The fight on April 30 caps a monumental sporting weekend in Las Vegas that includes the 2022 NFL draft.
Sam Gordon was born and raised in Minneapolis and is back for his second stint with the Review-Journal. He’s covered the NFL, NBA, the Big Ten, the Mountain West and prep sports for various publications during his professional tenure. Gordon, a University of Minnesota graduate, is a basketball junkie who coached high school basketball for three seasons.
Donovan Williams scored 20 points, and Mike Nuga and Justin Webster provided a lift off the bench in UNLV’s decisive victory at San Jose State on Monday night.
Fresno State junior Orlando Robinson had 24 points, 11 rebounds and two blocked shots as the Bulldogs defeated UNLV on Friday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The 6-foot-6-inch wing is certainly the program’s most explosive leaper, but he’s also its second-leading scorer, averaging 13.9 points on 49.7 shooting, including 44.7 percent from 3-point range.
UNLV’s road game on Tuesday, Jan. 18, against San Diego State has been postponed because of COVID-19 issues in San Diego State’s program, the Mountain West announced Wednesday.
Erick Harper was formally introduced by UNLV president Keith E. Whitfield as the university’s new athletic director, marking the continuation of a career in athletic administration that began in 1990 at Kansas State.
UNLV basketball coach Kevin Kruger’s entire roster was available and his rotation intact, and the Rebels rolled past New Mexico on Tuesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Undefeated lightweight boxer Rolando Romero was not charged with sexual assault after an investigation following an accusation in October, the Henderson police department confirmed Tuesday.
Win or lose Sunday night, Bisaccia has taken full advantage of the opportunity for which he waited a lifetime — proving qualified and capable of leading an NFL team as a head coach.
The UNLV men’s basketball game scheduled for Saturday at Air Force was postponed. If the game cannot be rescheduled, it will be declared a no contest.