When the number of Mountain West games is 18 and your program hasn’t won a regular-season league championship in forever, any mark on the left side of a win-loss column is cherished inside a locker room.
That was not the way UNLV wanted to start Mountain West play.
A long 3-point try by Jerome Seagears fell short at the buzzer, and one game into the Mountain West season, UNLV already is in a situation of desperation.
The Rebels are 7.5-point favorites when they open conference play at the Thomas & Mack tonight against Fresno State.
New York Knicks forward Cleanthony Early was robbed and shot in the leg during a robbery after leaving a Queens, N.Y., strip club early Wednesday morning, according to multiple reports.
After 11 educational non-conference games, the UNLV Lady Rebels close out a month-long, six-game road trip at Fresno State on Wednesday, in both teams’ Mountain West Conference opener.
When in doubt — and doubt surrounds most of the basketball teams in the Mountain West at the moment — it would be easy to side with Steve Fisher. He gets the job done at San Diego State year after year.
The curtain is set to be raised on the 18-game Mountain West schedule. Here’s the predicted order of finish:
The quote goes like this: Seize the moment, because some opportunities don’t come twice.
With the Mountain West men’s basketball conference play beginning Wednesday, the Review-Journal peeked into the MW writers’ notes exchange network and looked at how beat writers around the league evaluate the teams they cover.