UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies was a happy man when he met with the media on Wednesday. The Rebels picked up a commitment from five-star center Brandon McCoy just the night before and then added Shakur Juiston and Amauri Hardy.
UNLV basketball received the sort of news not usually expected from a team coming off the worst season in program history with the commitment of a five-star prospect.
Brandon McCoy, the No. 15 player in the nation, according to ESPN.com, and a McDonald’s All-American, tweeted Tuesday night that he had committed to UNLV.
Former UNLV football player Tony Terrell will be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame. He also was a standout student, going on to earn a doctorate.
UNLV senior tennis player Paola Artiga has dealt with tendinitis in her left wrist, forcing her to drop from the No. 3 seed to No. 5. But she has come through to go 17-8 heading into the Mountain West tournament.
Carl Stajduhar hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the sixth inning to send New Mexico to an 11-9 victory over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game Sunday in Albuquerque, N.M.
John Oda is alone in second place, helping the 14th-ranked UNLV men’s golf team move into a tie for second heading into the final round of the Mountain West Championships.
On Tuesday, UNLV announced the hiring of Desiree Reed-Francois, a former deputy athletic director at Virginia Tech, and put her in charge of Sam Boyd Stadium and the Thomas & Mack Center.
John Oda shot 6-under-par 66 to hold sole possession of first place Friday, helping the UNLV men’s golf team sit two strokes out of the lead in the Mountain West Championship.
Thomas played at Centennial High during her senior year of high school before attending West Virginia for a year.