The UNLV men’s and women’s swimming teams opened their seasons Wednesday by sweeping California Baptist at Buchanan Natatorium. The women won 141-100 and the men 141-116.
Keyana Wilfred scored a career-high 18 points to lead UNLV past Wyoming 54-46 in the teams’ Mountain West women’s basketball opener Saturday at Cox Pavilion.
Bailey Thomas had 26 points to lead four double-figure scorers for the UNLV women’s basketball team Wednesday in its 81-67 win over host Cal State Fullerton.
Three options will be available — UNITED, EQUALITY and C.H.A.N.G.E. The latter stands for Come together, Have a voice, Advocate, Not Alone, Growth and Engagement.
Las Vegas was awarded a men’s basketball regional and hockey’s Frozen Four, and the city has its eyes on the Final Four and College Football Playoff National Championship.
The NCAA awarded nine championship events to Las Vegas on Wednesday, including two premier events to T-Mobile Arena.
It wasn’t long ago that Las Vegas officials wouldn’t even think of applying to host NCAA championships because the state was prohibited from doing so because of its legalized sports betting.
UNLV’s football team hopes to play in front of fans this season at Allegiant Stadium. The future of other valley teams and events is more hazy.
The Golden Knights, Raiders and UNLV tweeted on the third anniversary of the Oct. 1 massacre that claimed 60 lives.
UNLV said in a news release that it expected to save $1.2 million by taking such a step. The action was taken because of the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
Five UNLV athletes gained U.S. Track Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic honors, and the Rebels received all-academic team recognition.
Seven members of the UNLV swimming and diving program gained College Swim Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America honorable mention.
Dietitian Nicole Kiley has emerged as an invaluable cog within UNLV’s athletic department, providing nuanced, detailed guidelines tailored to the needs of student-athletes.
Scheberies and three lifelong friends helped to rescue Francisco Chavez when his 70-foot cliff jump went awry in Grass Falls, California.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected budgets at college athletic departments throughout the country, including UNLV, and could have long-term ramifications.