For the first time in program history, the UNLV men's basketball team will be playing on the Las Vegas Strip as it competes in the 2014 MGM Grand Showcase on Saturday, Dec. 20. The event, which also features No. 15 Oklahoma and No. 16 Washington, will pit the Runnin' Rebels against No. 14 Utah at 8:30 p.m. at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas
Cody Doolin's driving layup with less than a second remaining in overtime Wednesday night gave UNLV a 75-73 win over Portland. Doolin, who finished with 15 points on 6 of 8 shooting, had a similar play at the end of regulation but fed Dwayne Morgan for a layup at the buzzer.
UNLV nearly pulled off one of the best comebacks in school history, as the Lady Rebels cut a 16-point lead to just three with 33 seconds left, but Northwestern blocked the potential tying three-pointer with seven seconds to go and added a free throw to escape with a 88-84 victory over UNLV in women's college basketball action on Wednesday afternoon from
UNLV junior Lucas James was named WAC Men's Diver of the Week for the third time this season while senior Dillon Virva earned his first Swimmer of the Week honor of the season, the league office announced on Tuesday.