UNLV sophomore Tom Ciszewski was the lone Rebels singles player to advance after the first day of the ITA Mountain Region men’s tennis championships Wednesday in Denver.
Mountain West leadership hopes to go from 18 to 20 conference men’s basketball games in the next year or two. UNLV and San Diego State oppose the plan.
Improving as a season goes on is not something the Rebels have done of late. They last made the NCAA Tournament in 2013 and now welcome first-year coach T.J. Otzelberger.
New UNLV coach T.J. Otzelberger didn’t face the massive turnover that previous coach Marvin Menzies experienced in 2016.
Fresno State forward Nate Grimes will watch his brother Randal play for UNLV on Friday when the Rebels visit the Bulldogs. Randal Grimes is the Rebels’ leading receiver.
This is the sixth installment of a weekly feature that will look at a notable Rebels game at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV moves to Allegiant Stadium next year.
UNLV was picked seventh in the Mountain West this basketball season in a vote by the conference media. The poll was announced Tuesday at conference media day at Green Valley Ranch Resort.
UNLV beat Vanderbilt 34-10 on Saturday, but the Rebels’ history suggests they won’t build on that victory. Still, there are winnable games down the stretch.
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, operator of a casino property 60 miles east of Los Angeles in San Bernardino County, has signed a partnership with the Raiders.
In this week’s Rebel Nation, hosted by the Review-Journal’s Cassie Soto and Mark Anderson, discuss Saturday’s 34-10 victory over Vanderbilt and what that could mean going forward.