UNLV crushed Utah State, then had a party on the court with its fans Thursday to celebrate its back-to-back Mountain West regular-season championships.
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.
The Rebels got some extra time to prepare for Air Force’s unique offense, but are likely to be without two starters again as they try to snap a three-game losing skid.
UNLV will finally commemorate its 2021-22 Mountain West regular-season and tournament championships ahead of Thursday’s game against Utah State.
Ryan Keeler, a football player at UNLV, died Monday in Las Vegas. His teammates remember him as a positive, authentic person.
UNLV defensive lineman Ryan Keeler, 20, died Monday in Las Vegas. No cause of death was given in a news release issued by UNLV.
Missing two starters, UNLV stayed close with Boise State but still lost its third consecutive game Sunday in Boise, Idaho.
Durango’s Taj Degourville and Tylen Riley combined for 38 points to outlast Dedan Thomas Jr. and Liberty in the Class 5A boys basketball Southern League title game.
UNLV allowed 53 points in the second half of a loss to Boise State on Jan. 11 at the Thomas & Mack Center. A resurgent David Muoka could help in Sunday’s rematch.
Aces coach Becky Hammon and chief business development officer Jennifer Azzi were announced as finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday.
Durango defeated Bishop Gorman in the Class 5A Southern League semifinals Thursday, securing a spot in the state tournament and ending the Gaels’ run of state trips.
UNLV baseball was chosen as the preseason Mountain West favorite, but after a heartbreaking end to last season, the Rebels know they still have everything to prove.
UNLV, ranked No. 23 in the AP poll, can win the Mountain West regular-season championship outright Thursday at the Thomas & Mack Center against San Jose State.
UNLV lost its second consecutive game Tuesday, falling to San Jose State. It’s the first time the Rebels have been swept by the Spartans since the 2016-17 season.
Point guard Jordan McCabe says UNLV wants to be trending upward as the Mountain West tournament approaches. It all starts Tuesday against San Jose State.
The Lady Rebels were ranked No. 23 by the AP poll Monday, marking the team’s first return to the rankings since 1994.