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UNLV football: Tony Sanchez recaps loss to Idaho; Looks forward to Fresno State

Tony Sanchez talks about the disappointing loss to Idaho; looks forward to taking the field against Fresno State. In his weekly press conference, coach Tony Sanchez started by discussing the team's loss to Idaho last weekend, noting that it was disappointing but the team has to move on and get ready for Fresno State. When asked what his message was to the team as they progress towards...
Via Mountain West Connection
4 hours ago

UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez announces quarterback change

Johnny Stanton expected to be out 3-4 weeks. Three days removed from an embarrassing 33-30 home loss to the Idaho Vandals after which UNLV Rebels (1-3) head coach Tony Sanchez stated he “very, very, very briefly” considered a mid-game change at quarterback, the decision is being made for him. UNLV FB coach Tony Sanchez announces QB Johnny Stanton (knee) out 3-4 weeks. Red...
Via Mountain West Connection
5 hours ago

Vegas Hockey Podcast: Atlantic Division, UNLV and World Cup

The Latest From the THW Podcast Channel In the latest episode of the Vegas Hockey Podcast hosts Mark Warner and Chris Lizza preview the Atlantic Division. The duo is joined by Dana Lane, the play by play man for the NCAA UNLV Rebels, and The Hockey Writers’ own Andrew Forbes to break down the Atlantic Division as well as discuss UNLV hockey and the World Cup of Hockey. Intro...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

WATCH: Reb Zone Sports Show - Sept. 25, 2016

Fox 5's Kevin Bolinger sits down with UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez to recap the Rebels 33-30 overtime loss to Idaho and preview their game against Fresno State. We do not own the rights to the music in this video.
Via UNLV Rebels Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tony Sanchez ‘pissed,’ addresses quarterback change

UNLV’s loss on Saturday was an ugly one. Any momentum the UNLV Rebels (1-3) football program had scrapped together 15 games into the Tony Sanchez era seemed to disappear into the Nevada desert on Saturday night. This weekend at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, the Rebels turned in a sloppy performance against an Idaho Vandals team that entered the game as more than two touchdown...
Via Mountain West Connection
1 day ago

UNLV vs. Idaho recap: Rebels lose to Vandals in overtime

UNLV needed this win if they were to get in the neighborhood of bowl eligibility. At 1-2, the Rebels were looking to even up their record before beginning conference play next week. With their first home game in two weeks, the Rebels looked to be the favorites but Idaho had other plans. Taking control of the game early, Idaho held the lead for most of the way until late in the fourth...
Via Mountain West Connection
2 days ago

WATCH: Meet Your Runnin’ Rebels - Zion Morgan

The fifth in a series of videos introducing the 2016-17 UNLV men’s basketball student-athletes
Via UNLV Rebels Athletics
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UNLV Athletics receives largest donation ever

Thank you Fertittas. Thank you Coach Sanchez. Tuesday was a huge day for the UNLV Rebels. The athletic department received the largest single donation to its sports programs in school history. Largest Gift @UNLVAthletics History Announced https://t.co/Nj32AAeF4D @UNLVFootball #UNLVFB https://t.co/CHKp8zn1rB pic.twitter.com/9T6UQPswBb— UNLV Athletics (@UNLVathletics) September...
Via Mountain West Connection
14 days ago

Boyd scores 3 TDs, UNLV beats FCS-level Jackson State 63-13

LAS VEGAS (AP) Johnny Stanton was 10 of 12 for 217 yards and he threw three touchdown passes to Devonte Boyd to help UNLV beat FCS-level Jackson State 63-13 on Thursday night. It was the Rebels' first season-opening victory since 2009 when they beat Sacramento State. On the third play from scrimmage, Boyd caught a pass over the middle and raced for a 56-yard touchdown. After...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Intensity in UNLV’s locker room is incredible

To say that the UNLV Rebels haven’t had a lot of success on the gridiron would be an understatement as they have only been to a bowl game four times in their 47-year history. However, they are looking to turn things around this year and they know it starts in the weight room. In just his second season as a college football coach, Tony Sanchez is looking to lead the Rebels to success...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

UNLV regents to discuss Marvin Menzies’ five-year contract

The UNLV Rebels were left high and dry when Chris Beard left his position as head coach for the same job at Texas Tech just one week after accepting the job in Vegas. However, the Rebels have been moving fast and already have identified a replacement. UNLV offered a five-year, $3.7 million contract to Marvin Menzies. Under the terms of his new contract, Menzies would be set to...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Randy Bennett reportedly turned down offer from UNLV

Saint Mary’s head basketball coach Randy Bennett apparently was pursued by UNLV for their head coaching job, but he turned it down, according to a report. The Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Mark Anderson says UNLV offered Bennett the job for $1.5 million per season. According to source, Bennett at Saint Mary's turned down a $1.5 million offer to coach #UNLVmbb #RJnow — Mark...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player on the 90-91 UNLV Runnin' Rebels team

The 90-91 UNLV Runnin' Rebels team are considered one of the best NCAA male basketball teams. How many of the players can you name?
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: UNLV freshman Derrick Jones' dunk reel

By Dan Lyons Derrick Jones is months away from making his collegiate basketball debut for UNLV, but we feel pretty confident in saying that he will be one of the best dunkers in the sport next year. Jones, who chose the Runnin’ Rebels over offers from schools like Arizona, Connecticut, Kentucky and Syracuse, partnered with Team Flight Brothers to put together a short, but amazing...
Via College Spun
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

UNLV unveils Vegas-inspired field at Sam Boyd Stadium

The UNLV Rebels are completing a $1.2 million stadium upgrade at Sam Boyd Stadium and the money being invested has allowed the Las Vegas university to land a very impressive Vegas-themed field design for 2015. SB Nation was first to unveil the new design in an exclusive. The endzones will feature the iconic and always popular “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” signs, while the...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: UNLV signee jumps over four people to win contest

By Matt Hladik Saturday was the fifth annual Mary Kline Classic in West Orange, N.J. The event features some of the best high school basketball talent in the country, and it features a customary dunk contest. UNLV signee Derrick Jones was known as a ridiculous dunker before the event, but what he did in the evening’s dunk contest was downright unreal. Jones won the event by jumping...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

UNLV to build football stadium by the Strip?

Could the UNLV Rebels finally be getting a new stadium? If they do, it would appear that the university has some big plans that would help generate revenue throughout the year. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, UNLV is eyeing some ground that would allow them to move away from Sam Boyd Stadium after more than four decades. More specifically, UNLV is looking at purchasing...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

1990 UNLV team members got matching Tark tattoos

Last week we lost Jerry Tarkanian. This week, members of the 1990 UNLV Rebels team honored him by getting matching tattoos…. This is how we remember Coach Tark pic.twitter.com/y3UESuDDcH — Larry Johnson (@TheRealLJ2) February 18, 2015 Anderson hunt. MVP pic.twitter.com/TGaJkKEq5v — realstaceyaugmon (@staceyaugmon) February 18, 2015 RIP COACH TARK pic.twitter.com/QyetgoAQFy...
Via The Student Section
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: UNLV players get matching Tark tribute tattoos

By Matt Lombardi The 1990 UNLV basketball team, which defeated Duke by 30 points in the NCAA title game to win its only national championship, was one of the most tightly-knit squads in the sport’s history. And while 25 years may have passed since the team accomplished the feat, it’s clear that they’re still as close as ever. Last week former Runnin’ Rebels head coach Jerry...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Legendary college hoops coach Jerry Tarkanian dies at 84

Sad news out of Las Vegas this morning, as legendary college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has passed away at age 84. Tarkanian had been in the hospital battling a respiratory ailment and an infection.  USCFootball.com’s Josh Webb was the first to report the news. Sad news here. I’ve just been informed that CBB and Fresno State legend Jerry Tarkanian has passed away....
Via College Spun
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Guy pops beach ball at football game, applauds himself

During last weekend's football opener between Arizona and UNLV, one Wildcats fan got a little tired of the crowd having too much fun bouncing a beach ball around the stands. So when the colorful ball ended up in his direction, the grumpy man in khaki shorts ruined everybody's fun by stomping every last breath from its being before unceremoniously flinging the flattened plastic remains...
Via The Other Paper
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former UNLV forward Goodman signs with Sun Devils

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Former UNLV player Savon Goodman, a 6-foot-6, 215-pound forward, has signed a letter of intent with Arizona State. "Savon is extremely athletic, very versatile and can rebound," ASU head coach Herb Sendek said. "We love his athleticism, and he will fit in well with our other newcomers and our returners." Goodman played at UNLV in 2012-13 and averaged 3.6 and 2...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 21, 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

North Texas Mean Green unveil awesome helmet for Bowl Game

The North Texas Mean Green unveiled new helmets for the Heart of Dallas Bowl where they took on the UNLV Rebels.  The helmets looked great and so did the Mean Green while they stomped UNLV 36-14.  Teams have been doing a great job lately with their special equipment for bowl games. [@PhilHecken] The post North Texas Mean Green unveil awesome helmet for Bowl Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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