St. Mary’s returns four starters from a team that was nationally ranked start-to-finish last year and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Air Force has finished the past four seasons ninth or worse in the Mountain West standings. The media picked the Falcons to finish last this season.
Fans were introduced to the UNLV men’s and women’s basketball teams at the Scarlet & Gray Showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center Wednesday night.
Some Mountain West basketball coaches want a 20-game conference schedule, but not everyone is on board. Also, the conference tournament could stay in Las Vegas in 2020, but also could move to San Diego or Phoenix.
The Mountain West media picked UNLV to finish sixth in the conference. Forward Brandon McCoy was chosen Preseason Freshman of the Year.
Boston’s Gordon Hayward broke his left ankle just five minutes into the season, a grisly injury that overshadowed Kyrie Irving’s return to Cleveland and the Cavaliers’ 102-99 win over the shocked Celtics on Tuesday night.
MGM Resorts has purchased the WNBA’s San Antonio Stars and plans to move the franchise to Las Vegas, the Review-Journal learned Monday.
Nick Blair and Noah Robotham were teammates at Bishop Gorman High School, and now they’re playing basketball at UNLV. Both will have to sit out this season under NCAA transfer rules.
Louisville’s Athletic Association has officially fired coach Rick Pitino nearly three weeks after the school acknowledged that its men’s basketball program is being investigated as part of a federal corruption probe.
Like so many of her San Antonio teammates, Kelsey Plum was halfway around the world when she heard that the Stars were being sold and relocated.