UNLV Men's Basketball

UNLV announces nonconference slate with MGM Grand game in ticket package

Steve Marcus

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
Wed, Jul 15, 2015 (12:40 p.m.)
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 ...
Christian Wood left the UNLV basketball program after two years, averaging 15.7 points and 10 rebounds as a sophomore. Despite his height, wingspan and collegiate success, he was not drafted by an NBA team.
What happens when you don’t get drafted into NBA?
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Christian Wood signed a free-agent contract with the Houston Rockets and will try to carve a path to the NBA the same way as other recent forwards who left college with eligibility remaining. James Michael McAdoo (Warriors), Jabari Brown (Lakers) and Tarik Black (Rockets) all made NBA rosters last season despite not being selected in 2014, giving Wood hope his journey will include reaching the sport’s top league ...
Milwaukee Bucks' Rashad Vaughn speaks during an NBA basketball news conference Friday, June 26, 2015, in Milwaukee. Vaughn, from UNLV, was selected 17th overall in the NBA draft the night before.
Rashad Vaughn scores 14 points in NBA Summer League debut
Friday, July 10, 2015
Former UNLV player Rashad Vaughn had 14 points Friday in his professional debut for the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Summer League at ...
Milwaukee Bucks' Rashad Vaughn speaks during an NBA basketball news conference Friday, June 26, 2015, in Milwaukee. Vaughn, from UNLV, was selected 17th overall in the NBA draft the night before.
Slew of former Rebels and top draft picks highlight Vegas Summer League
pro basketball:
Friday, July 10, 2015
With some loaded Summer League rosters and top-10 picks throughout, there’s plenty to follow for college and pro basketball fans. And for local supporters, the action will be ...
UNLV junior forward Ben Carter, center, talks to teammates on the bench during the Desert Reign Pro City League at Canarelli Middle School Monday, June 22, 2015. Carter has been out of action for several months because of a back injury.
UNLV forward fighting through back injury to get back on the court
Rebels basketball: Junior Ben Carter has been sidelined much longer than originally anticipated but still has sights on being ready for the 2015-16 season
Friday, July 3, 2015
Sitting out as a redshirt meant Ben Carter’s games were UNLV’s practices. Transferring back to Las Vegas from Oregon required the Bishop Gorman High grad’s biggest impact to come during days in the Mendenhall Center rather nights at the Thomas & Mack Center, so that’s what he did.
Fresno State coach Rodney Terry disputes an official's call during their Mountain West Conference tournament game against New Mexico Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. New Mexico won 93-77.
Mountain West announces format for this year’s tournament at the Mack
UNLV Basketball:
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
With all 11 men’s basketball teams once again eligible for postseason play, the league announced today that the Mountain West tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center would return to the format it used two years ago.
UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn (1) defends against New Mexico guard Hugh Greenwood (3) during their game Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV’s Vaughn selected No. 17 overall by Milwaukee Bucks; Wood not drafted
Despite early projections as a first-round draft pick, 6-11 forward Christian Wood wasn't picked and will have long road to reach NBA
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Rashad Vaughn’s decision to leave the UNLV basketball program after one season for the NBA was considered risky by some. Only first-round selections receive guaranteed contracts, and some projections had Vaughn, whose lone UNLV season was ...
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.
Mountain West releases basketball schedule; UNLV has tough road
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The Mountain West released its 2015-16 basketball schedule today, giving each of the league’s 11 teams a full 18-game slate and handing UNLV arguably one of the toughest draws. ...
Rebel pride: Former UNLV players (from left) Stacey Augmon, Greg Anthony and Larry Johnson, with then-coach Jerry Tarkanian.
UNLV duo could be latest additions to Rebels’ first-round draft club
Rebels Basketball:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
They aren't the first and with the way UNLV has been recruiting they probably won't be the last, but as former Rebels Rashad Vaughn and Christian Wood approach ...
Ike Nwamu, right, goes in for a layup during a Desert Reign league game at Canarelli Middle School Monday, June 22, 2015.
Rebels old and new preach pushing the pace again in 2015-16 season
UNLV Basketball:
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
In coach Dave Rice’s first season the Rebels averaged 15 seconds per offensive possession, the seventh fastest in the country. That average has ...
New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) fouls Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Bennett (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, March 29, 2015.
Timberwolves make former UNLV star Anthony Bennett available in trade
Monday, June 22, 2015
The Minnesota Timberwolves have made former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett available via trade in advance of Thursday's NBA draft, according to ...
UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn (1) looks to a pass he made to teammate forward Christian Wood (5) past Arizona players at the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014.
Former Rebels trending opposite directions heading into NBA Draft
UNLV basketball: Projections have Rashad Vaughn moving up and Chris Wood moving down, but they could both still end up in the first round next week
Thursday, June 18, 2015
One week from today is a night most basketball players dream of taking part in. For former Rebels Christian Wood and Rashad Vaughn it’s about to be reality. The NBA Draft starts at ...
UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn warms up for the Rebels' game against Utah at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.
Draft prospect Rashad Vaughn returns to Minnesota for 2 workouts
Friday, June 12, 2015
Rashad Vaughn has been crisscrossing the country over the last month, joining dozens of NBA draft prospects at workout after workout while hoping to solidify his status as a first-round selection. The schedule has been so ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice calls a play from the bench during their Mountain West Basketball Championships game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March, 11, 2015.
Bern’s-Eye View: How should UNLV use its last open scholarship?
Friday, June 12, 2015
The most interesting on-court topic regarding UNLV’s upcoming basketball season is how the Rebels will divvy up their 200 allotted minutes each game between five returners, four transfers and three top-100 freshmen. Keeping them all happy seems like ...
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.
Future Rebels highlight Las Vegas connections on Canada’s U19 national team
UNLV Quick Hits:
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The Canada-to-Las Vegas basketball pipeline has been pumping talent to the desert for several years, so it’s no big surprise that Canada’s Under-19 National Team is headlined by three players with Las Vegas connections.