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Sanchez agrees to contract extension through 2021

Sanchez agrees to contract extension through 2021

UNLV announced Friday that the school has agreed “in principle” to a three-year contract extension for head football coach Tony Sanchez. Sanchez, who left Bishop Gorman High School after directing the Gaels to the first of [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Beard leaves UNLV for Texas Tech

BREAKING NEWS: Beard leaves UNLV for Texas Tech

One week after officially being confirmed as the 12th full-time head coach in UNLV basketball history, Chris Beard has departed to become the new head coach at Texas Tech. According to various media reports, Beard has [...]

Chris Beard named Runnin’ Rebels coach

Chris Beard named Runnin’ Rebels coach

After a search that spanned nearly three months, UNLV finally named its new head basketball coach on Monday. Nope, it’s not Rick Pitino, Mike Brown, Stacey Augmon, Steve Lavin, Mick Cronin, Randy Bennett or Marvin Menzies, [...]

Little Rock’s Beard offered Runnin’ Rebel job

Little Rock’s Beard offered Runnin’ Rebel job

Barring a last-minute breakdown in contract negotiations, it appears UNLV finally will name a head basketball coach on Monday. Nope, it’s not Rick Pitino, Mike Brown, Stacey Augmon, Steve Lavin, Mick Cronin, Randy Bennett or Marvin [...]

Cincinnati’s Cronin turns down UNLV offer

Cincinnati’s Cronin turns down UNLV offer

UNLV’s well-publicized courtship of University of Cincinnati basketball coach Mick Cronin came to a disappointing but not that all surprising end Friday morning when it was announced that Cronin had turned down the Runnin’ Rebels’ head [...]

Rebels run out of gas against Fresno State, 95-82

Rebels run out of gas against Fresno State, 95-82

The fat lady was singing loud and clear after UNLV’s 95-82 loss to Fresno State on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center. And the background arrangement [...]

VIDEO: Kunzer-Murphy discusses coaching change

VIDEO: Kunzer-Murphy discusses coaching change

UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy sat down with the media on Sunday night and discussed the circumstances surrounding the resignation of head basketball coach Dave Rice. Kunzer-Murphy said it was likely that school would hold a [...]

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, [...]

Breaking News: UNLV fires Dave Rice

Breaking News: UNLV fires Dave Rice

UNLV announced Sunday night that head basketball coach Dave Rice had been fired and that assistant coach Todd Simon, who coached Findlay Prep to a mythical national prep championship, would replace him on an interim basis. [...]

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 [...]