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Round 3: Rebels advance to face Wolf Pack

Round 3: Rebels advance to face Wolf Pack

One down, three to go. UNLV, despite blowing a 13-point second half lead, snapped it’s five-game losing streak with a 97-90 overtime victory over Air Force on Wednesday afternoon in the first round of the Mountain [...]

Runnin’ Rebels snap losing streak to Aztecs, 88-78

Runnin’ Rebels snap losing streak to Aztecs, 88-78

It remains to be seen whether Saturday night’s 88-78 victory over San Diego State at the Thomas & Mack Center could be the highlight of a so-far disappointing Mountain West season for the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels. [...]

Little things add up to big loss for Runnin’ Rebels

Little things add up to big loss for Runnin’ Rebels

During his pregame radio show before Wednesday night’s game with New Mexico, UNLV coach Marvin Menzies predicted “the team that plays the hardest will win.” The well-rested Runnin’ Rebels, coming off a bye weekend, certainly played [...]

Mooring, McCoy lead Runnin’ Rebels past Illinois

Mooring, McCoy lead Runnin’ Rebels past Illinois

UNLV won just 11 games in the first season of the Marvin Menzies era. After grinding out an 89-82 foul-fest over Illinois on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Arena, there’s an excellent chance the Runnin’ [...]

Rebels improve to 2-0 with blowout of Prairie View A&M

Rebels improve to 2-0 with blowout of Prairie View A&M

Two games. Two blowout wins. Despite a miserable night at the free throw line and finishing with 18 turnovers, UNLV (2-0) still cruised past outmanned Prairie View A&M, 98-63, on Wednesday night at the Thomas & [...]

Runnin’ Rebels leave Rattlers seeing double-double in opening win

Runnin’ Rebels leave Rattlers seeing double-double in opening win

Coming off a 11-21 season that was the worst in school history, the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels no doubt could use a little confidence boost to start the 2017-18 campaign. Enter Florida A&M. The Rattlers, coming off [...]

Newcomers sparkle in Runnin’ Rebels exhibition win

Newcomers sparkle in Runnin’ Rebels exhibition win

The much-anticipated debut of McDonald’s All-American Brandon McCoy was put on hold for another week because of a sore ankle but newcomers were still the story of the night for UNLV during Friday night’s 97-73 exhibition [...]

Menzies eases pain with a recruiting six-pack

Menzies eases pain with a recruiting six-pack

After suffering through a painful 11-21 season that would have driven many head coaches to drink, UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies and his staff popped open a recruiting six-pack that ranks among the nation’s best classes. [...]

Poyser, Morgan, Baxter all transferring from UNLV

Poyser, Morgan, Baxter all transferring from UNLV

The fallout from the worst season in UNLV basketball history continued Wednesday when the school announced that guards Jalen Poyser and Zion Morgan and forward Troy Baxter Jr. all would be transferring. “While these decisions are [...]

MW Tourney: Runnin’ Rebels blow 21-point lead in OT loss to Aztecs

MW Tourney: Runnin’ Rebels blow 21-point lead in OT loss to Aztecs

During his postgame press conference after Wednesday night’s 62-52 overtime loss to San Diego State in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center, UNLV coach Marvin Menzies was surprisingly upbeat. [...]