Jones, now a wing for the Miami Heat, is asymptomatic and expects to join the team when the NBA season resumes next month in Orlando, Florida, per the Miami Herald.
The 6-foot-6-inch wing attended four schools in three states during his five-year prep career — all while coping with the sudden death of his father, Laverious.
The school adopted the shark mascot — an ode to the late Jerry Tarkanian’s nickname, Tark the Shark — during a tenure that included 18 20-win seasons and a national title.
The coronavirus pandemic has affected budgets at college athletic departments throughout the country, including UNLV, and could have long-term ramifications.
The new head women’s basketball coach at UNLV is a former Durango High star whose father ranks eighth all-time in prep wins for a Las Vegas coach.
Gilbert, a senior committed verbally to UNLV, announced that he’s moving from Las Vegas and Durango to St. Louis, where he’ll attend national power Vashon High School.
The school is finalizing a comprehensive plan that it hopes to unveil in the coming weeks that would allow its athletes to return for voluntary workouts.
The Mountain West said athletes would be allowed to take part in on-campus workouts. The conference also announced it was taking several cost-cutting steps.
UNLV athletes registered a 3.22 semester GPA, besting the mark of 3.09 set in the fall of 2018. Their cumulative GPA was 3.13, beating the 3.09 set in spring of 2019.
Boise State’s athletic department and San Diego State’s men’s basketball program provide example of stability leading to success.
UNLV voted against playing a full Mountain West basketball schedule, according to a league source. The conference presidents still need to vote on the measure.
Vicki Spoonhour, animal rescue advocate, dies at age 63, leaves behind four dogs and seven cats.