The fifth-year forward averaged career highs of 11 points and 7.6 rebounds in 34 games, 25 of them as a reserve, and shot 48.8 percent from the field.
The San Antonio Stars were 23-79 in the three seasons before relocating to Las Vegas in 2017. The franchise will host the Chicago Sky on Sunday in the WNBA playoffs.
The Aces purchased a two-page advertisement in the Review-Journal’s sports section, featuring a letter by Laimbeer urging the community to attend the team’s playoff game 2 p.m. Sunday against the Chicago Sky at Thomas Mack Center.
UNLV’s basketball games at California on Nov. 12 and UCLA on Nov. 15 will be at 8 p.m. and televised by the Pac-12 Network.
Among the men who have practiced with the Aces are former Desert Pines and Baylor standout Pierre Jackson and ex-UNLV players Stephen Zimmerman and Ike Nwamu.
The Aces’ A’ja Wilson had the second-most popular jersey, and Liz Cambage, Kelsey Plum and Kayla McBride finished sixth, seventh and 10th in jersey sales.
The fifth-year forward was named Sixth Woman of the Year by The Associated Press on Wednesday after averaging career highs of 11 points and 7.6 rebounds in 34 games.
Half of UNLV’s Mountain West basketball schedule will be televised by CBS Sports Network. An ESPN channel will air five conference games, and the other four will be on AT&T SportsNet.
The U.S. has been ousted from medal contention by France at the World Cup, failing to capture gold at a major international tournament for the first time since the 2006 world championships.
The eight-team field is set, and play opens with a pair of single-elimination games that will determine who the Aces play Sunday in the franchise’s first playoff game since 2014.