Dwayne Polee II scored 18 points off the bench as the Aztecs held off a late rally to defeat the Runnin' Rebels in the semifinals of the Mountain West Conference tournament in Las Vegas.
Xavier Thames collected 17 points and six assists for top-seeded San Diego State (29-3), which will play New Mexico in Sunday’s title game. The Aztecs shot just 36.4 percent from the floor...
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.
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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, […]
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...
San Diego State has a difficult road trip to UNLV before the season-ending showdown with New Mexico, but the Aztecs won't have to deal with one of the Runnin' Rebels' best players.
UNLV junior forward Roscoe Smith will miss Wednesday's game with a concussion, the school announced Sunday night.
“Roscoe was evaluated today and was determined to have a concussion...
Rashad Vaughn is a 6′-5″, 203 pound shooting guard with a 6′-6″ wingspan. He played high school basketball his senior year at Findlay Prep (NV), and at Robbinsdale Cooper (MN) prior to that. Vaughn verbally committed to the UNLV Rebels. Vaughn is arguably the most well-rounded and complete shooting guard in the nation. While he has ...
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...
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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 ...
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 […]
Roscoe Smith notched his 14th double-double, tied for the most in the nation, and UNLV rolled over San Jose State 70-46 on Wednesday night.
Smith, the nation's leading rebounder coming into the game with 12.2 per game, had 15 boards and 12 points in the victory over the Spartans. Deville Smith and Bryce Dejean-Jones scored 13 points each for the Runnin' Rebels (14-7, 5-3...
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January 30, 2014
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.
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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.
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Deville Smith scored 21 points and dished out five assists as UNLV beat Santa Clara 92-71 in the Las Vegas Classic Sunday night.
A pair of free throws by Evan Roquemore pulled Santa Clara within six, 62-56, with 12:31 to play but UNLV (7-4) rattled off 14 of the next 17 points and the Broncos never challenged again.
Smith, who had scored 36 points all season coming into the game...
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December 23, 2013
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...
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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...