The Mountain West conference held their annual football media days at the Cosmopolitan Hotel on Tuesday and Wednesday. I attended Wednesday and learned so much. It was my first (and hopefully not my last) media day event.
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The UNLV men’s golf team shot a third-round 7-over-par 295, its lowest score of the tournament and second-lowest of the day, but finished ninth Saturday in the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional in Sugar Grove, Ill.
UNLV beat UNR 4-2 to sweep the three-game series. The victory also made the Rebels co-champions with New Mexico and gave them the No. 1 seed in next week’s Mountain West tournament,.
UNLV sophomore Auzsane Crowe-Carter won the women’s 800 meters Saturday at the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Laramie, Wyo.
Looks as if UNLV is out of its hitting slump, and just in time. The Rebels batted around three times Friday, setting up a chance to not only go for the series sweep against UNR but also to win the Mountain West regular-season baseball title.
The UNLV men’s golf team struggled with wet and windy conditions in posting a 21-over-par 309 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional in Illinois.
Three Rebels scored a total of 10 points Friday, but UNLV is ninth at the women’s Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Laramie, Wyo.
UNLV’s baseball team defeated UNR 8-1 to clinch at least second place in the Mountain West and a first-day bye in next week’s conference tournament.
Sophomore Zane Thomas shot 3-over-par 75 to pace the UNLV men’s golf team Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Sugar Grove Regional in Illinois.
Freshman Kylee Vandenberg finished seventh in the heptathlon to earn two points for UNLV on Thursday at the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Laramie, Wyo.
The UNLV basketball team’s roster turnover continued Wednesday with the addition of former Rutgers guard Jerome Seagears.
Nicholas Maruri knows his way around a doctor’s office almost as well as he does a golf course.
Thirty-six Division I athletic teams will face postseason bans next fall because of sub-par scores on the NCAA’s annual Academic Progress Rate, which was released Wednesday. The biggest names on the list — UNLV football and San Jose State men’s basketball — had been previously reported.
The Mountain West moved the UNLV-Fresno State football game up a day to Oct. 10 and added it to its Friday night television schedule.
UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers was nowhere in sight, and for most of Tuesday night, neither was any semblance of an offense. Which really isn’t news because the Rebels’ hitters are mired in a funk that threatens to derail a promising season.
UNLV shortstop Garie Blando was voted the Mountain West Player of the Year by the league’s nine coaches.
Former UNLV wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. will try out for the Baltimore Ravens this weekend, and ex-UCLA defensive end and Silverado High School graduate Keenan Graham will shot a shot with the Chicago Bears.
Demetris Morant, who played sparingly as a redshirt freshman, is transferring from UNLV to a college in Florida to be close to his ill father.
UNLV coach Tim Chambers received the automatic four-game suspension of the baseball regular season for bumping an umpire. The Rebels play Arizona State Tuesday night and UNR on Thursday through Saturday.
Ben Carter, who recently made it official that he is transferring to UNLV, will wait until the 2015-16 season to prove his point. He must sit out this coming season as a redshirt while practicing with the Rebels.
UNLV offered several self-imposed penalties that would take the place of a bowl ban for having a low Academic Progress Rate score. The NCAA said the penalties didn’t go far enough.
UNLV junior Dana Finkelstein tied for second Saturday in the NCAA women’s golf Central Regional at Stillwater, Okla., to qualify for the national championships.
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