The once-proud program has now gone a decade without qualifying for the NCAA Tournament.
There certainly is merit in the heart UNLV showed Thursday under coach Kevin Kruger despite the unforgiving outcome that sabotaged an exhilarating comeback.
No. 7-seeded UNLV lost in overtime to No. 2 Boise State on Thursday, ending the Rebels’ Mountain West tournament run in the quarterfinals once again.
The No. 21 Lady Rebels have become a mid-major power under coach Lindy La Rocque and should remain one so long as she stands on their sideline.
Junior center and Desert Oasis alum Desi-Rae Young led the Lady Rebels to a second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV’s basketball team grinded out an overtime win against Air Force in a Mountain West tournament play-in game and next face Boise State.
UNLV bettors needed overtime for the Rebels to cover against Air Force in the first round of the Mountain West men’s basketball tournament Wednesday.
No. 7-seeded UNLV beat No. 10 Air Force in overtime behind a career high in points from EJ Harkless, and coach Kevin Kruger earned his first Mountain West tournament win.
The trio of Desi-Rae Young, Justice Ethridge and Essence Booker pushed UNLV past San Diego State in the Mountain West semifinals Tuesday.
Clutch free throws kept the UNLV women’s season alive. They will play for the Mountain West tournament title and an NCAA Tournament berth Wednesday.
Starting point guard Keshon Gilbert was handed a one-game suspension by the Mountain West, making him unavailable for UNLV when it faces Air Force on Wednesday.
Desi-Rae Young was the only DI player in the nation to average 18-plus points, 10-plus rebounds and shoot better than 60 percent. And she wasn’t named conference Player of the Year — a certain mistake.
UNLV took control with a dominant second quarter en route to a decisive victory over UNR in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West women’s basketball tournament.
UNLV fifth-year guard EJ Harkless was named a second-team All-Mountain West selection in the media poll released Monday. He finished second for Newcomer of the Year.
UNLV begins the Mountain West tournament Monday against UNR at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Lady Rebels know they probably have to win the tourney to reach the NCAA Tournament.