UNLV Men's Basketball

Anthony Bennett switches jersey number to honor friend Dejean-Jones

New Brooklyn Nets basketball players, including UNLV's Anthony Bennett (far right), pose with their jerseys following a press conference to introduce them, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at the team's training center in the Brooklyn. From left are Joe Harris, Trevor Booker, Jeremy Lin, Caris LeVert, Justin Hamilton, and Bennett.

Anthony Bennett switches jersey number to honor friend Dejean-Jones
Sat, Jul 23, 2016 (2 a.m.)
The No. 13 jersey Bennett will wear next season with the Brooklyn Nets is his tribute to former UNLV teammate Bryce Dejean-Jones, who was fatally shot ...
UNLV coach Marvin Menzies, right, and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski discuss their nonconference matchup on Dec. 10 during a news conference on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the Mendenhall Center.
UNLV-Duke matchup will conjure up plenty of early-'90s nostalgia
Rebels basketball:
Friday, July 22, 2016
Since the last time UNLV and Duke met on the court, the Rebels have had nine different full-time head coaches. As the teams look ahead to their first meeting since 1991 ...
Troy Brown Jr., Centennial HS, for Las Vegas Sun's Super Seven, Nov, 12. 2015.
Centennial's Brown focused on being a leader during final live period
high school basketball:
Thursday, July 21, 2016
A couple of weeks ago the Las Vegas Prospects had a rough showing at the Nike Peach Jam, and after a little bounce back in Milwaukee they were looking to ...
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.
Jones eager to jump-start next step in his basketball career
UNLV basketball: Also, former Rebels Christian Wood and Anthony Bennett each sign two-year NBA deals
Friday, July 15, 2016
Derrick Jones Jr.’s career at UNLV came to a sudden stop, and an ill-timed injury has delayed a portion of his next step. But now that he’s been cleared to practice, the Chester, Pa., native is focused more on the future than the things that have kept him off the court.
UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (2) passes the ball to teammate UNLV forward Christian Wood (5) under the basket past the Southern Utah defense during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, December 27, 2014.
Former Rebels enjoy little battles during NBA Summer League
UNLV basketball:
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
As he ran down the court after a Philadelphia free throw in the first half, former Rebel Christian Wood hitched up his 76ers shorts. The string worked just fine, but a quick-handed culprit had tugged them down a tad during the free throw.
UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (22) elevates for a shot versus Air Force during their Mountain West Championship first game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.
At Golden State, Patrick McCaw finds unlikely mentor in Kevin Durant
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Former UNLV basketball player Patrick McCaw received a text message from a number he didn’t recognize. Turns out the message was from his new teammate ...
Philadelphia 76ers' Christian Wood (35) defends the Boston Celtics' Ben Bentil, right, during an NBA Summer League basketball game Monday, July 4, 2016, in Salt Lake City.
Former Rebel on a tear entering Las Vegas NBA Summer League
Pro basketball:
Friday, July 8, 2016
No matter what you thought about his effort level, former Rebel Christian Wood could always produce on the court. As the Las Vegas Summer League begins today on UNLV’s campus, there will be a lot of eyes on ...
UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (22) splits the double team of San Jose State forward Frank Rogers (14) and San Jose State guard Princeton Onwas (23) and at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, February 10, 2016.
Report: UNLV's McCaw agrees to 2-year guaranteed contract with Golden State
Friday, June 24, 2016
Second-round selections in the NBA Draft usually don’t receive a guaranteed contract and rarely make the opening night roster. UNLV’s Pat McCaw appears to be different. Multiple Bay Area media outlets are reporting ...
Fresno State forward Cullen Russo (13) fouls UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (22) as he gets off a shot during their Mountain West Championship second game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, March 10, 2016.
McCaw goes No. 38 to Golden State; Zimmerman 41st to Orlando in NBA Draft
Thursday, June 23, 2016
As the wait went from minutes to hours this evening to learn of their professional future, UNLV teammates Stephen Zimmerman Jr. and Pat McCaw surely slid further than they would have liked when they declared for the draft this spring with college eligibility remaining ...
UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (22) enjoys a lighter moment while looking to his teammate during foul throws versus Air Force in their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 16, 2016.
Q+A: McCaw’s NBA dream could soon become reality
UNLV Basketball:
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
The son of a coach and a librarian, former Rebel Pat McCaw is certainly a product of parentage. When the St. Louis native gets home he said he has a copy of Catcher in the Rye waiting, the next classic he plans to dig into.
UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (22) looks to confirm a 3-point shot foul from Colorado State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, February 13, 2016.
Former Rebels facing uncertain future as NBA Draft approaches
UNLV basketball:
Thursday, June 16, 2016
One week from tonight in Brooklyn, 60 players will be selected in the NBA Draft. Odds are that most of the eligible former Rebels who have entered won’t hear their name called, and projections for the two that likely will get drafted are all over the map.
Hey Reb and the UNLV cheerleaders start off the evening with dancing and fireworks as the first home game of the season versus Cal Poly is set to start at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, November 13, 2015.
Kansas, Duke and Oregon highlight UNLV’s nonconference games
Rebels Quick Hits:
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Kansas at home and Duke on the Strip highlight UNLV’s 2016-17 nonconference basketball slate, which the Rebels released this afternoon.
St. John's Christian Jones (2) dunks the ball as Villanova's Kris Jenkins (2), Jalen Brunson (1) and Phil Booth (5) react during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, in New York.
Grad transfer joins Rebels, eligible immediately
UNLV basketball:
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The Rebels have added more experience and their roster is nearly complete as this morning UNLV announced that St. John’s transfer Christian Jones has signed a financial aid agreement.
New UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies appears before the media and invited guests sporting new hat and ball after the Nevada Board of Regents approved his contract on Friday, April 22, 2016.
For UNLV’s Marvin Menzies, ‘It’s about the program’
Ray Brewer:
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
A handwritten message on UNLV letterhead is taped to the top of Marvin Menzies’ laptop inside his office at the Thomas & Mack Center. It was written by Menzies shortly after ...
UNLV Runnin Rebels head coach Marvin Menzies speaks to the crowd gathered at Born and Raised for the Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising event on Wednesday evening.
Rebels add another piece in junior transfer guard
UNLV quick hits:
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
The Rebels’ roster is one man closer to completion as today UNLV announced the signing of transfer guard Jovan Mooring. Mooring, who will be eligible immediately with two years remaining, comes to UNLV …