UNLV plays Abilene Christian at 7 p.m. Monday at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Rebels will try to snap a three-game losing streak.
Robert Smith, one of the greatest point guards in UNLV history, lies in a long-term care facility in Las Vegas, breathing on his own and showing signs that he could be on the road to recovery.
The 7-foot-1 center withdrew his lawsuit and the dramatic turn of events in the much-debated saga means he now will sit on Memphis’ bench until the NCAA rules otherwise.
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.
Memphis center James Wiseman has a temporary restraining order to play while the heralded freshman fights an NCAA ruling that he’s ineligible to play.