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Thomas garners all-MWC honors; Rebels picked third in West

Thomas garners all-MWC honors; Rebels picked third in West

Senior running back Lexington Thomas, who needs 1,250 yards to become UNLV’s all-time rusher leader, was the lone Rebel picked the 25-man 2018 preseason All-Mountain West Team announced Tuesday morning at the league’s annual Media Summit [...]

Rebels get by Spartans to end first half with winning mark

Rebels get by Spartans to end first half with winning mark

UNLV found a way to grind out a 76-67 victory over San Jose State on Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center. On the surface, not a big deal. The Spartans are winless (0-10) in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Rebels streak past San Jose State, 41-13

Rebels streak past San Jose State, 41-13

UNLV scored touchdowns on five of its first six possessions in the first half to build a 35-13 halftime lead and cruised to a 41-13 victory over San Jose State in its Mountain West opener on [...]

Thrice as nice: Rebels win third straight

Thrice as nice: Rebels win third straight

Three games. Three impressive wins. It’s fair to say the Todd Simon era as UNLV (interim) head coach is off to a nice start. The Runnin’ Rebels, who were battling San Jose State for last place [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Boise State rolls up 705 yards in 55-27 win over Rebels

Boise State rolls up 705 yards in 55-27 win over Rebels

Senior quarterback Blake Decker returned to UNLV’s starting lineup from a shoulder injury Saturday for the first time since the team’s big Fremont Cannon win at UNR on Oct. 3 and threw for 357 yards. But [...]