UNLV senior guard Justin Webster has been a consistent player off the bench and will face Hawaii — where he played two seasons —Wednesday at Dollar Loan Center.
UNLV players are still getting over the shock of former coach Marcus Arroyo’s firing, but many were intrigued after meeting new coach Barry Odom Tuesday.
UNLV hired former Missouri coach Barry Odom as the 13th football coach in program history.
UNLV receiver Kyle Williams, a former Mountain West freshman of the year, and cornerback Nohl Williams announced Monday that they plan to transfer.
Erick Harper is the UNLV athletic director who must identify the right coach to win in an ever-changing college football landscape that now favors the Rebels.
With former LSU coach Ed Orgeron and former Boise State coach Chris Petersen not in the running, that leaves former Arizona coaches Mike Stoops and Kevin Sumlin as likely candidates.
UNLV’s lockdown defense and a barrage of 3s were too much for San Diego to handle, and the Rebels moved to 8-0 with a win in their first true road game of the season.
UNLV is undefeated and off to its best start in 32 years, but the Lady Rebels now play four straight games on the road in the most difficult section of their schedule.
Gilbert, a point guard, leads the Rebels in scoring (15.9) and assists (3.3) while shooting 56 percent through a 7-0 start to the season.
The Rebels’ dreams of the program’s first bowl game since 2013 officially ended Friday after Buffalo stormed back to beat Akron and become bowl-eligible.