It has become a common theme around UNLV’s basketball team, this game-by-game analysis by others of Chris Wood. Of his production and attitude and effort and whether that eating motion he makes after sinking a 3-pointer is really necessary or, well, just another level of self-serving folly.
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Tim Grgurich, a former UNLV assistant and head basketball coach, was released from a Los Angeles hospital Friday after being treated for two blockages to his heart.
There are days when Goodluck Okonoboh’s right foot feels fine and he can run, jump and do everything you would want a 6-foot-10-inch basketball player to do.
Former UNLV standouts Devante Davis and Brett Boyko are dealing with injuries as they prepare for the NFL scouting combine on Feb. 17 to 23 in Indianapolis. Those invited to the combine have an excellent chance to be drafted.
UNLV’s football team is expected to play Idaho State on Sept. 26 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Idaho State would replace Brigham Young, a game that will be played in a future season.
Because so many opponents have played a 2-3 zone against UNLV, the Lady Rebels were far from surprised when UNR greeted them with that look Wednesday.
The UNLV women’s basketball team appears to have its point guard for the next three seasons beyond this one. Freshman Nikki Wheatley has assumed command of the position, and now she needs to become the leader as well.
Two wide receivers and a center committed to play football at UNLV. Two had pledged to go to other schools before switching.
It was becoming a familiar story, with UNLV letting a lead slip away in the final minutes. But, this time, doubt never crept into Chris Wood’s mind.
The Rebels head north for a rematch against UNR tonight. Tip is at 7:00 p.m.
A shocking upset win at UNLV on Jan. 7 looked as if it might be the type of victory that could catapult a struggling UNR program back to respectability. That hasn’t exactly happened.
All it took was one game for UNLV freshman Rashad Vaughn to develop an appreciation for the rivalry with UNR. It was a loss that got his attention.
Cornerback Jay’Onn Myles chose UNLV over Baylor, one of four recruits to commit to the Rebels over the weekend.
The Rebels, a talented if rudderless bunch, had somehow slipped to 1-5 coming into Saturday.
For better or worse, Rashad Vaughn got very aggressive on Saturday night and it paid off as UNLV sweated out a 79-77 overtime victory over Utah State.
Two big second-half runs carried the Utah State women’s basketball team past UNLV 85-72 in a Mountain West game Saturday in Logan, Utah.
Dribbling two steps to his left, Patrick McCaw threw up a floater with his right hand. It was a shot with a high degree of difficulty, and if it missed, UNLV was going to hit its lowest point in almost 20 years.
The Rebels host the Utah State Aggies at the Thomas & Mack Center today. Tip is at 5:00 p.m.
Zack Hartman returns to UNLV’s baseball team after being out nearly two years because of Tommy John elbow surgery. He will share the closer’s job, and is just one save from standing alone as the Rebels’ career leader.
With no starters returning this season, Stew Morrill was putting a mystery team on the floor at Utah State. But he has been coaching basketball for a long time, and he has experience in solving mysteries.
Bishop Gorman linebacker Nela Otukolo committed to play football at UNLV, choosing the Rebels over Boise State and Fresno State.
Former UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck was named the special teams coordinator at San Diego State. He coached the Rebels the past five seasons, going 15-49.
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