Former UNLV center Brandon McCoy will be back on campus next month, playing for the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Summer League. He agreed to a free-agent deal late Thursday.
The Washington Wizards selected Las Vegan Troy Brown Jr. with the 15th pick in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday. Brown, a 6-foot-7-inch guard/forward, played one year at Oregon after starring at Centennial High School.
Former UNLV center Brandon McCoy is expected to go in the second round of Thursday’s NBA draft or not at all. Troy Brown Jr., who went to Centennial High School, is a probable first-round selection.
College basketball coaches expressed a wide array of opinions during last month’s visit to Las Vegas on changes they would like to see in the sport.
UNLV signed four basketball players for this year’s recruiting class. Coach Marvin Menzies also is working on putting together next year’s class.
UNLV’s football season opener at Southern California on Sept. 1 will be at 1 p.m. and televised on the Pac-12 Network.
UNLV’s baseball program improved its victory total by 15 over a year ago. But the Rebels are still searching for depth, and coach Stan Stolte said they are still two years from getting where he wants.
Terri Rupp isn’t letting being visually impaired deter her from training for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on the Las Vegas Strip.
UNLV shot a team score of 13 over par on Sunday and finished at 27 over for the NCAA Championships and in 19th place. Shintaro Ban and Justin Kim made the individual field.
San Diego State broke open a one-run lead with five runs in the sixth inning to beat UNLV 14-5 on Saturday in the Mountain West baseball tournament championship game.
UNLV’s Shintaro Ban dropped out of the lead at the NCAA golf championships after shooting a 5-over 77 on Saturday. But the Rebels shot 4 over as a team and moved into contention to extend their tournament.
San Diego State’s Jordan Verdon delivered a one-out, bases-loaded sacrifice fly to score Jacob Maekawa for a 4-3 victory over UNLV in the 12th inning Friday of the Mountain West tournament.
The UNLV men’s golf team shot 9 over in Friday’s first round of the NCAA Championships in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Rebels failed to take advantage of Shintaro Ban’s 5-under 67.
UNLV lost an 8-1 lead to UNR in the first round of the Mountain West baseball tournament on Thursday, but scored five runs in the ninth inning to win 13-8. The Rebels advanced to the winners bracket and will face No. 2 San Diego State at 6 p.m. Friday.