Seconds seemed to tick off like minutes for UNLV coach Kathy Olivier as another big lead began to shrink.
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Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few was asked Sunday night about what it meant for the West Coast Conference to move its postseason tournament off a participating school’s home floor to the neutral setting of the Orleans Arena.
A special feeling overcomes Wyoming senior Brandon Ewing every time he visits Las Vegas. He senses energy and excitement.
Four players scored in double digits to give Air Force its first conference win of the year as it beat Colorado State 71-67 on Wednesday in the opening round of the Mountain West Conference Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Before their senior season, Wink Adams and Rene Rougeau envisioned a script for UNLV to follow.
It took four years for Utah center Luke Nevill to quiet the criticism that he was a 7-foot-2-inch, 265-pound underachiever. He stood head and shoulders above the crowd but seldom was a standout as he made progress seemingly at the pace of his lumbering stride.
Jamie Smith is the basketball player that has undoubtedly kept college coaches up late visualizing all the rebounds and instinctive plays and clutch shots they might have owned had they just looked harder at those darn highlight tapes.
It was Brigham Young. It couldn’t be easy.
Shamela Hampton and Brittany Halberg came to UNLV in 2005, joining a program that was used to winning.
Optimism surrounded UNLV and senior guard Wink Adams in October, when a promising season seemed to await.
SAN DIEGO — As the regular season ended in anguish and more disappointment for UNLV, Lorrenzo Wade had reason to celebrate.