#25 Lady Rebels Back Home To Host Spartans



UNLV and San Jose State will tip-off on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. PT at Cox Pavilion

The #25 UNLV women’s basketball team will be back at the Cox Pavilion to host San Jose State on Wednesday, Jan. 10. The Lady Rebels are currently 2-0 in Mountain West play and have won 26 straight games against conference foes.


ABOUT THE OPPONENT: UNLV is 38-9 all-time in the series versus San Jose State. The Lady Rebels are undefeated (4-0) under head coach Lindy La Rocque against the Spartans. UNLV has won four of the last five meetings in the series. The last meeting was on Feb. 16, 2023 where the Lady Rebels defeated the Spartans 77-60 in Las Vegas to clinch the MW regular season title. San Jose State comes into Wednesday with a 6-8 overall record and 1-1 in conference play. The Spartans are coming off a 69-54 win at Utah State on Saturday, Jan. 6. San Jose State has three players in double-figures which include Jyah Lovett (14.5 ppg), Amhyia Moreland (11.8 ppg) and Sabrina Ma (10.2). Jyah Lovett was also just named MW Freshman of the Week for the second time this season after averaging 23.5 points per game in her first two career league games.




  • Feb. 16, 2023 – UNLV won 77-60 in Las Vegas
  • Jan. 11, 2023 – UNLV won 84-58 in San Jose
  • Feb. 19, 2022 – UNLV won 104-63 in Las Vegas
  • Jan. 19, 2022 – UNLV won 74-54 in San Jose
  • March 2, 2020 – SJSU won 67-48 in Las Vegas in the MW Championship Quarterfinals


TICKETS: Tickets are $6 when purchased in advance online at General admission tickets at the door are $10 ($8 for seniors, UNLV faculty/staff and alumni). UNLV students and Nevada high school students (presenting student ID) as well as all children 12 and under enter free.


BROADCAST INFO: The game will air live locally on the Silver State Sports and Entertainment Network (KVVU 5.2, Cox 125) and stream online on the Mountain West Network ( Play-by-play announcer Wyatt Tomchek and color analyst Tony Cordasco have the call.


LADY REBEL LEADERS: After 13 games thus far this season, Desi-Rae Young leads the Lady Rebels in scoring, averaging 18.7 points per game and is the leading rebounder (8.8 rebounds per game). Kiara Jackson leads UNLV in assists per game (5.5) and is the second-leading scorer averaging 12.4 points per game. Ashley Scoggin is the third leading scorer on the squad, averaging 9.7 points and Alyssa Brown is the second leading rebounder, bringing down 7.9 boards per game.


LAST TIME ON THE COURT: Five Lady Rebels were in double-digits as UNLV defeated Colorado State 83-78 at Moby Arena on Saturday afternoon. This is the third straight season that UNLV has started 2-0 in Mountain West play and the 26th straight win against conference foes under head coach Lindy La Rocque. Amarachi Kimpson came off the bench for UNLV and in a career-high night, Kimpson was tied as the leading scorer with a career-high 16 points. Kimpson shot 5-for-9 from the field, 4-for-5 from behind the arc and was a perfect 2-for-2 at the free throw line. Desi-Rae Young also put up 16 points and had eight rebounds. Alyssa Brown tallied her first double-double of the season with a season-high 14 points and a career-high 17 rebounds. Brown was 4-for-5 from the field, 1-for-2 from long range and was 5-for-7 at the line.


LADY REBELS TOP-25: The Lady Rebels are back in the Top-25 in Week 10 of the Associated Press Top 25 and USA Today Coaches’ poll at No. 25 in both polls. UNLV first saw the top-25 in Week 6 of the season ranking at No. 23 in the AP poll and No. 24 in the USA Today poll. The Lady Rebels fell out of the rankings in Week 7, but continued to receive votes. Coming into the season, UNLV received votes in both USA Today Coaches’ and Associated Press Top 25 Preseason Polls.


SQUAD UP: UNLV returns nine of the 12 players from its 2023 championship squad including three starters and Mountain West Sixth Player of the Year, Kiara Jackson and MVP of the Mountain West Championship, Desi-Rae Young. New to the squad this season are four freshmen, forward McKinna Brackens, point guard Amarachi Kimpson, guard Macy Spencer and forward Meadow Roland, and junior transfer Macie James, a forward from Oklahoma State

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#25 Lady Rebels Back Home To Host Spartans
#25 Lady Rebels Back Home To Host Spartans