UNLV jumped on Colorado State early Tuesday night at the Thomas Mack Center and rolled to an 80-56 victory to move into a three-way tie for fourth place in the Mountain West.
Sugar Rodgers averaged 3.4 points per game for the Aces last season. She has averaged 7.4 points and shot 34.9 percent from 3-point range in seven WNBA seasons.
The Basketball Tournament, also known as TBT, will play one of its regionals at Cox Pavilion on July 24-26. TBT, which has included NBA players, is a 64-team league made up of eight regions.
UNLV forward Mbacke Diong hasn’t had the statistical impact he had earlier in the season, but is still counted on to defend the rim.
Las Vegas, which lost in the semifinals last season, leads a clear division between the top six teams in the league and the bottom six.
Anthony Davis made a game-ending free throw to give Team LeBron a 157-155 win over Team Giannis in the revamped NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night.
Danielle Robinson played five years with franchise in San Antonio, earning All-Star honors with the Stars from 2013 to 2015. She averaged a career-high 12.9 points in 2014.
Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. celebrated his 23rd birthday by winning the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, edging Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon in a memorable showdown that required two tiebreaker jams.
Elijah Mitrou-Long and Bryce Hamilton each scored 17 points as UNLV defeated New Mexico 78-73 on Saturday, handing the Lobos their second home loss of the season.
UNLV junior forward Donnie Tillman strained a knee in Wednesday’s 82-79 overtime loss to UNR. He was averaging 10.1 points and 4.7 rebounds.
The Philadelphia 76ers have the league’s best home record (25-2) but one of the worst road records (9-19) and worst spread records (22-29-4 ATS).
Jalen Harris’ jumper with 1:21 left in overtime gave UNR the lead for good as the Wolf Pack defeated UNLV 82-79 on Wednesday night.
The retired basketball superstar, his daughter and the other victims will be honored at a Feb. 24 public memorial at Staples Center