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VIDEO: ‘Team guy’ Rice talks about stepping down

VIDEO: ‘Team guy’ Rice talks about stepping down

Shortly after coming to what he called a mutual agreement with UNLV Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy to step down as head coach on Sunday, Dave Rice took time to discuss the decision with local media. Rice, [...]

Zimmerman named Preseason MW Freshman of Year

Zimmerman named Preseason MW Freshman of Year

UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman, who helped lead Bishop Gorman to four consecutive Nevada state basketball titles, was named the Mountain West Conference’s Preseason Freshman of the Year today by a panel of media members at the [...]

Elation and heartbreak for Rebels in NBA Draft

Elation and heartbreak for Rebels in NBA Draft

Rashad Vaughn and Chris Wood both were projected as potential first round picks in many NBA mock drafts. But only one of UNLV’s talented duo heard his name called on Thursday night at Barclays Center in [...]

Stephen Zimmerman picks UNLV

Stephen Zimmerman picks UNLV

UNLV coach Dave Rice landed a commitment from another McDonald’s All-American on Thursday night when Bishop Gorman center Stephen Zimmerman tweeted his choice for the Runnin’ Rebels. The 7-foot Zimmerman, who helped lead the Gaels to [...]

Rashad Vaughn announces he’s entering NBA Draft

Rashad Vaughn announces he’s entering NBA Draft

UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn ended weeks of speculation about his future on Wednesday morning when he announced that he would enter the 2015 NBA Draft. The 6-foot-5 Vaughn was voted the Mountain West Conference’s Freshman of [...]

McCaw does it all for Rebels in win over Wyoming

McCaw does it all for Rebels in win over Wyoming

He wasn’t a McDonald’s All-American like teammates Rashad Vaughn and Jelan Kendrick. He isn’t a probable first round NBA Draft pick in June like Christian Wood. But you could make a pretty valid argument these days [...]

Rebels inch closer toward early MW Tourney start

Rebels inch closer toward early MW Tourney start

UNLV took another step closer to starting Mountain West Tournament play a day earlier than expected with another narrow loss Saturday afternoon at Air Force. Despite a career-high 31 points, nine rebounds and five blocks by [...]

Rashad Vaughn to undergo knee surgery

Rashad Vaughn to undergo knee surgery

One day after mourning the loss of coaching icon Jerry Tarkanian, UNLV’s basketball program was rocked by another piece of bad news. Guard Rashad Vaughn, the team’s leading scorer and top offensive threat, tore meniscus in [...]

Wood puts the lumber to Bulldogs, 73-61

Wood puts the lumber to Bulldogs, 73-61

UNLV sophomore forward Christian Wood has been a hot topic on social media and sports radio talk shows this season. Some have questioned the intensity of the physically-gifted 6-foot-11, 220-pound forward. Others wondered about his toughness. [...]

Walker provides spark in win over Air Force

Walker provides spark in win over Air Force

On a night when Christian Wood registered his 12th double-double of the season, senior Jelan Kendrick played perhaps his best game in a UNLV uniform and freshman Patrick McCaw had another sparkling performance, Runnin’ Rebel coach [...]