UNLV broke open a tie game with a nine-point run late in the second half and went on to beat Southern Utah 76-71 on Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Thunderbirds made a late charge, but came up short.
UNLV plays UNR at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium. The teams play for the Fremont Cannon and state bragging rights.
Breaking down UNLV’s game against Southern Utah at 7 p.m. Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Breaking down UNLV’s game against UNR at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
One of the main problems with UNLV athletics, perhaps the central one, is the fact it either doesn’t realize or accept its place in today’s world of collegiate athletics.
With the NHL having arrived, the NFL on its way and perhaps the NBA after that, UNLV’s quest to remain relevant is only just beginning, according to athletic directors at other NCAA Group of Five schools in major league markets.