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.