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Sweet revenge: Rebels roll past Rams, 87-80

Sweet revenge: Rebels roll past Rams, 87-80

In a season that has included more than its share of frustrating losses, none could top UNLV’s 66-65 setback at Colorado State on Jan. 6. Forward Ben Carter broke down and sobbed on a bench immediately [...]

Mission accomplished: 3-0 Rebels head to Maui

Mission accomplished: 3-0 Rebels head to Maui

Week One of UNLV’s schedule is in the books and head coach Dave Rice couldn’t be happier. Guard Patrick McCaw scored a career-high 24 points and freshman forward Derrick Jones added 19 points — including some [...]

Runnin’ Rebels go on 47-4 run in 107-45 victory

Runnin’ Rebels go on 47-4 run in 107-45 victory

For about nine minutes Monday night, UNLV’s game with New Mexico Highlands was beginning to look eerily familiar to some other head-scratching contests against Division II opponents in recent years. The Runnin’ Rebels missed their first [...]

Runnin’ Rebels edge Cal Poly in opener, 74-72

Runnin’ Rebels edge Cal Poly in opener, 74-72

It took exactly 18 seconds for highly touted freshman forward Stephen Zimmerman to score his first official college basket for UNLV on Friday night, a silky 18-foot baseline jumper. It took all 40 minutes, though, for [...]

Sloppy Rebels thump Whittier College, 94-57

Sloppy Rebels thump Whittier College, 94-57

UNLV coach Dave Rice apologized for being late to his post-game press conference following Friday night’s 94-57 exhibition victory over Division III Whittier College. The Runnin Rebels coach wasn’t very happy with the way his team, [...]

Rebels ready to run, press in exhibition vs. Whittier College

Rebels ready to run, press in exhibition vs. Whittier College

Stephen Zimmerman was a frequent visitor to the Thomas & Mack Center to watch UNLV basketball games while earning McDonald’s All-American honors at Bishop Gorman High School. But tonight the 7-foot freshman forward gets to experience [...]

Jones takes flight at Runnin’ Rebel Madness

Jones takes flight at Runnin’ Rebel Madness

Derrick Jones, hampered by a sprained ankle for the past 10 days, had to talk his way into Thursday night’s dunk contest at the inaugural Runnin’ Rebel Madness. The 2,000 or so UNLV fans that crammed [...]

Dunk, 3-point contests highlight Runnin’ Rebel Madness

Dunk, 3-point contests highlight Runnin’ Rebel Madness

UNLV opens its 2015-16 basketball season with an exhibition against Whittier College in just 15 days. But Runnin’ Rebel fans who can’t wait until then to see head coach Dave Rice’s latest group of stars can [...]

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 [...]

Top 2018 prospect Gordon eyeing UNLV

Top 2018 prospect Gordon eyeing UNLV

UNLV on Saturday became the latest team to join what figures to be a very long list of schools to offer 2018 big man Carte’Are Gordon of St. John Vianney High School in St. Louis, Mo. [...]