Preston Knowles scored all of his 20 points in the second half as No. 24 Louisville handed No. 20 UNLV its first loss of the season, 77-69 at the KFC Yum! Center. Tre’Von Willis scored 17 points and Oscar Bellfield 16 to lead the Rebels (9-1).
UNLV athletes registered a 3.22 semester GPA, besting the mark of 3.09 set in the fall of 2018. Their cumulative GPA was 3.13, beating the 3.09 set in spring of 2019.
Boise State’s athletic department and San Diego State’s men’s basketball program provide example of stability leading to success.
UNLV voted against playing a full Mountain West basketball schedule, according to a league source. The conference presidents still need to vote on the measure.
Vicki Spoonhour, animal rescue advocate, dies at age 63, leaves behind four dogs and seven cats.
UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois said through a spokesman that she was pulling her name out of the UCLA AD job search.
UNLV announced its nonconference basketball schedule on Wednesday, and it rates as the Rebels’ toughest in five years.
UNLV’s budget cuts, made in response to the financial fallout from the COVID-19 crisis that has shut down athletic events throughout the country, were mostly in travel expenses.