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Blog: UNLV fends off San Jose State for 64-61 victory

L.E. Baskow

UNLV guard Patrick McCaw dives for a loose ball against San Jose State at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.

Blog: UNLV fends off San Jose State for 64-61 victory
UNLV basketball:
Published Wed, Feb 10, 2016 (6 p.m.), Updated 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
After one of the worst home halves in recent memory, the Rebels battled back and eventually pulled out a 64-61 victory against a San Jose State that nearly won its first road game against a Division I team in nearly two years.
UNLV head coach Todd Simon watches a play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico beat UNLV 87-83. (AP Photo/Juan Labreche)
Injured Rebels must get creative against San Jose State
UNLV basketball:
Last year, UNLV went into San Jose State with only six healthy scholarship players. This year the venue has changed but the situation has not.
UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. (33) watches from the bench during a game against South Dakota at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015.
UNLV’s Zimmerman sidelined indefinitely with sprained knee
Rebels Quick Hits:
Monday, February 8, 2016
UNLV’s season of mishaps continues as freshman forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. is out indefinitely because of a sprained knee, interim coach Todd Simon announced tonight.
UNLV interim head coach Todd Simon protests another foul call versus San Diego State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
UNLV drops to 4-7 in league play with double-OT defeat
Rebels basketball:
Saturday, February 6, 2016
The team that trailed by 17 in the second half didn’t win this game, which makes sense. And for some, everything the Rebels did to get from that point of being left on the side …
UNLV Rebels forward Dwayne Morgan reacts to Fresno State pulling ahead during the Mountain West opener Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Blog: UNLV can’t finish comeback, loses in double OT at Fresno State
Rebels Basketball:
Saturday, February 6, 2016
UNLV trailed by 17 midway through the second half and stormed all the way back to force two overtimes, but the shorthanded Rebels didn't have much left in the tank in the extra sessions and fell 111-104 to Fresno State tonight at …
UNLV head coach Todd Simon watches a play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico beat UNLV 87-83. (AP Photo/Juan Labreche)
Take 5: UNLV hopes to get back on track against Fresno State
Rebels basketball:
Saturday, February 6, 2016
UNLV returns to the road this weekend for a matinee show at Fresno State. The Rebels tip off at 4 p.m. and the game will air on ...
Daquan Cook is shown during the Rebels’ first basketball practice of the season at Mendenhall Center on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at UNLV.
Daquan Cook dismissed from UNLV basketball team; no reason given
Friday, February 5, 2016
Thursday, Daquan Cook was kicked out of a UNLV basketball practice. Friday, the junior guard was dismissed from the team. “We appreciate all that Daquan contributed while a member of our team,” interim coach Todd ...
New Mexico's Elijah Brown (4) works around the defense of UNLV's Patrick McCaw (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Albuquerque.
Rebels can’t close out Lobos, who escape The Pit with 87-83 victory
UNLV Basketball:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
There were multiple options when the play started, but at its most important juncture there was basically just one. It was one interim coach Todd Simon said he was comfortable with ...
New Mexico's Elijah Brown (4) works around the defense of UNLV's Patrick McCaw (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Albuquerque.
Blog: Lobos fend off Rebels for 87-83 victory in The Pit
Rebels basketball:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
New Mexico's Elijah Brown and Tim Williams combined for 55 points and on UNLV's last possession that really meant something, fifth-year senior Jerome Seagears drove straight into an awaiting wall to help the Lobos escape with an 87-83 victory.
UNLV interim head coach Todd Simon argues another foul call on his team as a referee counsels him to back up versus San Diego State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
Take 5: Carter’s injury another thing to overcome for UNLV at New Mexico
Rebels Basketball:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
This isn’t the position UNLV wanted to find itself in when the calendar flipped to February, but desires aside it’s where the Rebels are at. Starting tonight we’ll start to find out what they can make of another regular season that has gone sideways on them.
UNLV forward Ben Carter (13) gives "high fives" to fans lined up the congratulate him after defeating Air Force 100-64 in their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 16, 2016.
UNLV’s Carter lost for season with ACL tear
Monday, February 1, 2016
Ben Carter, who had arguably been the UNLV basketball team’s best player, will miss the remainder of the season with ...
UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr. (1) stands dejected biting and wearing several towels as San Diego State takes a solid win for their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
San Diego State overpowers UNLV for a dominant win
Rebels basketball: Rebels lose Ben Carter to injury and don't match physicality of the Aztecs, who remain undefeated in the Mountain West
Saturday, January 30, 2016
UNLV’s problems started on the very first possession, as sure a sign as any that the Rebels weren’t ready for what could have been a pivotal game in the Mountain West conference race. Instead they got freight-trained by runaway favorite San Diego State, which …
UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr. (1) splits the defense by San Diego State forward Winston Shepard III (13) and San Diego State forward Skylar Spencer (0) on a drive to the hoop during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
Instant Analysis: UNLV humbled by San Diego St. in 15-point loss
ray brewer:
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Not only did the UNLV basketball team lose to San Diego State today, the Rebels were thoroughly beat, and physically beat down, by the best team in the Mountain West. Here are ...
San Diego State forward Winston Shepard III (13) grabs the arm of UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. (33) for a foul under the basket with San Diego State forward Skylar Spencer (0) over his back during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
Blog: San Diego State controls game, tops UNLV 67-52
Rebels basketball:
Saturday, January 30, 2016
San Diego State completely dominated the rebounding battle 44-27 and used that to coast to a 67-52 victory against UNLV. The Rebels have now lost seven straight against the Aztecs, plus 13 of the last 16, and they trailed this one nearly the entire way.
UNLV guard Jordan Cornish (3) pulls down a rebound looking to pass versus Boise State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, January 27, 2016.
Take 5: Rebels ready for chance to hand Aztecs first conference loss
UNLV basketball: UNLV is a 4.5-point favorite today against San Diego State, which has won six straight in the series. The game tips at 5 p.m. on CBSSN
Saturday, January 30, 2016
A rivalry isn’t judged strictly on wins and losses, but that’s a big part of it, and lately UNLV isn’t holding up its end against first-place San Diego State. The Aztecs have won 12 of the past 15 against the Rebels, including six straight heading into tonight’s ...