UNLV coach T.J. Otzelberger said the school cooperated with the NCAA regarding Joel Ntambwe’s waiver request to play this season at Texas Tech, but indicated the evidence didn’t support a claim.
UNLV will play its final game at Sam Boyd Stadium when the Rebels face San Jose State at 1 p.m. Saturday. The university has three likely option what to do with the property.
The public address announcer is as synonymous with UNLV as anything scarlet and gray, a significant part of the historic fabric that defines Rebels athletics.
UNLV hosted Weber State in the first football game ever played at Sam Boyd Stadium, then known as the Las Vegas Stadium.
UNLV made only 34.7 percent of its shots and went especially cold down the stretch by scoring only six points over about a nine-minute stretch.
Quarterback Doug Brumfield said he and his two teammates from Gardena, California, remain committed to UNLV even if coach Tony Sanchez is not retained.
The women’s basketball team is 0-3 after losing to the Thunderbirds 72-68 in overtime. The UNLV volleyball team beat New Mexico.
UNLV plays Texas State at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center. Amauri Hardy leads the Rebels with 19 points per game.
This is the 10th installment of a weekly feature, except for UNLV’s two bye weeks, that will look at a notable Rebels game at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV moves to Allegiant Stadium next year.
The Rebels outscored the Wildcats 22-8 over the final 9:42 after Abilene Christian had tied the game at 50.