UNLV (16-14, 11-6 Mountain West) took as much as a 27-point lead over Boise State and then held off a late rally to win Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV sophomore guard Bryce Hamilton averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds in victories over Colorado State and No. 4 San Diego State.
Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others killed in a helicopter crash will be remembered during a memorial service on Monday at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The Las Vegas NBA Summer League will take place July 10-20 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion. It usually begins shortly after July 4.
A mural celebrating the lives of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, has been created outside a central Las Vegas Valley business.
UNLV plays at Utah State at 7 p.m. Wednesday, and the Aggies’ home floor is among the most intimidating in the Mountain West.
Rebel Nation co-hosts Cassie Soto and Mark Anderson talk about the recent developments regarding the UNLV men’s basketball and football teams in this week’s show.
UNLV’s upset bid against No. 4 San Diego State fell short as the Rebels lost 71-67. Bryce Hamilton led the Rebels with 29 points and 10 rebounds.
UNLV plays a New Mexico team on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center that is without three starters. The Lobos lost two players this week.
UNLV held Eastern Michigan to 30.6 shooting and dominated on the boards by a 50-30 margin, winning Saturday at the Thomas Mack Center to close out nonconference play.