The Rebels (2-8, 2-4 Mountain West) are reveling in their first two-game win streak under their second-year head coach.
Coach Kevin Kruger said he’d be willing to experiment with lineups, and he’s done that as he searches for a combination of players that can engineer an efficient offense.
UNLV men’s soccer coach Rich Ryerson, who also played for the Rebels, coached his final game last weekend after 12 years at the helm. He took UNLV to two NCAA tournaments.
UNLV senior wing Bryce Hamilton scored 12 points and made two key baskets late in the second half of a victory over California on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Charles Williams’ rushing effort led UNLV past Hawaii in the Ninth Island Showdown. The Rebels have won back-to-back games.
Royce Hamm had 18 points, 17 rebounds and four blocked shots Wednesday night against Gardner-Webb. He will be counted on again when UNLV hosts California on Saturday.
A week after breaking a 14-game losing streak and giving Marcus Arroyo his first win as the Rebels’ coach, UNLV hosts Hawaii in an Allegiant Stadium matinee.
Royce Hamm had a double-double by early in the second half, and he finished with 18 points and 17 rebounds for UNLV, which held off Gardner-Webb late.
UNLV went on a 12-2 run in the fourth quarter Tuesday night to rally past Oral Roberts. Essence Booker led UNLV with 21 points, and Desi-Rae Young had 18 points and 10 rebounds.
In the coming months, Las Vegas will be a basketball Mecca with early-season tournaments and neutral-site games filling arenas around the city.
The Rebels this week will finally unveil their new roster, the one with nine scholarship transfers, the Mountain West’s Preseason Freshman of the Year and two returning rotation players.
The returning players on UNLV’s women’s basketball team understand second-year coach Lindy La Rocque and her championship-caliber expectations.
UNLV snapped its 14-game college football losing streak, defeating University of New Mexico 31-17 on Saturday night in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
UNLV has four more opportunities to win this season. The first of which comes Saturday against a New Mexico team that ended a five-game losing streak Oct. 23 with a 14-3 win over Wyoming.
The Rebels have a great shot at New Mexico to earn their first win under coach Marcus Arroyo. Plus, four other college football plays for Saturday.