Former UNLV linebacker Jacoby Windmon is transferring to Michigan State, he announced Wednesday via Twitter.
UNLV played its worst two defensive games of the season in blowout losses to SMU and San Francisco. Those teams combined to shoot 52 percent from the field.
UNLV competed with San Francisco for a half Saturday night before unraveling in the second en route to a road loss to the Dons at War Memorial Gym.
UNLV basketball coach Kevin Kruger wants his players to limit long jumpers early in possessions and contested, off-the-dribble two-pointers early in the shot clock.
UNLV (4-4) missed 24 of its first 33 shots Wednesday against Southern Methodist University (6-3) and fell 83-64 at Moody Coliseum in Dallas.
UNLV (4-3) is still trying to unlock its offense amid the lulls and scoring droughts that have plagued them against quality competition.
The Rebels concluded Arroyo’s first traditional season as head coach with a 2-10 record after a disappointing 48-14 road loss Friday to Air Force.
Junior linebacker Jacoby Windmon announced Sunday via Twitter that he’s entering the transfer portal, about 48 hours after concluding a stellar season in a loss to Air Force.
UCLA — ranked second nationally but not the country’s second-best team right now — had no problem whipping the Rebels 73-51.
Jacoby Windmon played on the outside last season and led the Rebels in sacks, but moved to inside linebacker this year, triggering tangible improvement for UNLV’s defense.
UNLV snapped a two-game losing streak Wednesday with a 101-45 victory over Division-III Whittier College at Thomas Mack Center.
Texas transfer Royce Hamm Jr. is blossoming into one of the Rebels’ most indispensable players, doubling as their defensive anchor and one of the nation’s best rebounders.