UNLV sophomore guard Bryce Hamilton averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds in victories over Colorado State and No. 4 San Diego State.
UNLV has won three consecutive games and four of five, including defeating fourth-ranked San Diego State on Saturday. The Rebels have two more regular-season games.
UNLV led by as many as 14 points before holding off a late comeback effort by San Diego State to stun the No. 4 Aztecs 66-63 on Saturday at Viejas Center.
UNLV visits San Diego State on Saturday, and the Rebels said the pressure was on the Aztecs, who are trying to complete an historic season.
The Review-Journal’s Cassie Soto and Rick Velotta talk about the roof, new seats and work to complete the 9,500-ton field tray in the Vegas Nation Stadium Show.
More than 2,000 laborers are at work at Allegiant Stadium where work has begun to install the translucent plastic polymer roof of the home of the Las Vegas Raiders.
UNLV jumped on Colorado State early Tuesday night at the Thomas Mack Center and rolled to an 80-56 victory to move into a three-way tie for fourth place in the Mountain West.
UNLV forward Mbacke Diong hasn’t had the statistical impact he had earlier in the season, but is still counted on to defend the rim.
Grant Robbins hit a three-run triple in the first inning and an RBI single in the eighth to power UNLV past Central Michigan 10-8 in a nonconference baseball game Sunday at Wilson Stadium.
UNLV totaled 11 runs in the first innings of two games, buoyed by four home runs, to beat Utah Valley 9-2 and Weber State 7-2 in the Marucci Desert Classic softball tournament Saturday.