UNLV athletes registered a 3.22 semester GPA, besting the mark of 3.09 set in the fall of 2018. Their cumulative GPA was 3.13, beating the 3.09 set in spring of 2019.
Aces coach Bill Laimbeer wanted to hire Tanisha Wright as an assistant coach when the franchise hired him in 2017, but she played two more WNBA seasons before retiring.
Tyler Bey, a 22-year-old Las Vegan, has germinated from an unranked high school recruit into reigning Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year and dynamic pro prospect.
Most known for his time coaching Oklahoma State, he finished his coaching career with 806 wins, 25 NCAA Tournament appearances an three Final Fours.
The restart will take place at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida as a single site for an NBA campus for games, practices and housing,
Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at a hospital.
Mayor Goodman’s comments on CNN last month reportedly damaged Las Vegas’ chances of hosting the NBA upon the resumption of its season. But they did not extinguish the possibility entirely.
The Utah Jazz said Friday that retired Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan has died at 78.
The veteran center re-signed with the Aces on Tuesday after a brief stint in the team’s front office.