Junior guard Jaden Hardy is averaging 34.7 points, 11.7 rebounds and 9.4 assists for Coronado, which plays Bishop Gorman on Friday in the Big City Showdown.
Jalen Harris scored 28 points to lead UNR to a 86-72 victory over UNLV on Wednesday night in Reno. Bryce Hamilton led UNLV with 26 points, and Amauri Hardy scored 23.
UNLV acting president Marta Meana and UNR president Marc Johnson posted a video on Twitter asking for good sportsmanship for the basketball game between the teams Wednesday night.
Opposing defenders can no longer focus on stopping Amauri Hardy. The emergence of other players is the main reason UNLV has won seven of eight games.
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.
UNLV sophomore point guard Marvin Coleman averaged 14 points, 9.5 assists, eight rebounds and 3.5 steals in victories over San Jose State and New Mexico.
UNLV has scored a combined 197 points the past two games by getting out in transition. The Rebels next play at UNR on Wednesday.
Tennessee coach Rick Barnes didn’t know that the Volunteers had helped snap Vanderbilt’s streak of making at least one 3-pointer in 1,080 consecutive games.
Forward Shakur Juiston, a graduate transfer, is content as a role player for No. 8 Oregon. His play helped the Ducks defeat Washington 64-61 in overtime Saturday.
Bryce Hamilton scored 35 points, and Marvin Coleman became the first UNLV player in more than 20 years to register a triple-double as the Rebels defeated New Mexico 99-78.