The college football preview magazines are clear concerning their expectations for UNLV this season. Of the six major publications, five predict the Rebels to finish last in the West Division.
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Defensive backs Mike Horsey (Packers) and Tajh Hasson (Ravens) and defensive lineman Jordan Sparkman (Jaguars) will receive NFL minicamp tryouts.
Former UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck agreed to work one day into December before stepping aside, records show. But Hauck appears to want to be paid for the entire month and told a football website “it looks like it’s going to the lawyers.”
Nigel Williams-Goss, a sophomore point guard, announced he is transferring from Washington to Gonzaga. A Findlay Prep product, Williams-Goss recently visited UNLV, which was one of several programs to court him
UNLV senior Kurt Kitayama shot a 1-over-par 72 in the final round of the Mountain West men’s golf championship to win the title by two strokes Sunday in Tucson, Ariz. Kitayama’s 54-hole score of 11-under 202 set a tournament record.
Kurt Kitayama increased his lead to five strokes Saturday with his second straight 6-under-par 65 to give record-setting UNLV an eight-stroke lead after two rounds of the Mountain West men’s golf championship in Tucson, Ariz.
Edgar Montes capped an eight-pitch at-bat with a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning, sending UNLV to a 3-2 win over San Diego State in a Mountain West baseball game Saturday in San Diego.
Ike Nwamu, a 6-foot-5-inch shooting guard, announced Saturday he is transferring from Mercer to play basketball at UNLV. He led the Bears in scoring last season at 15.1 points per game and shot 37.2 percent from 3-point range. As a graduate transfer, Nwamu will be eligible for the 2015-16 season.
UNLV wide receiver Devante Davis and offensive lineman Brett Boyko weren’t selected in the NFL Draft, then signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday. Also, cornerback Kenneth Penny signed with the Cleveland Browns and defensive end Josh Shirley with the Oakland Raiders.
Bubba Derby pitched seven strong innings, and San Diego State scored three unearned runs in the seventh inning to defeat UNLV 4-1 in a Mountain West baseball game Friday night in San Diego. The Rebels had won four straight games.
Former UNLV and Bengals star running back Ickey Woods announced Cincinnati’s second-round pick at Friday’s NFL Draft … and broke out the “Ickey Shuffle.”
Kurt Kitayama shot a 6-under-par 65 to take a one-stroke lead and put UNLV ahead after the first round of the Mountain West men’s golf championships Friday in Tucson, Ariz. The Rebels have a seven-stroke lead over San Diego State and UNR.
Quarterback Randall Cunningham is widely considered the greatest UNLV football player of all time. Now he can also be considered the school’s greatest NFL draftee ever.
We are finally coming together as a team and because of that we have put four straight wins together. We swept Air Force last weekend and had a walk-off win over UC Riverside on Tuesday.
UNLV will wear three different types of uniforms next season — in red, white and black. The name “Las Vegas” also is a prominent part of the new look.
UNLV announced that it’s switching its final two home baseball games to the afternoon because of lighting repairs at Earl E. Wilson Stadium.
Austin Anderson’s infield single in the ninth inning scored Morgan Stotts with the winning run as the UNLV baseball team beat UC Riverside 5-4 on Tuesday at Wilson Stadium. Stotts had three hits and scored twice for the Rebels.
CBS Sports Network will televise UNLV’s home football games against UCLA and San Diego State. One of the ESPN networks will pick up the Rebels’ home game against Boise State.
UNLV’s baseball team defeated Air Force 6-5 on Sunday to sweep the three-game series at Wilson Stadium. The Rebels are trying to avoid the play-in game for next month’s Mountain West tournament, and they have some work to do.
Former UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck is considering legal action regarding his compensation package after announcing his resignation in November. He told an online site he wasn’t paid the full amount.
Payton Squier’s bases-loaded single in the 10th inning sent UNLV to an 8-7 win over Air Force in a Mountain West baseball game Saturday at Wilson Stadium.
The truth: UNLV forward Chris Wood made the correct choice, but there is a right way and wrong way to handle such matters, and Wood failed about as miserably as one can in the process of leaving after his sophomore season for the NBA.
The UNLV men’s tennis team’s season ended Thursday with a 4-2 loss to San Diego State in the first round of the Mountain West championships in Albuquerque, N.M.