Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian was released from Valley Hospital Medical Center on Monday night after spending almost a week at the facility.
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The New Mexico Lobos survived a possible game-tying field goal to beat UNLV in Las Vegas 31-28.
UNLV’s recruiting class, ranked among the nation’s top five in college basketball, started with Dwayne Morgan. The 6-foot-8-inch forward from Baltimore committed in March 2013, when he had no idea who would follow.
UNLV coach Bobby Hauck had high hopes for this season after winning seven games and going to a bowl last year. But the team’s inconsistent play has spoiled his plans. “Doing things well one play and not the next is maddening for everybody,” he said.
Look for both football teams to try to establish the ground game when UNLV hosts New Mexico on Saturday. The Rebels, though, will try to make plays through the air as well.
Kentucky was the runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 released Friday, becoming the fourth program to earn the honor in consecutive seasons.
Devante Davis figured to be the one chasing receiving records for UNLV this football season. Instead, it’s Devonte Boyd chasing school marks and putting himself in position to be Mountain West Freshman of the Year.
Five things to watch when UNLV’s football team plays New Mexico at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV senior Dana Finkelstein was named the Mountain West women’s golfer of the month on Wednesday. Finkelstein won the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown this week.
New Mexico coach Bob Davie has no trouble remembering how Marc Philippi and Ron Scoggins switched their commitments to the Lobos to UNLV on the eve of signing day. The teams play each other Saturday.
Here are five players to watch when UNLV’s football team plays New Mexico at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Five key questions as UNLV’s football team prepares to play New Mexico at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
New Mexico coach Bob Davie plans to play two quarterbacks, Cole Gautsche and Lamar Jordan, the rest of the season. But they both run the same triple option offense, so UNLV shouldn’t have to make much of an adjustment depending on which player is in the game.
It was a Utah State drive into a stiff wind. With its fourth-string quarterback. A freshman who had his redshirt removed earlier in the game. A drive that ended in a touchdown.
Former UNLV forward Roscoe Smith was released from the Lakers’ preseason roster Saturday, less than 24 hours after he played for Los Angeles in Las Vegas.
Utah State may be down to the team’s fourth-string quarterback, but that did not stop the Aggies from picking up a 34-20 win over UNLV on Saturday.
UNLV will try to build on its victory two weeks ago against Fresno State when the Rebels visit Utah State on Saturday. The Aggies are down to their third-string quarterback, so there is an opportunity for the Rebels to pull off the upset.
UNLV’s Blake Decker has shown he has the ability to be a quality quarterback, but too often was undone by mistakes. But he made the correct decisions in his most recent game, and now he hopes to carry that performance forward.
Five things to look for when UNLV’s football team plays at Utah State on Saturday.
Brother Zach and Nick Vigil are Utah State’s top two tacklers, and they will be quite a load for UNLV to contend with Saturday in Logan, Utah.
The five players to watch in the UNLV-Utah State football game on Saturday.
Kids are interested in uniforms and depth charts. Parents in academics. Neither really cares that the Rebels are 2-5 this season.
Five key questions as UNLV prepares for Saturday’s football game at Utah State.