UNLV RUMORS & GOSSIP

UNLV ineligible for postseason play in 2014

LAS VEGAS (AP) The UNLV Rebels will not be eligible for the Mountain West championship game or a bowl berth in 2014 after failing to reach the minimum Academic Progress Rate score.
Via FOXSports.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Roscoe Smith to leave UNLV and enter name in NBA Draft

You remember Roscoe Smith, he was a starter as a freshman on the 2011 UConn national championship team. If you’re wondering what happened to him since, he played another season for the Huskies then transferred out to UNLV, where this past season he averaged 11.1 points and 10.9 assists a game for the Running Rebels (and he gets to watch his old team in the Final Four). Now he...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UNLV Forward Roscoe Smith To Enter NBA Draft

Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports is reporting that UNLV forward Roscoe Smith will enter the NBA Draft. UNLV forward Roscoe Smith is declaring for the NBA draft. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) April 4, 2014 The 6-8 junior from Baltimore played at UConn for two seasons before transferring to UNLV two years ago.  After sitting out a year because of transfer rules he averaged 11 points...
Via Thacover2
11 days ago  |  Discuss

McDonald's: Rashad Vaughn

CHICAGO - Rashad Vaughn has been one of the best players in practice at the McDonald's All-American Game, which is good news for the UNLV Rebels next season.
Via scouthoops.scout.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

UNLV's leading scorer Dejean-Jones dismissed from team

Time for the reboot to begin. There will be no more basketball for UNLV this season after the Rebels were bypassed Sunday by the 32-team National Invitation Tournament and the team opted not to accept a bid to either the College Basketball Invitational or the Collegeinsider.com Tournament. It will be the first time since 2006 that UNLV did not play beyond its conference tournament...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Wyoming’s Josh Adams posterizes UNLV’s Khem Birch

Wyoming’s Josh threw down this powerful two-handed flush over UNLV’s Khem Birch during Thursday’s Mountain West tournament game. The 6-foot-2 guard finished with 24 points on the night, no two prettier than this dunk in the first half. UNLV got the better of Wyoming in the end, winning 71-67. Video below: The post Wyoming’s Josh Adams posterizes UNLV’s Khem Birch appeared...
Via Diehardsport
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wyoming G Josh Adams with sick dunk on Khem Birch (Video)

Wyoming sophomore guard Josh Adams had himself a game on Thursday against UNLV in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament. Adams scored 18 points in the first 15 minutes of the game, including a spectacular double-clutch dunk around UNLV big man Khem Birch. Birch is one of the best shot-blockers in college basketball, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UNLV's Dejean-Jones, Smith expected to play vs. Wyoming

UNLV will get both Bryce Dejean-Jones and Roscoe Smith back for Thursday's Mountain West tournament quarterfinal game vs. Wyoming, Dave Rice said Tuesday. Dejean-Jones missed the Runnin' Rebels last game at Nevada due to suspension while Smith was sidelined for the past two games because of a concussion. The 6-foot-5 Dejean-Jones leads UNLV in scoring at 13.4 points while...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

After review, Boise St nips UNLV in overtime 91-90

UNLV point guard Deville Smith's game-winning shot was waived off after two video reviews, and Boise State took down the Runnin' Rebels 91-90 on Saturday night in overtime. Smith raced up the floor after Derrick Marks had scored with 3.4 seconds left and got off a shot that swished. Both teams stood anxiously awaiting the review on a shot that was ruled good. After reviewing...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Recruiting Update – Mountain West

1. UNLV Rebels Goodluck Okonoboh | 6′-9″ | C | Wilbraham & Monson (MA)| Dwayne Morgan | 6′-7″ | SF | St. Frances (MD)| Rashad Vaughn | 6′-5″ | SG | Findlay Prep (NV)| With three top-25 players, the UNLV Rebels scored a tremendous recruiting class that could push the team from good to great during the 2014-2015 ...
Via Hoopniks
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting class analysis: UNLV’s three standouts

The UNLV Rebels all but assured themselves of a top-5 recruiting class this week, when standout shooting guard Rashad Vaughn, a Minnesota-native at Findlay Prep (NV) announced on CBS Sports Network that he picked UNLV over the Iowa State Cyclones. Vaughn is arguably the top shooting guard prospect nationally, and is the third top-25 prospect in […]
Via Hoopniks
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UNLV Rebels vs. North Texas Mean Green: Betting Odds, Point Spread and tv info

On New Years Day the UNLV Rebels and North Texas Mean Green will face off against one another in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. UNLV (7-5) and North Texas (8-4) each want to claim the Heart of Dallas Bowl win. Coverage of the Heart of Dallas Bowl between UNLV and North Texas will air on ESPNU beginning at 12:00 pm ET from the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, TX. The Odds: The North Texas Mean Green...
Via Tireball.com
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Savon Goodman leaving UNLV basketball program

After a tumultuous off-season which included a season long suspension, UNLV forward Savon Goodman has decided to leave the UNLV basketball program. Goodman was suspended for his involvement in a May burglary in which he stole Nike sneakers, $500 cash and almost $900 worth of video games from a friend's apartment. UNLV coach Dave Rice said that Goodman would remain a part...
Via Just Sports And Just Us
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona expects physical battle in road clash at UNLV

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona gets a step up in class on Saturday when it faces Nevada-Las Vegas at Sam Boyd Stadium. The quality of the step-up is to be determined. Alhough the Rebels have won just six games in three-plus seasons, they are an opponent the Wildcats can't overlook. Just this week, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez had to strongly scold his team for its effort in practice...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Inside the boxscore: UNLV 81, Dixie State 80

1. Division II Dixie State was able to force an overtime game with top-25 UNLV. Yes, this was only an exhibition, but it's still a red flag (albeit, a minor one). Dixie State isn't among the Division II top-25 (they're deep in the "also receiving votes" category) but that will change if they play like they did down the stretch in Vegas. UNLV can chalk this up...
Via Run the Floor
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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