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Shorthanded Lobos hand Rebels third straight loss

Shorthanded Lobos hand Rebels third straight loss

New Mexico limped into the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday night without the services of two of its top three scorers, senior forward Tim Williams and sophomore swingman Dane Kuiper. But the Lobos still had [...]

Rebels’ loss to Lobos is an inside job

Rebels’ loss to Lobos is an inside job

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – It didn’t take long for UNLV to find out just how much they’ll miss injured forward Ben Carter the rest of the season. In the first game since the 6-foot-9 junior forward went [...]

Carter’s season comes to end with torn ACL

Carter’s season comes to end with torn ACL

A smart, tough, hard-nosed player known for making key plays in crunch time, Ben Carter developed a reputation as being UNLV’s “glue guy.” Now the question is will an already bumpy season for the Runnin’ Rebels [...]

Rebels get back on track in Simon’s debut

Rebels get back on track in Simon’s debut

Now that’s more like it. UNLV played like the team many expected to contend for a Mountain West championship heading into the season in interim Todd Simon’s head coaching debut on Tuesday night, building a 22-point [...]

McCaw leads hot-shooting Rebels past Lobos

McCaw leads hot-shooting Rebels past Lobos

ALBUQUERQUE – Freshman guard Patrick McCaw scored a career-high 22 points, including 4-of-8 3-pointers, to help lead UNLV to its second road win of the year, 76-68, over New Mexico on Saturday afternoon at WisePies Arena. [...]

Losses, frustration continue to mount for Rebels

Losses, frustration continue to mount for Rebels

Another day, another disappointing ending for UNLV’s basketball team. The Runnin’ Rebels once again found themselves in position to win an important Mountain West basketball game on Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center. But [...]

No storybook ending for Rebels, 31-28

No storybook ending for Rebels, 31-28

One second remained on the clock when UNLV trotted out walk-on Brian McIntyre to attempt a game-tying 55-yard field goal against New Mexico on Saturday afternoon at Sam Boyd Stadium. Who? That was the question going [...]

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 [...]

2014 Mountain West Tournament: Lobos three-peat

2014 Mountain West Tournament: Lobos three-peat

The New Mexico Lobos got some sweet revenge and made history at the same time Saturday afternoon at the Thomas & Mack Center. The 20th-ranked Lobos, who blew a 16-point lead in the final 12 minutes [...]

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. [...]