UNLV is off to its first 2-0 start in conference play in 13 years, but will face a tough test when the team heads on the road to face New Mexico on Tuesday, Jan. 8th.
Joel Ntambwe scored 31 points and had 10 rebounds to lead UNLV to a 68-56 victory over Wyoming on Saturday at the Thomas Mack Center. The Rebels are 2-0 in Mountain West play for the first time since 2006.
Quinn Weidemann hit half of Wyoming’s 14 3-pointers and totaled 24 points to lead the Cowgirls past UNLV 90-62 in a Mountain West women’s basketball game Saturday in Laramie, Wyoming.
The Skatin’ Rebels are 11-4 this season and continue to dream about one day advancing from club to NCAA Division I level, which could take as much as $20 million.
UNLV changed its starting lineup on Wednesday for just the second time this season and the third time in two years. The Rebels expect to use that new look when they play Wyoming on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Three takeaways from UNLV’s 78-76 victory over Colorado State on Wednesday at the Thomas Mack Center.
The calendar flips this time each year and college basketball welcomes conference play, when even teams that endured some forgettable results the previous month can hold onto the idea that failure is simply the opportunity to begin anew.
Mbacke Diong’s tip attempt with one second left failed to go in, but Colorado State was called for goaltending, giving UNLV a 78-76 victory over the Rams on Wednesday night at the Thomas Mack Center.