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WATCH: UNLV Men's Basketball Message

The Runnin' Rebels have a message for their fans in advance of their game vs. Nevada, Reno on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center
Via UNLV Rebels Athletics
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego State holds off UNLV for a 77-64 Victory

Aztecs push win streak to 10 over the Rebels When asked about the UNLV-SDSU rivalry Aztecs sophomore Jeremy Hemsley replied, “it’s just another game.” Excuse the young Hemsley for not knowing what San Diego State versus UNLV meant, since he’s been an Aztec his team has won by a margin of 19.25 points after today’s 13-point win. The victory was the tenth straight for San...
Via Mountain West Connection
4 days ago

2017 MGM Main Event lineup announced

Runnin’ Rebels one of four teams headlining the fourth-annual event in Las Vegas Earlier this week, FanRag Sports Network columnist Jon Rothstein reported that Utah, UNLV, Ole Miss, and Rice will headline the 2017 MGM Grand Main Event in Las Vegas. Similar to last years time frame, the fourth-annual MGM Main Event will take place from Nov. 20-22. Utah will play Ole Miss and UNLV...
Via Mountain West Connection
6 days ago

Brown's jumper with 13.5 to go lifts San Jose St. past UNLV

LAS VEGAS (AP) Terrell Brown scored the game-winner with 13.5 seconds left and San Jose State beat UNLV 76-74 on Saturday for its fourth straight win. Brown had the ball at the top of the arc and drove the lane before making a jump shot just in front of the net. UNLV's Jovan Mooring, who finished with 18 points, missed a jumper from inside the paint to end it. Jaycee Hillsman...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose State edges UNLV 76-74 for fourth straight win

The Spartans won four straight league games for the first time since February 1996. The San Jose State Spartans -- the UNLV Rebels at Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday.The Spartans were off to a great start, scoring seven straight points during the opening minutes of the game. Sophomore guard Jaycee Hillsman contributed with a three-pointer along with a dunk to get his team on...
Via Mountain West Connection
12 days ago

Fenner pours in career-high 37, Nevada routs UNLV 104-77

RENO, Nev. (AP) D.J. Fenner scored a career-high 37 points, Cameron Oliver added 25 and Jordan Caroline had a double-double and Nevada rolled to a 104-77 win over rival UNLV in front of a record crowd on Wednesday night. Fenner made 12 of 15 shots, including 5 of 6 3-pointers, and was 8 of 9 from the foul line to surpass his season average by almost 24 points. Caroline had 11...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada Basketball: Wolf Pack return home to face UNLV in Silver State Showdown

A week after a humbling loss to Utah State, the Wolf Pack return home to face their in-state rivals, the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels. The Nevada Wolf Pack (18-5, 7-3) return to action on Wednesday night as they host their rivals to the south the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels (10-14, 3-8). This will be the first of two meetings this season between the Silver State rivals and it is quite the change...
Via Mountain West Connection
15 days ago

UNLV could get new stadium without Raiders

There’s $300 million waiting on them. Once thought to be a sure thing, the NFL’s move into Las Vegas seems to be tearing apart at the seams. While Raiders owner Mark Davis and casino magnate Sheldon Adelson have decided that they can’t be friends right now, building a new stadium for the Oakland franchise in southern Nevada has been put on hold. Much of the Las Vegas public...
Via Mountain West Connection
16 days ago

Hunter hits 3 of 4 FTs in final 20 seconds, New Mexico wins

LAS VEGAS (AP) Elijah Brown made five 3-pointers and scored 29 points, Jordan Hunter hit 3 of 4 free throws in the final 20 seconds and New Mexico beat UNLV 80-77 on Wednesday night. Brown hit a 3-pointer with 42 seconds left for a 75-69 lead but Jovan Mooring answered with a deep 3. Brown was fouled in the backcourt and the 83.1 percent free-throw shooter made two for a 77-72...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UNLV Football Recruiting: Rebels land WR Drew Tejcham

‘Explosive’ they say. Well, UNLV Rebels head football coach Tony Sanchez got some good news last week. His contract was extended through 2021 after going 3-8 in 2015 and 4-7 last season. There’s also been some less than good news. Sanchez’s 2017 recruiting class is a little light. Last season, the Rebels had the number 3 class in the Mountain West Conference according to...
Via Mountain West Connection
22 days ago

UNLV Football Recruiting: Farrell Hester staying close to home

Sanchez gets a Gael. Tony Sanchez didn’t have to look far to find a defensive gem to add to his 2017 recruiting class. Sanchez returned to his old stomping grounds, and added 6’0” 235 lbs, inside linebacker Farrell Hester from Bishop Gorman High School. If you’re a Las Vegan you know this already, if you’re not, perhaps you don’t. Sanchez jumped from Bishop Gorman to...
Via Mountain West Connection
22 days ago

UNLV extends Tony Sanchez’s contract through 2021

The two side agreed to an extension that ensures the coach will be with the team at least until 2021 As reported on Saturday, coach Tony Sanchez and the UNLV Rebels have agreed to a three year contract extension. The coaches original contract, which was signed in 2014 when he was appointed the position, was set to expire after next season. Since becoming the Rebels head coach, the...
Via Mountain West Connection
25 days ago

Wyoming weathers UNLV comeback, hangs on to win 66-65

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) Louis Adams and Hayden Dalton scored 15 points apiece and Justin James hit the winner with 1:01 remaining as Wyoming nearly blew an 18-point halftime lead but held on to beat UNLV 66-65 on Wednesday night. Wyoming (14-7, 4-4 Mountain West) led 41-23 at the half and led 55-45 with 10:22 left. But UNLV progressively chipped away, finally tying it at 59 on a Jovan...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Wyoming looks to rebound against UNLV

After rolling through their non-conference schedule, UW has stalled The tables could be turned in this Mountain West rematch. The last time the Cowboys and Runnin’ Rebels played each other, UNLV took the game 81-75. Now with the Rebels coming to Laramie, Coach Allen Edwards and Co. hope to even the score. Wyoming currently owns a conference record of 3-4, tied with UNLV and SDSU...
Via Mountain West Connection
29 days ago

Mooring's 30 points lift UNLV past Air Force in 2OT, 87-85

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jovan Mooring nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime, then converted five free throw attempts in the final minute of the second extra period to lift UNLV to an 87-85 victory over Air Force in a Mountain West Conference thriller Saturday. Mooring hit a 3-pointer with 3-seconds left in the first overtime to give UNLV a 70-67 lead, but Jacob Van answered...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

San Diego State overcomes slow 2nd-half start, beats UNLV

LAS VEGAS (AP) Trey Kell scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half to help San Diego State beat UNLV 64-51 on Tuesday night. Kell finished 9 of 15 from the field. Dakarai Allen added 10 points for San Diego State (11-7, 3-3 Mountain West), which has won three straight. Jalen Poyser scored 11 points to lead UNLV (9-10, 2-4). Christian Jones, Jovan Mooring, and Uche Ofoegbu...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

UNLV Lacks Pitching Heading into 2017

UNLV Possibilities For Starting Lineup in 2017 Here’s the deal coach. You lose all your rotation from 2016 including your closer. What are you going to do about it? Yes, folks, that’s the big question for this coming season. As you can see below I had a little trouble penciling starters other than Bohall. Teachers and coaches don’t get paid enough. Read on. Bozar's Best...
Via Mountain West Connection
January 14, 2017

UNLV Rebels: A Year in Review

Looking back on the Rebels 2016 season 2016 was an up and down year for the UNLV Rebels. After only winning two games in 2015, prospects were not very high, but a promising incoming class of freshman receivers and the return of star Devonte Boyd provided fans with something to look forward to. After opening the season with a big win against Jackson State, things quickly went south...
Via Mountain West Connection
January 13, 2017

UNLV finishes on 10-2 run, takes down New Mexico 71-66

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) UNLV's Jovan Mooring scored 19 points and the Runnin' Rebels finished with a 10-2 run to beat New Mexico 71-66 on Tuesday night. Uche Ofoegbu added 14 points and eight rebounds for UNLV (9-9, 2-3 Mountain West). New Mexico's Dane Kuiper had a career-high 17 points and hit his first six shots. Elijah Brown added 14 points, but his baseline 3-pointer which...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Utah State, UNLV women's basketball teams get into brawl

Some chippy play had far-reaching consequences for the women’s basketball teams of Utah State and University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The teams fought on the court Saturday in Las Vegas in the third quarter of their game. What started as pushing and shoving between UNLV’s Katie Powell and Utah State’s Antonia Robinson escalated into a bench-clearing brawl. The Mountain West...
Via NESN.com
January 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Hutchison scores career-high 28, Boise State tops UNLV 77-59

LAS VEGAS (AP) Chandler Hutchison had a career-high 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Boise State beat UNLV 77-59 on Wednesday night. The Broncos (10-4, 3-0 Mountain West) opened with the first nine points, had a 22-point lead in the first half and led by no less than 17 after the break in winning their sixth straight. Hutchison made 12 of 19 from the field and 3 of 4...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

UNLV earns first conference win 81-75 over Wyoming

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jovan Mooring scored 17 points and had seven assists as UNLV fended off Wyoming to earn an 81-75 win on Saturday. Christian Jones added 15 points and 10 rebounds while Tyrell Green and Jalen Poyser each had 14 points for the Rebels (8-7, 1-1 Mountain West). UNLV was outshot by Wyoming, 45 percent to 39.1 percent, but held a 24-16 advantage at the free-throw line...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Green hits 4 3s, scores 23 as UNLV beats S Illinois 68-61

LAS VEGAS (AP) Tyrell Green made 9 of 13 shots and scored a career-high tying 23 points, including a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 1:09 to play, and UNLV scored the final seven points in its 68-61 win over Southern Illinois on Monday night. Kris Clyburn added 11 points and seven boards and Jalen Poyser scored 10. Jovan Mooring had a career-high six rebounds, tied a career best with...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 22 Oregon downs UNLV 83-63 in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Dillon Brooks had 20 points, including 16 in the second half, and the No. 22 Oregon Ducks extended their winning streak to eight games with an 83-63 victory over UNLV on Saturday night at Portland's Moda Center. Tyler Dorsey added 18 points while Jordan Bell had 16 points and 12 rebounds for Oregon (10-2), which led by 23 points in the second half. The Ducks...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2016  |  Discuss

UNLV dumps Incarnate Word 92-64 behind Green's double-double

LAS VEGAS (AP) Tyrell Green scored 21 points and had 10 rebounds, Jovan Mooring added 17 points and UNLV snapped a two-game skid, beating Incarnate Word 92-64 on Wednesday night. Shawn Johnson's layup brought Incarnate Word to within 41-35 with 17:12 to play before the Rebels proceeded to outscore the Cardinals 32-17 over the next 10 minutes to build a 21-point lead. Kris Clyburn...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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