Charlie Masterson and Jenny Bressler each pitched a complete game to lead UNLV past Texas-El Paso 3-1 and New Mexico State 3-0 in the Boyd Gaming Classic softball tournament.
UNLV closes its regular season at San Jose State at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rebels take a four-game winning streak into the matchup.
Tyra Whitehead had 12 points, 15 rebounds, three assists and three blocks to help lift San Jose State past UNLV 76-63 in the teams’ Mountain West women’s basketball regular-season finale.
UNLV’s first six opponents are against teams that competed in bowls last season. The Rebels, though, get a break with two well-placed bye weeks.
UNLV (16-14, 11-6 Mountain West) took as much as a 27-point lead over Boise State and then held off a late rally to win Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV set a team and league record in winning the 800-yard freestyle relay at the Western Athletic Conference men’s swimming and diving championships Wednesday in Houston.
UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois said Wednesday her priority was on her current job after a report listed her as a potential candidate for the AD job at UCLA.
Story of former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian, who took the Rebels to unprecedented heights while battlling the NCAA and his administration, as told by his son, Danny.
UNLV is fighting for positioning in the Mountain West. The Rebels end their regular season against Boise State on Wednesday and at San Jose State on Saturday.
UNLV sophomore guard Bryce Hamilton averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds in victories over Colorado State and No. 4 San Diego State.