Breaking down UNLV’s game against UNR at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
The Trojans have lost four of five, including an embarrassing, self-inflicted 15-14 defeat to California that was an indictment of the coaching staff.
Billy Davis helps anchor one of the state’s stingiest defenses, and will lead the Aggies in the Class 4A state semifinals against Bishop Manogue on Saturday afternoon in Reno.
The schools now are in the same region for the first time, and the Desert Region title will be on the line when Liberty (7-4) plays at Gorman (9-3) at 1:10 p.m Saturday.
For a handicapper, the last six weeks of an NFL season are tougher to solve than a Rubik’s Cube. And remember, it’s estimated that only 5.8 percent of the world’s population can solve the Rubik’s Cube.
The Golden Knights open a back-to-back against the top two teams in the Pacific Division on Friday when James Neal and the first-place Calgary Flames visit T-Mobile Arena.
Shadow Creek has seen its share of golf spectacles in recent years, with the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational golf tournament drawing elite athletes from across the sports world.
One of the main problems with UNLV athletics, perhaps the central one, is the fact it either doesn’t realize or accept its place in today’s world of collegiate athletics.
With the NHL having arrived, the NFL on its way and perhaps the NBA after that, UNLV’s quest to remain relevant is only just beginning, according to athletic directors at other NCAA Group of Five schools in major league markets.