The 6-foot-2-inch guard announced Saturday that he had chosen the Rebels over Gonzaga and Oregon. He averaged 19.7 points last season for South Dakota State.
Mark Anderson has been at the Review-Journal since January 1999. He covered UNLV football for 17 seasons before moving to the men’s basketball beat in January 2016, and was president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2016. Anderson returned to the football beat in 2017 and still covers men’s basketball. Before coming to the R-J, he covered UNR football for five seasons at the Reno Gazette-Journal and was the high school sports reporter for the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat from 1988-94. He is a native of Tallahassee and a graduate of the University of Florida.
The Rebels have timing working in their favor for their nonconference games, with a chance to pick up some nice victories that otherwise might be more difficult to achieve.
The Diamondbacks needed two games to get the job done, but they defeated Reno 9-1 in the decisive game Friday night at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Videos sent to the Review-Journal showed players engaged in a scuffle after Thursday night’s Class 4A state tournament elimination game at Las Vegas Ballpark.
The Diamondbacks scored three runs in the sixth inning to take the lead and defeated Reno 8-6 on Thursday in the winners bracket final at Las Vegas Ballpark.
UNLV has hired a law firm to investigate claims that former basketball player Brandon McCoy was improperly recruited, according to emails sent to the Review-Journal.
The Rebels signed 6-foot-9-inch graduate transfer Vitaliy Shibel from Arizona State and added home-and-home series with Kansas State and SMU.
UNLV picked up graduate transfer Vitaliy Shibel from Arizona State, a player who has two seasons of eligibility. The Rebels have one available scholarship remaining.
UNLV will play Kansas State and Southern Methodist at the Thomas & Mack Center next season and return the trip in 2020-21.
New Orleans Pelicans have struggled financially and have been rumored as a candidate to move to Las Vegas. But winning the NBA lottery injects life into the team.
Tickets for the NBA Summer League, which is July 5 to 15 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion, go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday.