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A familiar ending on Senior Night for Rebels

A familiar ending on Senior Night for Rebels

For the UNLV Rebels, it seemed like a fitting finish in their final regular season game at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Runnin’ Rebels, who have been consistently inconsistent on their home floor, matched No. [...]

Runnin’ Rebels, Duke in Coaches vs. Cancer Classic

Runnin’ Rebels, Duke in Coaches vs. Cancer Classic

UNLV hasn’t played Duke since the Blue Devils spoiled the Runnin’ Rebels chance at an undefeated season and back-to-back national championships with a 79-77 upset in the 1991 Final Four in Indianapolis. But that could change [...]

Rebels hold off Rams for bounce-back win

Rebels hold off Rams for bounce-back win

Any worries that UNLV might have a bad carryover after Saturday night’s heart-breaking 91-90 overtime loss at Boise State were erased with an impressive 78-70 victory over Colorado State on Wednesday night at the Thomas & [...]

Clock strikes zero on Deville Smith’s game-winner

Clock strikes zero on Deville Smith’s game-winner

BOISE, Idaho – In a roller-coaster season that has had some highs and far too many lows, Saturday night’s 91-90 overtime loss to Boise State will no doubt go down as the ultimate kick in the [...]

Rebel offense goes into deep freeze

Rebel offense goes into deep freeze

UNLV went into Wednesday night’s home game with New Mexico still clinging to slim hopes of getting back into the Mountain West title race. You could say any chance of that happening got shot down cold. [...]

Birch holds a block party at Utah State

Birch holds a block party at Utah State

LOGAN, Utah – As the final seconds of a 73-62 win over Utah State ticked off the clock at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum on Saturday afternoon, UNLV forward Khem Birch began waving goodbye to the boisterous [...]

Rebels hold on for bounce-back win, 48-46

Rebels hold on for bounce-back win, 48-46

For the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels, an ugly win felt a whole lot better than a ugly loss. Three days after sleepwalking through a 75-57 loss at Colorado State, Dave Rice’s squad grinded out a tough 48-46 [...]

Rebels save best for last, rally to stun Boise State

Rebels save best for last, rally to stun Boise State

There were less than three-and-a-half minutes remaining Saturday night when UNLV gathered around head coach Dave Rice for the final media timeout trailing Boise State 67-56. As some of the 13,982 fans at the Thomas & [...]

Video: Khem Birch, Kevin Olekaibe on UNLV’s 73-69 win over Boise State

Video: Khem Birch, Kevin Olekaibe on UNLV’s 73-69 win over Boise State

Posted by Steve Guiremand UNLV forward Khem Birch, who finished with 15 points, 15 rebounds and six blocked shots, and senior guard Kevin Olekaibe, who had a team-high 18 points, including four 3-pointers, discuss the Runnin’ [...]

Runnin’ Rebels crush San Jose State

Runnin’ Rebels crush San Jose State

SAN JOSE – So much for the theory that UNLV might come out flat and take struggling San Jose State lightly. The Runnin’ Rebels (14-7, 5-3 Mountain West), behind a pair of 3-pointers by point guard [...]