Kelsey Plum and A’ja Wilson combined to score 52 points for the Aces, who twice trailed by 16 points in the first half before rallying to defeat the Dallas Wings.
Mark Anderson has been at the Review-Journal since January 1999. He covered UNLV football for 17 seasons before moving to the men’s basketball beat in January 2016, and was president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2016. Anderson returned to the football beat in 2017 and still covers men’s basketball. Before coming to the R-J, he covered UNR football for five seasons at the Reno Gazette-Journal and was the high school sports reporter for the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat from 1988-94. He is a native of Tallahassee and a graduate of the University of Florida.
Reaction was generally positive on Twitter toward the Golden Knights hiring Bruce Cassidy, most recently the Boston Bruins’ coach.
Shawn Davis, who will be inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, cast the tie-breaking vote that brought the National Finals Rodeo to Las Vegas.
“Friends of UNILV” is a third-party program designed to assist UNLV athletes with name, image and likeness deals.
TV information for four UNLV football games will ne announced later. UNLV opens its season Aug. 27 against Idaho State at Allegiant Stadium.
Braydon Altorfer hit a home run and drove in four runs and Air Force held on for a victory over the top-seeded Rebels in the first round of the Mountain West baseball tournament.
Basic took advantage of a depleted Bishop Gorman pitching staff to defeat the Gaels and win the Class 5A state baseball championship at Las Vegas Ballpark.
Basic and Bishop Gorman won their opening games in the Class 5A state baseball tournament Thursday at CSN, but did so in dramatically different ways.
The Pac-12 championship game will be Dec. 2 at Allegiant Stadium. The conference hopes the new format increases its chances of making the College Football Playoff.
Because the Raiders are in the Hall of Fame Game, they will play four preseason games. Two will be at Allegiant Stadium against the Vikings and Patriots.