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.
Andy Yamashita covers UNLV and the Las Vegas Aces for the Review-Journal. Before arriving in Las Vegas, he spent stints with The Indianapolis Star, The Seattle Times, and The Denver Post. Originally from the Bay Area, Yamashita graduated from the University of Washington and participated in the Sports Journalism Institute during the summer of 2020.
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.
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.
Sophomore guard Jackie Johnson III powered UNLV’s offense in overtime to lead the Rebels past UNR in the regular-season finale Saturday in Reno.
UNLV coach Kevin Kruger is 3-0 against the Wolf Pack, but the Rebels are regrouping after a 91-66 loss to Utah State on Wednesday.
UNLV stormed back in the fourth quarter to beat UNR in Reno and finish off an 18-0 season in the Mountain West.
EJ Harkless, Jordan McCabe, Elijah Parquet and Cameron Burist will be honored during senior night when UNLV plays Utah State on Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
“Ryan was just one of those guys who put a smile on your face,” former UNLV linebacker Austin Ajiake said of teammate Ryan Keeler, who died Feb. 20 at age 20.
Sarah Pagano of San Diego won the women’s half-marathon, and Trevor Hofbauer of Kelowna, British Columbia, was the men’s winner Sunday in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series.
UNLV defensive lineman Ryan Keeler was found dead in a bed in a studio apartment Feb. 20 in Las Vegas, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.
Ninety-two percent of the runners in this year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Las Vegas event come from outside the city, but locals cherish the chance to run at home.
The UNLV men’s basketball team got a steal and a layup in the final seconds to rally past Air Force on Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The two-day Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series returns to Las Vegas for the 13th time this weekend, shutting down the strip as 27,000 participants descend on the city to race.