UNLV gave away a second-half lead in a loss to Fresno State on Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center, giving the Bulldogs a sweep of the season series.
The Rebels’ reserve unit is making its presence known ever since UNLV’s loss to Fresno State on Jan. 21 triggered a rotation change from coach Kevin Kruger.
EJ Harkless scored 17 points and Keshon Gilbert 16, and UNLV got a strong performance from its bench in a victory at Colorado State on Tuesday night.
UNLV will take its improved defense on the road Tuesday against Colorado State after playing its best defensive game in Mountain West play Saturday against rival UNR.
UNLV’s basketball team is suddenly defending again, which was good enough to beat rival UNR 68-62 on Saturday night.
UNLV fifth-year guard EJ Harkless drew a late offensive foul, and senior guard Justin Webster had a season-high scoring night in a win over UNR on Saturday.
The Lady Rebels and 2,500 of their closest friends enjoyed an 80-57 victory Saturday over archenemy UNR — marking their first-ever sellout at Cox Pavilion.
UNLV sophomore wing Shane Nowell made the most of his opportunity against Wyoming and has earned minutes Saturday against UNR at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Lindy La Rocque is the UNLV women’s basketball coach and mother to a 2½-month-old daughter, who is in the midst of a magical season while learning how to balance both roles.
To best benefit UNLV athletes, Erick Harper wants the school’s Name, Image and Likeness program to become the most successful and profitable in the West.
EJ Harkless scored a team-high 28 points for UNLV, which defeated Wyoming on Tuesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center for its first victory since Jan. 7.
UNLV fifth-year wing Elijah Parquet returned to the court for the first time since Dec. 10 Saturday against Fresno State and hopes to help fix the Rebels’ defense.
Defensive struggles re-emerged for UNLV in a loss Saturday at Fresno State. The Rebels are tied for last in the Mountain West after losing their fourth game in a row.
UNLV freshman Keyshawn Hall scored 19 points against Utah State, but is working to improve his defense as his role with the Rebels continues to expand.
UNLV is 8-0 in the Mountain West, but the Lady Rebels face a tough test against second-place Colorado State at noon Saturday in Fort Collins.