The Latest Stories For 'Tag Archives: 'UNLV basketball''

Round 3: Rebels advance to face Wolf Pack

Round 3: Rebels advance to face Wolf Pack

One down, three to go. UNLV, despite blowing a 13-point second half lead, snapped it’s five-game losing streak with a 97-90 overtime victory over Air Force on Wednesday afternoon in the first round of the Mountain [...]

Rebels get by Spartans to end first half with winning mark

Rebels get by Spartans to end first half with winning mark

UNLV found a way to grind out a 76-67 victory over San Jose State on Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center. On the surface, not a big deal. The Spartans are winless (0-10) in [...]

Runnin’ Rebels snap losing streak to Aztecs, 88-78

Runnin’ Rebels snap losing streak to Aztecs, 88-78

It remains to be seen whether Saturday night’s 88-78 victory over San Diego State at the Thomas & Mack Center could be the highlight of a so-far disappointing Mountain West season for the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels. [...]

Little things add up to big loss for Runnin’ Rebels

Little things add up to big loss for Runnin’ Rebels

During his pregame radio show before Wednesday night’s game with New Mexico, UNLV coach Marvin Menzies predicted “the team that plays the hardest will win.” The well-rested Runnin’ Rebels, coming off a bye weekend, certainly played [...]

Mooring, McCoy lead Runnin’ Rebels past Illinois

Mooring, McCoy lead Runnin’ Rebels past Illinois

UNLV won just 11 games in the first season of the Marvin Menzies era. After grinding out an 89-82 foul-fest over Illinois on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Arena, there’s an excellent chance the Runnin’ [...]

Overtime doesn’t pay off again for Runnin’ Rebels

Overtime doesn’t pay off again for Runnin’ Rebels

UNLV forward Shakur Juiston was asked his feelings after the Runnin’ Rebels took Arizona, a team many prognosticators predicted would go to the Final Four, to overtime before losing 91-88 Saturday night at a raucous Thomas [...]

Runnin’ Rebels pull away to improve to 6-0

Runnin’ Rebels pull away to improve to 6-0

UNLV enters the biggest week of its young season with a perfect 6-0 record after defeating Southern Utah, 101-82, on Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center. It wasn’t easy. The Thunderbirds (2-3), 24-point underdogs [...]

Runnin’ Rebels leave Rattlers seeing double-double in opening win

Runnin’ Rebels leave Rattlers seeing double-double in opening win

Coming off a 11-21 season that was the worst in school history, the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels no doubt could use a little confidence boost to start the 2017-18 campaign. Enter Florida A&M. The Rattlers, coming off [...]

Newcomers sparkle in Runnin’ Rebels exhibition win

Newcomers sparkle in Runnin’ Rebels exhibition win

The much-anticipated debut of McDonald’s All-American Brandon McCoy was put on hold for another week because of a sore ankle but newcomers were still the story of the night for UNLV during Friday night’s 97-73 exhibition [...]

Menzies eases pain with a recruiting six-pack

Menzies eases pain with a recruiting six-pack

After suffering through a painful 11-21 season that would have driven many head coaches to drink, UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies and his staff popped open a recruiting six-pack that ranks among the nation’s best classes. [...]