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.
UNLV, which opens Saturday against Cal State Fullerton, is replacing a lot of experienced players from last season. But the Lady Rebels still plan to contend in the Mountain West.
UNLV went on a 25-4 run late in the first half to assume to control in its 86-71 victory over Purdue-Fort Wayne on Tuesday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
All 11 Mountain West teams will take the court by Thursday, and eight will be part of the season’s first night on Tuesday.
This season figures to be one of transition more than contention for UNLV, which opens its basketball season at 7 p.m. Tuesday against Purdue-Fort Wayne at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Las Vegas remains a knowledgeable basketball market, so can the up-tempo system of new head coach T.J. Otzelberger’s re-energize the Thomas & Mack Center?
UNLV took apart West Coast Baptist 112-54 on Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center, but recent history shows that exhibition games aren’t great predictors of what’s to come.
UNLV blew out to a 57-16 halftime lead and went on to beat West Coast Baptist 112-54 in an exhibition Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV faces West Coast Baptist in an exhibition at 7 p.m. Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center. It’s the first chance for fans to see the team under new coach T.J. Otzelberger.
DeMarlo Slocum was a star basketball player at Eldorado. He later helped create the Las Vegas Prospects AAU team. Now he’s in his first season as a UNLV assistant.