College basketball coaches expressed a wide array of opinions during last month’s visit to Las Vegas on changes they would like to see in the sport.
Recent UNLV graduate Shintaro Ban stepped to the par 5, 18th tee during last Monday’s sectional qualifying at \in San Francisco needing a birdie or better to avoid a playoff for the final qualifying spot into the U.S. Open.
UNLV freshman Avi’Tal Wilson-Perteete placed seventh out of 24 competitors in the 800-meter run preliminaries in 2 minutes, 3.53 seconds Thursday at the NCAA track and field outdoor championships in Eugene, Oregon.
It’s fairly easy to see the progress made by the 450 construction workers who are on the site of the $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat indoor football stadium being built in Las Vegas by a subsidiary of the Oakland Raiders.
UNLV signed four basketball players for this year’s recruiting class. Coach Marvin Menzies also is working on putting together next year’s class.
UNLV’s football season opener at Southern California on Sept. 1 will be at 1 p.m. and televised on the Pac-12 Network.
UNLV’s baseball program improved its victory total by 15 over a year ago. But the Rebels are still searching for depth, and coach Stan Stolte said they are still two years from getting where he wants.
UNLV’s Shintaro Ban and Justin Kim each shot a final score of 2-over-par 290 and tied for 21st at the NCAA Championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
UNLV shot a team score of 13 over par on Sunday and finished at 27 over for the NCAA Championships and in 19th place. Shintaro Ban and Justin Kim made the individual field.