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Canadian star Jalen Poyser commits to Runnin’ Rebels

Canadian star Jalen Poyser commits to Runnin’ Rebels

Oh, Canada! UNLV’s pipeline to Great White North paid off again Saturday when 6-foot-4 guard Jalen Poyser, ranked the nation’s No. 84 prospect for the Class of 2015 by Rivals, picked the Runnin’ Rebels. Poyser, an [...]

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 [...]

NBA Draft: UNLV’s Birch, Smith go unpicked

NBA Draft: UNLV’s Birch, Smith go unpicked

UNLV forwards Khem Birch and Roscoe Smith, who bypassed their senior seasons to make themselves available for Thursday night’s NBA Draft, were both not chosen among the 60 picks. The 6-foot-9, 220-pound Birch, a two-time Mountain [...]

Leaving Las Vegas: Birch declares for NBA Draft

Leaving Las Vegas: Birch declares for NBA Draft

UNLV forward Khem Birch, a two-time Mountain West Conference Defensive Player of the Year, announced on Twitter on Thursday afternoon that he has decided to bypass his senior season with the Rebels and apply for the [...]

Photo Gallery: UNLV vs San Diego State

Photo Gallery: UNLV vs San Diego State

By Barry Wong MyLVsports.com Regular season Mountain West Conference champion San Diego State built a 15-point lead early in the second half and then held off a late UNLV rally to eliminate the Runnin’ Rebels from [...]

Aztecs deliver knockout blow to Rebels

Aztecs deliver knockout blow to Rebels

When it was all said and done, UNLV’s stay in the 2014 Mountain West tournament ended just about as one would expect. The Rebels showed signs of being a really good basketball team, hanging with No. [...]

Rebels hold off Wyoming, earn rematch with Aztecs

Rebels hold off Wyoming, earn rematch with Aztecs

Will the third time be the charm? UNLV earned a rematch with regular season Mountain West champion San Diego State in Friday night’s Mountain West tournament semifinals by holding off a late Wyoming comeback and garnering [...]

Video: Khem Birch on repeating as Defensive POY, hip injury

Video: Khem Birch on repeating as Defensive POY, hip injury

UNLV forward Khem Birch became the third player in Mountain West Conference history to repeat as conference Defensive Player of the Year on Monday. The 6-foot-9 junior from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, who tied the Mountain West [...]

Birch repeats as Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year

Birch repeats as Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year

UNLV forward Khem Birch, who tied a league record with 69 blocks in conference play, was named the Mountain West Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season today. The 6-foot-9 junior from [...]

Rebels get Wyoming, clean slate in Mountain West Tourney

Rebels get Wyoming, clean slate in Mountain West Tourney

RENO – They blew a 17-point second half lead in a span of about nine minutes. They got swept by their in-state rival for the first time 1995. They lost for the fourth time in their [...]