When you know it’s time for league play to begin: At one point in your final nonconference game, your opponent has 12 turnovers, zero assists, nine shots in 12 minutes and its coach has screamed out at least eight set plays his team can’t execute or really has no idea what they mean.
Jamie Smith scored 15 points and pulled down four rebounds as the UNLV women’s basketball team beat Hawaii 63-48 in the final game of the Wahine Invitational in Honolulu on Thursday.
Whether it was an emotional hangover from an extended holiday break or just the continuation of a team-wide shooting slump, UNLV appeared sluggish until Justin Hawkins provided a surge of energy.
The UNLV women’s basketball team snapped a five-game slide Wednesday night by routing Columbia 93-46 at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Honolulu.
Oscar Bellfield has helped steer the Rebels to an 11-2 record as they conclude the nonconference schedule against Central Michigan today at the Thomas & Mack Center. Bellfield takes plenty of constructive criticism from coach Lon Kruger and assistant Steven Henson, but he realizes that’s necessary for him to continue developing in his role as point guard.
The UNLV women’s basketball team led by double digits in the first and second halves, but lost to Cal State Bakersfield 66-63 to open the Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Honolulu.
What was UNLV thinking, hiring Cindy Fredrick — the mother of Ali Farokhmanesh, the Northern Iowa sharpshooter who sank the Rebels basketball team last March in the NCAA Tournament — to be its new volleyball coach?