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Morgan, Wood star at Scarlet & Gray Showcase

Morgan, Wood star at Scarlet & Gray Showcase

UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn was named the Mountain West Conference’s preseason freshman of the year on Tuesday. But Thursday night at the team’s Scarlet & Gray Showcase, he was only the second best freshman on the [...]

Vaughn named MW Freshman of the Year; Rebels picked 4th

Vaughn named MW Freshman of the Year; Rebels picked 4th

UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn was named the Mountain West Conference’s preseason Freshman of the Year and the Rebels were picked to finish fourth in the league’s annual preseason basketball media poll released Tuesday morning. The 6-foot-6 [...]

Bornand gives Fresno State the boot in OT, 30-27

Bornand gives Fresno State the boot in OT, 30-27

Nicolai Bornand was rated the nation’s No. 16 kicking prospect by ESPN.com his senior year at Dos Pueblos High School in Santa Barbara, Calif. But when it came time to pick a college, the former Channel [...]

Olekaibe tries to make late father’s wish come true

Olekaibe tries to make late father’s wish come true

BY BARRY WONG MyLVsports.com At this time last year, Kevin Olekaibe was in the middle of a waiting game. The Cimarron-Memorial grad transferred from Fresno State to UNLV to be closer to his ailing father. He [...]

Rebels fall to 1-5 with 33-10 loss at San Jose State

Rebels fall to 1-5 with 33-10 loss at San Jose State

SAN JOSE – Junior quarterback Joe Gray passed for a touchdown and ran for another as San Jose State rolled up 542 yards in total offense in handing UNLV a 33-10 loss in Mountain West Conference [...]

UNLV lands Findlay Prep star Jackson

UNLV lands Findlay Prep star Jackson

UNLV picked up a verbal commitment from one of the top basketball prospects from the Class of 2016 on Monday when Findlay Prep forward Justin Jackson announced on Twitter that he had picked the Runnin’ Rebels. [...]

Rebels take nosedive in Houston, 47-14

Rebels take nosedive in Houston, 47-14

HOUSTON – UNLV opens Mountain West Conference play next weekend at San Diego State. And Saturday’s latest blowout loss, a 47-14 setback to a so-so Houston Cougars squad, was not exactly the kind of momentum that [...]

Khem Birch signs with Miami Heat

Khem Birch signs with Miami Heat

Former UNLV basketball star Khem Birch, a two-time Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year, signed a contract to play with the Miami Heat on Sunday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 6-foot-9 Birch [...]

Rebels turn up the heat but still lose to Northern Illinois

Rebels turn up the heat but still lose to Northern Illinois

So much for the home heat advantage. Upset that Northern Illinois wouldn’t agree to move the game to Friday night so that it could be televised, UNLV decided to kick off Saturday’s game with the Huskies [...]

Rebels survive big scare from Northern Colorado, 13-12

Rebels survive big scare from Northern Colorado, 13-12

BY STEVE GUIREMAND MyLVsports.com A not-so-funny thing happened to the UNLV Rebels on their way to an expected blowout of FCS lightweight Northern Colorado on Saturday night at Sam Boyd Stadium. The Rebels (1-1), who closed [...]