UNLV swept the Mountain West Conference baseball player and pitcher of the week awards after designed hitter A.J. Hernandez drove in nine runs over four games and right-hander Kenny Oakley allowed only three hits over eight scoreless innings.
UNLV placed three players on the All-Mountain West second team, running back Tim Cornett, wide receiver Devante Davis and offensive lineman Brett Boyko.
Former Boise State assistant Bryan Harsin, after one season as coach at Arkansas State, has accepted an offer to replace Chris Petersen as coach of the Broncos.
Las Vegas – Behind solid pitching and a fifth-inning grand slam from Brandon Bayardi, No. 2 seed UNLV won its first Mountain West Baseball tournament game since 2010 with a 6-3 win over No. 3 seed San Diego State on Thursday in Fresno.
Steve Alford was hired as UCLA basketball coach on Saturday, spurning New Mexico days after he agreed to a new 10-year deal with the Lobos for a chance to run what he called “the premier basketball program in the country.”
The Rebels earned a 5 seed in the NCAA tournament are headed to San Jose to take on the 12th Seeded California Golden Bears on Thursday.
UNLV’s John Richy has been named the Mountain West Pitcher of the Week.
UNLV basketball head coach Dave Rice isn’t making any excuses for his Runnin’ Rebels who dropped their final regular season home game on Saturday to Fresno State.
Three Runnin’ Rebels take home Mountain West Awards.
The Runnin’ Rebels finished the regular season third in the Mountain West standings to earn the No. 3 seed for the Reese’s MW Men’s Basketball Championship.