records each of the past two seasons. The run of seven consecutive postseason appearances, including six in the NCAAs under Kruger and successor Dave Rice, is a distant memory.
Riding hot streaks and cold streaks like a Las Vegas high roller, the UNLV baseball team has experienced extreme highs and lows the last four seasons, including this one.
Cody Thompson gave up no earned runs while working into the ninth inning to outduel Dean Kremer and lead San Diego State to a 4-2 win over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game Saturday in San Diego.
Goodluck Okonoboh, who left the UNLV basketball team in November but never transferred to another school, announced Sunday he was declaring for the NBA Draft.
After a slow start to spring practice, UNLV quarterback Johnny Stanton has come on strong. But, heading into today’s spring game, coach Tony Sanchez isn’t ready to anoint the former Nebraska player as the Rebels’ starting quarterback over incumbent starter Kurt Palandech.