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Rebels basketball picked to finish fourth in Mountain West

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Stephen Zimmerman Jr. (33) dunks the ball during the Rebels' first basketball practice of the season at the Mendenhall Center on UNLV campus Monday, Oct. 5, 2015.

Rebels basketball picked to finish fourth in Mountain West
UNLV basketball: Zimmerman is fourth straight UNLV freshman honored
Tue, Oct 13, 2015 (8:30 a.m.)
For the second straight year, media covering the Mountain West have pegged UNLV to finish fourth with the preseason freshman of the year, it was announced this morning. The Rebels were ...
San Diego State coach Steve Fisher talks with forward Winston Shepard during their Mountain West Conference game against UNLV Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Aztecs won 73-64.
Mountain West Conference basketball is unpredictable this season
college basketball:
Monday, October 12, 2015
Staff writer Taylor Bern projects the standings and the all-conference team for the Moutain West Conference, which is a league almost any team could seemingly win this season.
UNLV's Devonte Boyd (83) has a touchdown pass slip through his fingers  late in the game against San Jose State at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015.
Blog: Rebels fall short as Spartans pull out 33-27 overtime victory
Rebels football:
Saturday, October 10, 2015
The Spartans blocked Nicolai Bornand's 43-yard field goal attempt on the first possession of overtime and running back Tyler Ervin eventually found the end zone for a two-yard plunge to help San Jose State fend off UNLV 33-27.
Head Coach Dave Rice, center, talks with players during the Rebels' first basketball practice of the season at the Mendenhall Center on UNLV campus Monday, Oct. 5, 2015.
Class of 2016 guard joins group of UNLV commitments
Rebels basketball: Guard Jaylen Fisher is Rebels' fourth commitment for next year's class, joining Christian Vital, Justin Jackson and Carlos Johnson
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The Rebels are currently figuring out their rotation for the 2015-16 season but the work on future rosters never stops as the class of 2016 gained another commitment today from guard Jaylen Fisher.
Alex Perez, center, is pressured by Ben Carter and Daquan Cook during the Rebels’ first basketball practice of the season Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Mendenhall Center at UNLV.
Rebels going mad in first official practice of 2015-16 season
UNLV Basketball:
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
The position is at once the most fun and most exhausting to play. It’s the first line of defense in the full-court pressure UNLV plans to apply on every possession this season. It’s called the madman. Every time an opponent inbounds the ball, a Rebel will stand and jump and yell at him. When done correctly it resembles ...
UNLV forward Anthony Bennett sails in for a dunk against Boise State Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 68-64.
Report: Ex-UNLV standout Bennett to sign with Raptors
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Former No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett has cleared waivers and is expected to sign early next week with the Toronto Raptors, a source close to the situation told ESPN Insider Jeff Goodman.
Findlay Prep’s Carlos Johnson commits to UNLV
Rebels basketball:
Friday, September 25, 2015
UNLV’s connection to Findlay Prep got a little stronger today as class of 2016 wing Carlos Johnson became the latest Pilot to commit to the Rebels. “I choose UNLV because it is a great fit for me and my family and ...
UNLV guard Jordan Cornish (3) celebrates another three-point basket over UNR forward A.J. West (3) and teammates during their Mountain West Basketball Championships game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
Commitment, conditioning at heart of UNLV’s full-court pressure defense
Rebels Basketball:
Friday, September 25, 2015
The technical aspects of UNLV’s full-court press, the once-promised and now-delivered swarming defense that has dominated the Rebels’ offseason workouts, needs work ...
UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice applauds as the Runnin' Rebels take on the Sam Houston State at the Thomas & Mack Center on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014.
Class of 2016 guard commits to UNLV basketball
Rebels quick hits:
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
History and common sense tell us there will be more maneuvers for UNLV, but for now the Rebels are all set on scholarships for 2016 because today guard Christian Vital announced his commitment on Twitter ...
UNLV forward Christian Wood (5) pumps up his teammates late in the game Thursday, March, 12, 2015, as San Diego State pulls away during their Mountain West Men’s Championship game.
Former Rebel Wood signs multiyear deal with 76ers
Monday, September 7, 2015
Former UNLV basketball forward Christian Wood announced today on Twitter he has signed a multiyear contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. After he wasn't selected in June’s NBA Draft, the Houston Rockets signed him for the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas ...
Kendall Wallace takes to the stage during Rebel Fan Fest on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Fremont Street Experience downtown.
Dunk contest will highlight UNLV basketball downtown event
Rebels quick hits:
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Two weeks before its exhibition game, the Rebels are putting on a show in downtown Las Vegas. And they’re bringing their court with them. UNLV announced that the men’s basketball team will host Runnin’ Rebel Madness on Thursday, Oct. 22, at ...
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
Friday, August 28, 2015
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 ...