Junior Shakur Juiston, freshman Brandon McCoy and Runnin’ Rebels Head Coach Marvin Menzies speak to media members following their 91-88 overtime loss to the Arizona Wildcats.
After breaking from a three-game losing streak in their drubbing of Long Beach State, the Wildcats (5-3, 1st in the Pac-12) came to the Thomas and Mack Center and defeated the Runnin’ Rebels (6-2) 91-88 in overtime. A crowd of more than 14,000 reportedly packed the stands.
The Rebels (2-0) rubbed out Prairie View A&M (0-3) in their second game of the season, 98-63. Junior transfer forward Shakur Juiston (10) had an impressive night picking up a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Freshman standout forward Brandon McCoy (44) also picked up double digits in scoring and rebounding with 15 points and 11 grabs.
In the Sunset region, the 5-time defending champion Arbor View Aggies fell to Bishop Gorman 3-2 this afternoon, eliminating them from the post-season tournament. The Gaels, who went 12-0 in conference play, take on Reno’s Galena High School next Friday.
Quarterfinal scores from Nov. 2:
Nov. 1 Quarterfinal scores:
UNLV took a 28-14 lead before giving up 38 straight points and losing 52-28 against the Aggies.
The Aggies played at a level inconsistent with their 3-11-4 record to draw a tie against the 15-4-2 Panthers Thursday afternoon.
Ground breaking on the new home for the soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders is set to begin Nov. 13.
Cimarron-Memorial won in three against the Grizzlies’ denying them their first conference victory. The Spartans hold a 12-9 record with a 4-6 conference ratio. Spring Valley has yet to collect one conference win, but has suffered 10 conference losses on their 5-25 season.