Loyola Marymount basketball coach Max Good was fired, ending his six-year run with the Lions, during which he went 77-117.
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Sam Dower scored 20 points to help lead top-seeded Gonzaga past second-seeded Brigham Young 75-64 in the championship game of the West Coast Conference tournament at Orleans Arena on Tuesday night.
Fresno State defeated UNLV 80-65 in the Mountain West tournament quarterfinals to end the Lady Rebels’ basketball season at 13-19. The Bulldogs (20-10) are the defending tournament champions.
Michael Coll resigned Tuesday as the UNLV women’s soccer coach to take the head position at UNC Greensboro. Coll was 22-12-7 in two years with the Rebels. Assistant coach Mark Carr will serve as interim coach during UNLV’s spring season.
Individual game tickets for the 51s’ 72-game home schedule are on sale at the Cashman Field box office, which is open from noon to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets, which range from $10 to $15, also can be purchased through Ticketmaster (1-800-745-3000; ticketmaster.com).
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Jonathan Goldsmith, the debonair actor from the TV beer commercials, was the guest of Richard Petty’s NASCAR team at the Kobalt 400. He said he drives his father’s 1994 AMC Jeep, and that he would would be driving the No. 6 car in the race.
The Lady Rebels almost were crushed again. They withstood first- and second-half runs by San Jose State that almost ended their basketball season. But UNLV rallied to beat the Spartans 78-75 for its first conference tournament victory since 2009.
Anthony Bennett’s rough rookie season hit a new bump. The Cavaliers’ first-year forward will miss at least three weeks with a strained left knee, the latest setback for the No. 1 overall pick out of UNLV who has been a major disappointment for Cleveland.
Not that he was being selfish, but Gilbert Melendez’s recent contract negotiations were mostly about taking care of himself and his family.