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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. [...]

Poyser, Morgan, Baxter all transferring from UNLV

Poyser, Morgan, Baxter all transferring from UNLV

The fallout from the worst season in UNLV basketball history continued Wednesday when the school announced that guards Jalen Poyser and Zion Morgan and forward Troy Baxter Jr. all would be transferring. “While these decisions are [...]

MW Tourney: Runnin’ Rebels blow 21-point lead in OT loss to Aztecs

MW Tourney: Runnin’ Rebels blow 21-point lead in OT loss to Aztecs

During his postgame press conference after Wednesday night’s 62-52 overtime loss to San Diego State in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center, UNLV coach Marvin Menzies was surprisingly upbeat. [...]

MW Tourney: Runnin’ Rebels embrace underdog role

MW Tourney: Runnin’ Rebels embrace underdog role

With a last place finish and the worst regular season in school history in the books, the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels begin Mountain West Conference Tournament play on Wednesday afternoon with a first round meeting against old [...]

Last place Rebels draw San Diego State in tourney opener

Last place Rebels draw San Diego State in tourney opener

UNLV concluded the worst regular season in school history with a 72-59 loss at Fresno State on Saturday afternoon. The loss meant the Runnin’ Rebels (11-20, 4-14), who tied Air Force (11-20, 4-14) for the basement [...]