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Desert Reign showcases Rebels, local hoop products

Desert Reign showcases Rebels, local hoop products

BY BARRY WONG MyLVsports.com Imagine this: former UNLV Runnin’ Rebel Anthony Marshall leads a fast break and finds incoming Rebel Ben Carter for a bucket. On the other end, top prep prospect and Bishop Gorman star [...]

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 [...]

Leaving Las Vegas: Birch declares for NBA Draft

Leaving Las Vegas: Birch declares for NBA Draft

UNLV forward Khem Birch, a two-time Mountain West Conference Defensive Player of the Year, announced on Twitter on Thursday afternoon that he has decided to bypass his senior season with the Rebels and apply for the [...]

Roscoe Smith declares for NBA Draft

Roscoe Smith declares for NBA Draft

UNLV junior forward Roscoe Smith intends to hire an agent and declare for the 2014 NBA Draft, head coach Dave Rice announced on Friday. Smith, who will forgo his senior year of eligibility, led the Mountain [...]

Photo Gallery: UNLV vs San Diego State

Photo Gallery: UNLV vs San Diego State

By Barry Wong MyLVsports.com Regular season Mountain West Conference champion San Diego State built a 15-point lead early in the second half and then held off a late UNLV rally to eliminate the Runnin’ Rebels from [...]

Aztecs deliver knockout blow to Rebels

Aztecs deliver knockout blow to Rebels

When it was all said and done, UNLV’s stay in the 2014 Mountain West tournament ended just about as one would expect. The Rebels showed signs of being a really good basketball team, hanging with No. [...]

Rebels hold off Wyoming, earn rematch with Aztecs

Rebels hold off Wyoming, earn rematch with Aztecs

Will the third time be the charm? UNLV earned a rematch with regular season Mountain West champion San Diego State in Friday night’s Mountain West tournament semifinals by holding off a late Wyoming comeback and garnering [...]

Birch repeats as Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year

Birch repeats as Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year

UNLV forward Khem Birch, who tied a league record with 69 blocks in conference play, was named the Mountain West Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season today. The 6-foot-9 junior from [...]

Rebels get Wyoming, clean slate in Mountain West Tourney

Rebels get Wyoming, clean slate in Mountain West Tourney

RENO – They blew a 17-point second half lead in a span of about nine minutes. They got swept by their in-state rival for the first time 1995. They lost for the fourth time in their [...]

Dejean-Jones suspended for regular-season finale

Dejean-Jones suspended for regular-season finale

UNLV will be without its leading scorer and rebounder for Saturday’s regular-season finale at Nevada. Guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was suspended by head coach Dave Rice on Thursday afternoon for all basketball-related activities through Saturday for what [...]