The UNLV volleyball team suffered a 3-1 loss to the Boise State Broncos at the Cox Pavilion Saturday night. Something had to give in the Mountain West match that pitted two squads riding lengthy winning streaks against each other. The Rebels carried a run of six straight victories into the showdown, while the Broncos stretch sat at five. Unfortunately, it was the visitors from Idaho that kept their successive run alive behind set scores of 25-20, 18-25, 22-25, 25-22.
Christian Wood had 18 points and 13 rebounds and UNLV held Temple to five second-half field goals in posting a 57-50 victory in the consolation game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic on Saturday night.
After suffering its first loss of the season on Friday night to Stanford (89-60) in the semifinals of 2014 Northwestern Mutual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., the UNLV men's basketball team will face Temple in the tournament's consolation game on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. EST/4 p.m. PST.
Power won over quickness on Friday night as the UNLV Lady Rebels suffered their first loss of the season to a much bigger Missouri squad, 79-60 in the first game of the Bank of America Rainbow Wahine Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center.
UNLV fought hard all game long but could not solve the UC Irvine defense, while Anteater Iwasa Cameron scored two first-half goals to pace his team to a 3-0 win over the Rebels in the first round of the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament Thursday night from Anteater Stadium.
UNLV will be sending members of its swimming and diving teams to two meets this weekend, as a total of 13 men's and women's swimmers will be in Columbia, Mo., for the Mizzou Invitational, held Thursday, Nov. 20-Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
The UNLV volleyball team took the expression "kill two birds with one stone" to a new level Wednesday night when it's 3-0 victory against the Utah State Aggies helped rewrite the program's single-season record book for overall and conference wins as well as it signified the 500th career triumph for head coach Cindy Fredrick.
After winning two close games at home in the 2014 Northwestern Mutual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic preliminary rounds (Morehead State, 60-59, on Friday; Sam Houston State, 59-57, on Sunday), the UNLV men's basketball team will travel to Brooklyn, N.Y., for the championship rounds of the event.
The UNLV Rebels carry a five-match winning streak - their fourth such stretch of at least five consecutive victories this year - into the 13th week of the 2014 season. UNLV will square off against two opponents - Utah State and Boise State - that it will only play once in 2014. The Rebels open play in Logan, Utah against the Utah State Aggies in an affair that is slated to follow a men's basketball game (USU vs. Santa Clara) and starts at 8:30 pm MT (7:30 pm PT). The Scarlet & Gray return to Las Vegas three days later for a Saturday night tilt with the Boise State Broncos that has first serve set for 6:00 pm.
Thanks to an outstanding tournament performance in leading UNLV to the WAC men's soccer championship title and its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1988, Rebel freshman and Las Vegas native Danny Musovski has been named the Disney Soccer/NSCAA Players of the Week, the association announced on Tuesday.