The new head women’s basketball coach at UNLV is a former Durango High star whose father ranks eighth all-time in prep wins for a Las Vegas coach.
Vicki Spoonhour, animal rescue advocate, dies at age 63, leaves behind four dogs and seven cats.
Jerry Tarkanian’s powerhouse teams of the early 1990s reflected the city they called home. They were bold, brash and bodacious.
Few college basketball recollections compare to UNLV-Duke in 1990 and ’91.
UNLV coach T.J. Otzelberger refused to blame the Rebels’ 67-61 loss to Boise State on Thursday in the Mountain West tournament on the absence of injured Elijah Mitrou-Long.
Sophomore guard Bryce Hamilton is a deserving first-team all-conference pick by media and coaches. He averaged 20.8 points and 6.7 rebounds in Mountain West games.
In his previous three games before Saturday, UNLV junior guard Amauri Hardy shot 6 of 24 while totaling 16 points. He scored a team-high 18 against Fresno State.
Derrick Jones, a kid from Chester, Pennsylvania, who played his college ball for UNLV, stood at his Miami Heat locker on Tuesday night and spoke about the death of Kobe Bryant.
Coleman is one of many reasons UNLV has outperformed expectations. He’s a former walk-on from Foothill High whose name was largely ignored in the recruiting rankings.
The journey back to respectability for UNLV basketball seems further off than ever, the Rebels on Wednesday night showing to have far more issues than even a 74-66 defeat might suggest.