Air Force coach Dave Pilipovich is one of the few constants when it comes to Mountain West men’s basketball. But even with all the change, he said the league is headed in the right direction.
Former UNLV point guard Kevin Kruger is an assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma under his dad, Lon, a former Rebels coach. The younger Kruger could be on the path to be a head coach himself.
The NCAA has at least temporarily changed its policy toward legalized sports betting, clearing the way for Las Vegas to bid on championship events such as the Final Four.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a nationwide ban on single-game legalized sports betting outside of Nevada. That could help Las Vegas’ case to host NCAA championship events, which currently is prohibited.
UNLV hired Eric Nepomuceno to be in charge of compliance for the athletic department. Athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois also has restructured the compliance office, so Nepomuceno will report to her as well as the president’s office.