Both MGM Resorts, who operated the Mirage, and the NCAA said they had no role in the tournament’s operations, with that being the responsibility of the event’s promoter, Destination Basketball.
Analysts criticised the lack of medical personnel and event setup for the women’s basketball tournament, with one writer comparing it to the Fyre Festival.
Auburn freshman Kharyssa Richardson appeared to suffer a neck injury after falling hard to the floor and had to wait more than a half hour to get medical attention.
Fourteen UNLV players scored as the Rebels cruised past NAIA opponent Life Pacific 126-54 on Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Members have scattered across the globe since winning the franchise’s first WNBA championship. But for the players and coaches, there’s never truly an offseason.
UNLV toppled Minnesota of the Big Ten on Wednesday in the SoCal Challenge in San Juan Capistrano to move to 6-0.
Injuries sidelined UNLV senior forward Victor Iwuakor in last year’s Mountain West Tournament, but he’s carved out an important role on this season’s unbeaten Rebels.
The UNLV men’s basketball team maintained its unbeaten start to the season Monday, despite a late start time and stiff resistance from Southern Illinois.
Former Oklahoma guard EJ Harkless was named Mountain West Player of the Week following UNLV’s wins over a ranked Dayton squad and High Point.
UNLV has shown several intriguing traits through four games, but the Rebels now go on the road for the first time to face Southern Illinois in California.
Jim Bolla, whose life was celebrated this week, was the starting center for a beloved Pitt basketball team that came one step short of the Final Four.
UNLV’s vaunted defense got a challenge Friday against High Point’s high-scoring offense, but the Rebels pulled out the victory at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The defending WNBA champion Aces will move into a new training facility ahead of the 2023 season, across the street from Raiders headquarters.
UNLV is confident after upsetting No. 21 Dayton, but remains wary of High Point’s potent offense as the Rebels try to extend their undefeated start to the season.