The UNLV women’s basketball team defeated Air Force 52-38 on Wednesday night at Cox Pavilion for its fourth consecutive victory.
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Simply, the Mountain West needs UNLV and San Diego State to be good, and that’s not the case this season for teams that have the most conference wins since the league was founded in July 1999.
Sofia Carnevale finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke to highlight the UNLV women’s swimming and diving team’s showing on the final day of the Mountain West Championships.
Paced by sophomore Harry Hall’s round-best 7-under-par 65, the UNLV men’s golf team closed with a round-leading 14-under 274 and finished third Friday in the 18-team John A. Burns Intercollegiate in Lihue, Hawaii.
Justin Jones went 3-for-5 with a grand slam and three-run homer and totaled eight RBIs in UNLV’s 20-3 season-opening victory over Omaha on Friday night at Wilson Stadium.
UNLV freshman Justin Kim shot a 6-under-par 66 Thursday to match three other players with the best round of the day and help the Rebels stay in third place after two rounds of the John A. Burns Intercollegiate in Lihue, Hawaii.
NBA fans may not know the name Derrick Jones Jr. yet, but the former UNLV basketball player says that will change on Sunday at the Verizon Slam Dunk contest.
The Rebels open the season Friday against Omaha in the UNLV Classic at Wilson Stadium. UNLV faces Saint Mary’s on Saturday, UC Davis on Sunday and Omaha on Monday.
Shintaro Ban shot a 4-under-par 68 to tie for sixth Wednesday and help UNLV land in third place after the opening round of the John A. Burns Intercollegiate in Lihue, Hawaii.
The UNLV ice hockey club has made the American Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs, but did not receive an automatic bid to the nationals.