The returning players on UNLV’s women’s basketball team understand second-year coach Lindy La Rocque and her championship-caliber expectations.
DraftKings has guaranteed $2 million in prize money for the $10,000-entry sports betting national championship. The tournament will take place Friday through Sunday.
Spectators who attend UNLV basketball games at Thomas & Mack Center will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, the school announced Tuesday morning.
G League Ignite is coming to Las Vegas to play exhibition games against the Agua Caliente Clippers at Mandalay Bay’s Michelob Ultra Arena, according to people familiar with the team’s schedule.
UNLV point guard Keshon Gilbert is the only freshman on a roster flush with juniors and seniors and is earning respect with his competitive nature.
The Rebels on Wednesday were picked to finish seventh in the Mountain West annual preseason poll. Top returnee Bryce Hamilton was a preseason first-team All-MW selection.
Aces star forward A’ja Wilson was named to the All-WNBA second team Friday. She averaged 18.6 points and career highs of 9.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists this season.
The open practice doubled as a fundraiser for UNLV legend Robert Smith, who suffered a devastating stroke in 2019 and continues to work toward recovery.
BetMGM, which took a $20,000 wager to win $80,000 on the Lakers to win the franchise’s 18th NBA championship, is on the hook for multiple six figures if Los Angeles wins it all.
The Lady Rebels were picked to finish third in the conference by a panel comprised of the league’s media, after finishing second in 2020-21 under coach Lindy La Rocque.
After Las Vegas landed multiple professional sports franchises in a few years, the one league that most favored to arrive first — the NBA — is still watching from the sidelines.
Only five Aces players are under contract for next season, per Spotrac: Chelsea Gray, Kelsey Plum, Dearica Hamby, Jackie Young and Destiny Slocum.
The Aces lost their lead down the stretch, as Phoenix Mercury stars Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner took over the game, combining for 23 fourth-quarter points.
Of the 18 former NBA players indicted, Alan Anderson, Charles Watson Jr. and Antoine Wright appeared virtually in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas.
Eighteen former NBA players were charged Thursday with pocketing about $2.5 million illegally by defrauding the league’s health and welfare benefit plan.