UNLV guard Bryce Hamilton averaged 16 points over the past three games and was a key reason for the Rebels’ improved play.
Devin Tillis, a 6-foot-6-inch forward from Windward High School in Los Angeles, tweeted Monday night that he had committed to UNLV.
UNLV sophomore Bryce Hamilton scored a combined 35 points in victories over Utah State and Air Force. Senior Rodjanae Wade had consecutive double-doubles in two wins.
UNLV held Air Force 19 points below its season average, riding that defense and a 17-point game-changing first-half run to a 71-59 win Saturday at the Thomas Mack Center.
UNLV junior guard Jonah Antonio said he will donate $5 for every 3-pointer he makes in Mountain West play to fight the Australia wildfires that have claimed at least 18 lives.
UNLV is one of the nation’s top offensive rebounding teams, and the Rebels are strong on both ends. That dominance inside has been a big part of their three-game winning streak.
UNLV’s defense shut down Utah State on Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center and opened the new year by routing and upsetting the Aggies.
The longtime NBA commissioner died Wednesday, but his changing views about Las Vegas could one day lead to it welcoming a franchise.
David Stern, the basketball-loving lawyer who took the NBA around the world during 30 years as its longest-serving commissioner and oversaw its growth into a global powerhouse, died Wednesday.
UNLV enters Mountain West play full time at 8 p.m. Wednesday against Utah State at the Thomas & Mack Center.