UNLV Men's Basketball

Mountain West unveils national TV schedule for upcoming basketball season

L.E. Baskow

UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (2) gets off a jump shot for 3 points over UNR guard Tyron Crisswell (2) during their Mountain West Basketball Championships game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March, 11, 2015.

Mountain West unveils national TV schedule for upcoming basketball season
Rebels quick hits: Rebels will appear on CBS Sports Network 10 times; five games moved from Wednesday to Tuesday to accomodate coverage
Fri, Aug 28, 2015 (noon)
At least 25 of UNLV’s games in the 2015-16 season will air or stream on a national service, it was announced today.
UNLV Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy answers questions from local TV crews at a media luncheon on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 at Ferraro's Italian Restaurant.
Small gains theme of Kunzer-Murphy’s state of the Rebels address
UNLV Athletics: Academic success, improved budget and uptick in football ticket sales also have AD feeling positive heading into 2015-16
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
UNLV Athletics finished the most recent annual budget with a surplus for the first time in years and the ongoing plans for an on-campus football practice facility remains the department’s top priority, according to Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy.
NBA forward Anthony Davis answers questions after USA Basketball practice on Tuesday, Aug. 11 in the Mendenhall Center. UNLV recently put up new signs and logos in Mendenhall, including the "Rebels" behind Davis.
New UNLV signage inside Mendenhall Center greets USA Basketball camp
Rebels basketball:
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
A lot of what happens in the Mendenhall Center, including this week’s USA Basketball minicamp, travels far beyond the building’s walls. Now the Rebels have made sure a piece of UNLV travels with it ...
St. John's forward Chris Obekpa (12) blocks a layup by Minnesota forward Maurice Walker in the second half of a game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. St. John's defeated Minnesota 70-61.
Obekpa, one of nation’s top shot blockers, transfers to UNLV
Rebels Quick Hits: The 6-foot-10 forward from St. John’s will sit out one season and then have one year of eligibility remaining
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
It’s perhaps not coincidental that St. John’s shot blocker Chris Obekpa, who’s famous in certain corners for his short shorts worn last season, announced his transfer ...
The UNLV basketball team head coach Dave Rice with others shouts direction to players during a scrimmage on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Tristan Clark, 2017 recruiting target for UNLV, transfers to Findlay Prep
Rebels Basketball:
Saturday, August 1, 2015
A week ago, class of 2017 forward Tristan Clark knew very little about the newest school to offer him a scholarship. Now he’s going to get an up-close view of life in Southern Nevada as ...
Foothill basketball players, from left, Jalen Shepard and Austin Starr Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.
Foothill High graduate will join UNLV as preferred walk-on
Rebels quick hits:
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Foothill High graduate Austin Starr will suit up at UNLV this season as a preferred walk-on, it was announced Monday.
UNLV coach Dave Rice and New Mexico coach Steve Alford talk before the start of their Mountain West Conference Tournament championship game Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV to face UCLA in opening game at November’s Maui Invitational
Rebels Quick Hits:
Monday, July 27, 2015
UNLV’s first game at the Maui Invitational will come against a recent Mountain West coaching foe, ESPN reported today. The official bracket for the Thanksgiving week tournament comes out ...
Andre Rafus (7) of Team Melo elevates for a dunk during the Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic at Eldorado High School on Thursday, July 23, 2015.
Class of ’17 forward could follow fellow Baltimore natives to UNLV
Rebels Basketball: Andre Rafus’ profile is growing, but he remembers it was the Rebels who first reached out to him
Monday, July 27, 2015
Being the first school to show interest and offer a prospect a scholarship doesn’t guarantee a program will sign that recruit. But it doesn’t hurt.
Charles O'Bannon Jr., of the Las Vegas Prospects, plays in the Bigfoot Hoops Las Vegas Classic at Desert Pines High School on Thursday, July 23, 2015.
UNLV targets are teammates in the summer, rivals come fall
Rebels basketball:
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Secondary market tickets to the 2012 Bishop Gorman vs. Findlay Prep game were going for more than $200. Every seat at the Cox Pavilion was filled, and occupying one of them was a young player from Arizona who fell in love with the Pilots and ...
Findlay Prep forward Justin Jackson brings the ball up the court at Bishop Gorman High during the 2013-14 season. Jackson, a top-30 player in the class of 2016, committed to UNLV.
UNLV commit Justin Jackson still mulling options on 2015 vs. 2016
Rebels basketball:
Friday, July 24, 2015
UNLV freshman Jalen Poyser sent the tweet at 2:04 p.m. on Sunday, June 21 and deleted it by 2:05. The message could still come true but according to its subject, fellow Canadian Justin Jackson, it was and remains premature.
UNLV head coach Dave Rice and assistant coach Todd Simon talk during the Bishop Gorman vs. Findlay Prep basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime. Rice's brother Grant Rice is the Gorman coach, while Simon previously coached Findlay Prep.
Local events will have UNLV’s coaching staff trailing targets all over town
Rebels Basketball:
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Two years ago, UNLV coach Dave Rice entered the summer’s final recruiting period with one open scholarship and no plans to use it on an incoming player. Then Jamal Aytes ...
Washington forward Khem Birch blocks a shot by Atlanta center D.J. Shelton during their NBA Summer League game Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Birch feels at home in Las Vegas as he continues journey toward NBA dream
pro basketball:
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Khem Birch has spent the first two summers of his professional life in a familiar place trying to prove that he belongs in the NBA. Whenever his career ends, he’s ...
Milwaukee Bucks’ Rashad Vaughn drives between Houston Rockets’ DJ Kennedy, left, and Will Cummings, right, during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at the Cox Pavilion.
UNLV’s Vaughn alone in dark room when Milwaukee drafted him
Pro Basketball: The Rebels' leading scorer last season was getting nervous before he went No. 17 and made his pro debut this week in the NBA Summer League
Friday, July 17, 2015
As far-fetched as it was, there was speculation that the Milwaukee Bucks could move to Las Vegas. One might think that Milwaukee first-round pick Rashad Vaughn would love ...
UNLV coach Dave Rice talks to Bryce Dejean-Jones in a game against Colorado State, Feb. 26, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 78-70.
Bryce Dejean-Jones: Booed out of Las Vegas one day, loved the next
ray brewer:
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Don’t let the door hit you on the way out. Well, maybe not. When Bryce Dejean-Jones transferred from the UNLV basketball program in the spring of 2014, supporters rejoiced because ...
Fans cheer a UNLV basket as the Runnin' Rebels take on the Bearkats at the Thomas & Mack Center Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.
UNLV announces nonconference slate with MGM Grand game in ticket package
Rebels basketball: Release delayed due to getting game vs. Oregon included in season-ticket package. Maui Invitational, Arizona highlight schedule
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Dave Rice heard the feedback last year. As nice as some fans thought it was to see UNLV’s first-ever game on the Las Vegas Strip, it annoyed ...