Lady Rebels season ends with WNIT loss

Kathy Olivier’s team dropped its game at Colorado 66-52. They finish the campaign at 22-11.

The Buffs led by six at the half and pushed the lead to 12 by the start of the fourth quarter. UNLV couldn’t close the gap on a team that is now 15-0 when leading after three.

Brooke Johnson lead the way with 14. Dakota Gonzalez had 12 points, five rebounds and four assists.

The Lady Rebels only shot 36.2-percent and turned it over 18 times. Colorado (16-15) got a combined 39 from Kennedy Leonard and Alexis Robinson.

UNLV returns its top seven players next year, including point guard Nikki Wheatley, who missed the final 23 games with a knee injury.

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Lady Rebels season ends with WNIT loss

Kathy Olivier’s team dropped its game at Colorado 66-52. They finish the campaign at 22-11. The Buffs led by six at the half and pushed the lead to 12 by the start of the fourth quarter. UNLV

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