UNLV received a committment on Friday from the reigning Southland Defensive Player of the Year.
No. 2 Kentucky topples the Rebels in straight sets in the the second round of the NCAA Tournament, ending a program record 13-match win streak.
UNLV baseball’s game at Las Vegas Ballpark has been canceled.
UNLV senior outside hitter Mariena Hayden has flourished playing for coach Dawn Sullivan. The pair has powered the Rebels to the NCAA Tournament for the third time in program history.
UNLV’s senior center announced that he is entering the NBA Draft without an agent — and the NCAA’s transfer portal — all but ending his career with the Rebels, according to an interview he did with ESPN.
Bryce Hamilton on Thursday became the eighth Rebels’ player to enter the portal since the season concluded last month. The 6-foot-4-inch junior led UNLV in scoring the last two seasons.
Up to 3,500 fans will be allowed to attend the meeting Tuesday between UNLV and Arizona State at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Oklahoma forward Victor Iwuakor transfers to UNLV, gives Rebels three new players from Big 12, joining West Virginia’s Jordan McCabe and Texas’ Royce Hamm.
The unbeaten Rebels will play Illinois State on April 14 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Omaha, Nebraska. They qualified as Mountain West champions.
UNLV kicker Nick Garritano still marvels 30 years later at Jason Hanson’s 62-yard field goal for Washington State in its 41-13 win over UNLV at Sam Boyd Stadium in 1991.
“UNLV would destroy Gonzaga. It’s just not fair. … It was a totally different era,” says veteran basketball journalist and author Dan Wetzel.
That UNLV team was ranked No. 1 all season and had just one game decided by fewer than 10 points. Three of the NBA’s top 12 draft picks that year played for Jerry Tarkanian.