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Rebels run out of gas against Fresno State, 95-82

Rebels run out of gas against Fresno State, 95-82

The fat lady was singing loud and clear after UNLV’s 95-82 loss to Fresno State on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center. And the background arrangement [...]

Rebels walk-on away with triple overtime win

Rebels walk-on away with triple overtime win

Just when you thought you’d seen everything with this year’s UNLV basketball team … A roller coaster season that started with impressive wins over future Big Ten champion Indiana and Pac-12 champ Oregon, featured the surprising [...]

Sweet revenge: Rebels roll past Rams, 87-80

Sweet revenge: Rebels roll past Rams, 87-80

In a season that has included more than its share of frustrating losses, none could top UNLV’s 66-65 setback at Colorado State on Jan. 6. Forward Ben Carter broke down and sobbed on a bench immediately [...]

Rejuvenated Rebels blow out Air Force

Rejuvenated Rebels blow out Air Force

What a difference a week makes. Just ask the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels. Seven days after limping home from lovely Laramie, Wyo., with an 0-3 Mountain West Conference record following another uninspiring loss, the Rebels had reason [...]

VIDEO: Kunzer-Murphy discusses coaching change

VIDEO: Kunzer-Murphy discusses coaching change

UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy sat down with the media on Sunday night and discussed the circumstances surrounding the resignation of head basketball coach Dave Rice. Kunzer-Murphy said it was likely that school would hold a [...]

VIDEO: ‘Team guy’ Rice talks about stepping down

VIDEO: ‘Team guy’ Rice talks about stepping down

Shortly after coming to what he called a mutual agreement with UNLV Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy to step down as head coach on Sunday, Dave Rice took time to discuss the decision with local media. Rice, [...]

Breaking News: UNLV fires Dave Rice

Breaking News: UNLV fires Dave Rice

UNLV announced Sunday night that head basketball coach Dave Rice had been fired and that assistant coach Todd Simon, who coached Findlay Prep to a mythical national prep championship, would replace him on an interim basis. [...]

Rice’s job status in spotlight after latest loss

Rice’s job status in spotlight after latest loss

A UNLV season that started with so much promise now appears to be a season on the brink of disappointment … again. The Runnin’ Rebels, who have failed to make the NCAA Tournament the past two [...]

Rice steaming after latest UNLV meltdown

Rice steaming after latest UNLV meltdown

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – For about six minutes in the second half on Wednesday night at Moby Arena, UNLV showed a glimpse of the type of dominating basketball it is capable of. The Runnin’ Rebels, trailing [...]

Rebels turn one over to Fresno State, 69-66

Rebels turn one over to Fresno State, 69-66

Junior forward Torren Jones scored 18 points, including a tip-in with 25 seconds left for what proved to be the game-winning basket, and also grabbed eight rebounds to lead Fresno State to a 69-66 upset of [...]