UNLV’s bench scored just four points in Thursday’s loss to Air Force, but coach Kevin Kruger said he’s confident his reserves will rebound Saturday against San Jose State.
In another transfer portal win for coach Marcus Arroyo, wide receiver Ricky White III committed to UNLV from Michigan State.
Shaquille Murray-Lawrence, a running back on the Rebels’ football team in 2013 and 2014, is one of two alternates for Canada in the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
A bright start for UNLV was wiped out by a 10-minute drought from the field, as the Rebels fell to Air Force on Thursday at Clune Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The Rebels shot 50 percent from the field and 3-point range in Monday’s win against San Jose State, despite an off night from leading scorer Bryce Hamilton.
Tate Martell, who was most recently a quarterback at UNLV, is retiring from football, an official UNLV spokesperson confirmed to the Review-Journal.
A four-star recruit out of Marietta High School in Georgia, Harrison Bailey was ranked as the No. 3 pro-style passer in the country by 247Sports and a top-100 recruit in the nation.
Donovan Williams scored 20 points, and Mike Nuga and Justin Webster provided a lift off the bench in UNLV’s decisive victory at San Jose State on Monday night.
Former UNLV sprinter Kaysha Love will compete for the U.S. bobsled team next month in the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Fresno State junior Orlando Robinson had 24 points, 11 rebounds and two blocked shots as the Bulldogs defeated UNLV on Friday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The 6-foot-6-inch wing is certainly the program’s most explosive leaper, but he’s also its second-leading scorer, averaging 13.9 points on 49.7 shooting, including 44.7 percent from 3-point range.
UNLV’s road game on Tuesday, Jan. 18, against San Diego State has been postponed because of COVID-19 issues in San Diego State’s program, the Mountain West announced Wednesday.
Ickey Woods was a second-round draft pick out of UNLV in 1988, and he went on to have a sensational rookie season with the Cincinnati Bengals.
Erick Harper was formally introduced by UNLV president Keith E. Whitfield as the university’s new athletic director, marking the continuation of a career in athletic administration that began in 1990 at Kansas State.