Fans turn out in droves for UNLV’s open final basketball practice before the Rebels depart on a three-game Canadian tour.
The Rebels were looking to fill the void left by Charles Williams, the school’s all-time leading rusher. Louisville transfer Aidan Robbins has made his case for the top running back spot.
Connor Fields, who went to Green Valley High School and UNLV, is the only American to win an Olympic gold medal in BMX.
Tickets for the Battle for the Fremont Cannon against UNR, UNLV’s final home game of the season, will begin at $38.
UNLV and coach Lindy La Rocque revealed the Lady Rebels non-conference schedule including a game against Oklahoma State.
The Fox 5 subsidiary is called Silver State Sports Entertainment Network and will concentrate on sports other than football and men’s basketball.
The RTC will offer its Game Day Exprexx starting with Sunday’s Raiders preseason home opener versus the Minnesota Vikings.
UNLV is hiring Portland State assistant basketball coach Jamaal Williams to the same position, completing its coaching staff after the departure of all three assistants.
The Rebels, who lost six games last season by one score or less, think they have improved enough to turn such defeats into victories this season.
Of the eight new transfers for UNLV basketball, five are from power conference teams. Coach Kevin Kruger believes in a new role at UNLV, each one of them can shine with the Rebels.