Chace Stanback scored 14 of his 16 points in the first half as UNLV built a huge early lead and barely held on to defeat Boise State 75-72 at the Orleans Arena. Tre’Von Willis and Derrick Jasper each scored 14 points and Anthony Marshall had 11 for the 20th-ranked Rebels, who improved to 9-0.
Half of UNLV’s Mountain West basketball schedule will be televised by CBS Sports Network. An ESPN channel will air five conference games, and the other four will be on AT&T SportsNet.
UNLV picked up its first member of the 2021 class when Durango point guard Keshon Gilbert committed Saturday. The Rebels have four commitments for the 2020 class.
Cle Edwards died Saturday of kidney and heart failure. He was 71. He never left Las Vegas after becoming one of Jerry Tarkanian’s trusted assistants.
UNLV has created the Rebel Rewards Program for season-ticker holders. Rewards are based on how many times tickets are scanned at each sport’s events.
The 6-foot-10-inch center is the fourth member of UNLV’s 2020 class and the third with Las Vegas ties. He will attend a prep school in Arizona this academic year.
Jerry Tarkanian, best known as the towel-chomping college basketball coach who guided UNLV to national prominence, would have turned 89 on Thursday.