After playing a clean first half with a blistering shooting percentage, UNLV went cold, turned the ball over and couldn’t keep pace with Cal, falling 79-75 to the Golden Bears in overtime.
UNLV’s Tony Sanchez and staff hit the recruiting trail last week and landed two commitments. They continue to recruit despite questions about Sanchez’s job status.
Nolan Kohorst didn’t know how to react, taking off running while his ecstatic UNLV teammates chased him down.
UNLV plays at California on Tuesday night in the earliest true road game for the Rebels in 12 years. They play at UCLA on Friday.
With California having passed the Fair Pay to Play Act, even the usually bullheaded NCAA is reconsidering its hard-line definition of amateurism.
UNLV senior Samantha Li recorded two titles on the final day of the three-day Rebel Invitational women’s tennis tournament Sunday at Fertitta Tennis Complex.
Raina Perez had 24 points and eight assists to lead Cal State Fullerton past UNLV 64-58 in the Lady Rebels’ nonconference season opener Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Xavier Sneed’s 12-footer with 28.9 seconds left in overtime put Kansas State up for good, and the Wildcats went on to beat UNLV 60-56 on Saturday at the Thomas Mack Center.
UNLV junior golfer Jack Trent is one of three finalists for the October Ben Hogan Award, joining Rutgers junior Christopher Gotterup and Brigham Young senior Peter Kuest.
The three leading scorers from the Kansas State team that captured a share of the Big 12 Conference championship are gone. UNLV plays the in-transition Wildcats on Saturday.