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Runnin’ Rebels suffer (another) record loss to Wolf Pack

Runnin’ Rebels suffer (another) record loss to Wolf Pack

The 2016-17 season continues to be one for the record books for the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels who manage to find ways to accomplish new lows for the once-proud program. Saturday’s 94-58 thumping by in-state rival Nevada [...]

One for the record books: Wolf Pack thumps UNLV, 104-77

One for the record books: Wolf Pack thumps UNLV, 104-77

RENO – The hits just a keep on coming for UNLV’s basketball team. The Runnin’ Rebels retained their spot in the Mountain West Conference’s basement Wednesday night with their fifth straight loss, this one a record [...]

Runnin’ Rebels ride off into 2017 with win over Cowboys

Runnin’ Rebels ride off into 2017 with win over Cowboys

The year 2016 is one most UNLV basketball fans would just as soon forget. It began with back-to-back road losses at Colorado State and Wyoming that resulted in the mid-season firing of head coach Dave Rice, [...]

Rebels drop Mountain West opener at Colorado State, 91-77

Rebels drop Mountain West opener at Colorado State, 91-77

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – This town has earned the nickname “Fort Fun” because of its abundance of micro-breweries, restaurants and nightlife at places like “The Drunken Monkey”, where bar stools are replaced by large swings. But [...]

Menzies approved as new Runnin’ Rebels coach

Menzies approved as new Runnin’ Rebels coach

Better late than never. Marvin Menzies is fine with the fact that he wasn’t UNLV’s first, or second, or even third choice to replace Dave Rice as head coach and had even been passed over as [...]

Menzies is UNLV’s man … for now

Well, that didn’t take long. UNLV, which took almost three months to find a replacement for Dave Rice in Arkansas-Little Rock’s Chris Beard, wasted no time finding someone to replace the Texas Tech-bound Beard. New Mexico [...]

Beard introduced as Runnin’ Rebels coach

Beard introduced as Runnin’ Rebels coach

Better late than never. Eighty-nine days after Dave Rice was fired as head coach, UNLV finally officially hired his replacement when Chris Beard’s five-year, $5.75 million contract was approved by a 9-4 vote by the Nevada [...]

Chris Beard named Runnin’ Rebels coach

Chris Beard named Runnin’ Rebels coach

After a search that spanned nearly three months, UNLV finally named its new head basketball coach on Monday. Nope, it’s not Rick Pitino, Mike Brown, Stacey Augmon, Steve Lavin, Mick Cronin, Randy Bennett or Marvin Menzies, [...]

Little Rock’s Beard offered Runnin’ Rebel job

Little Rock’s Beard offered Runnin’ Rebel job

Barring a last-minute breakdown in contract negotiations, it appears UNLV finally will name a head basketball coach on Monday. Nope, it’s not Rick Pitino, Mike Brown, Stacey Augmon, Steve Lavin, Mick Cronin, Randy Bennett or Marvin [...]

Cincinnati’s Cronin turns down UNLV offer

Cincinnati’s Cronin turns down UNLV offer

UNLV’s well-publicized courtship of University of Cincinnati basketball coach Mick Cronin came to a disappointing but not that all surprising end Friday morning when it was announced that Cronin had turned down the Runnin’ Rebels’ head [...]