Coming off a Mountain West championship and NCAA Tournament berth, the UNLV women’s basketball team is entering this season with a target on its back.
Defense will likely determine what exactly the 2022-23 Rebels are capable of during the second season of Kruger’s head coaching tenure.
The Rebels’ 18-game conference season will begin Dec. 28 at San Jose State. The home opener at the Thomas & Mack Center will be Dec. 31 against San Diego State.
The Rebels finished the game on a 19-1 run as they defeated the University of the Fraser Valley 91-70 Friday night, finishing with a 2-1 record on their Canadian tour.
UNLV basketball released its non-conference schedule Friday. The Rebels open the 2022-23 season on Nov. 7 against Southern University at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The Rebels’ roster is built a team with a lot of defensive-oriented players. Offensively, coach Kevin Kruger expects everyone to do their part to contribute.
Five Rebels scored in double figures as they cruised past the University of Calgary 104-74 Wednesday night in the second game of their Canadian tour.
Dick Calvert was UNLV’s public-address announcer for 52 years, and he was on the microphone for multiple other Las Vegas events. He also was an announcer at three World Cups.
UNLV fell to the University of British Columbia on Tuesday night at War Memorial Gymnasium in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Rebels play again Wednesday.
Sophomore guard Keshon Gilbert and UNLV play their first of three exhibition games in Canada on Tuesday when they face the University of British Columbia.
Fans turn out in droves for UNLV’s open final basketball practice before the Rebels depart on a three-game Canadian tour.
UNLV and coach Lindy La Rocque revealed the Lady Rebels non-conference schedule including a game against Oklahoma State.
UNLV is hiring Portland State assistant basketball coach Jamaal Williams to the same position, completing its coaching staff after the departure of all three assistants.
Of the eight new transfers for UNLV basketball, five are from power conference teams. Coach Kevin Kruger believes in a new role at UNLV, each one of them can shine with the Rebels.