A mural celebrating the lives of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, has been created outside a central Las Vegas Valley business.
UNLV plays at Utah State at 7 p.m. Wednesday, and the Aggies’ home floor is among the most intimidating in the Mountain West.
Rebel Nation co-hosts Cassie Soto and Mark Anderson talk about the recent developments regarding the UNLV men’s basketball and football teams in this week’s show.
UNLV’s upset bid against No. 4 San Diego State fell short as the Rebels lost 71-67. Bryce Hamilton led the Rebels with 29 points and 10 rebounds.
UNLV plays a New Mexico team on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center that is without three starters. The Lobos lost two players this week.
UNLV held Eastern Michigan to 30.6 shooting and dominated on the boards by a 50-30 margin, winning Saturday at the Thomas Mack Center to close out nonconference play.
Donnie Tillman and Mbacke Diong post 17 points and seven rebounds apiece, and Rebels coast to an 81-69 victory.
UNLV took a nine-point lead early in the second half, but Pacific rallied to take control and beat the Rebels 74-66 on Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Brigham Young took control early by making almost 70 percent of its 3-pointers in the first half, and the Cougars rolled past UNLV on Saturday in Salt Lake City.
UNLV plays at Fresno State at 7 p.m. Wednesday in a rare Mountain West December game. The Rebels have gone through a series of dry scoring spells this season.