UNLV Men's Basketball

Instant Analysis: If Chris Wood plays like this, the Rebels will be a tough team to beat

L.E. Baskow

Forward Christian Wood (5) led UNLV with 28 points in defeating UNR 67-46 in the Mountain West tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

Instant Analysis: If Chris Wood plays like this, the Rebels will be a tough team to beat
ray brewer:
Wed, Mar 11, 2015 (4:30 p.m.)
Here are some observations from the UNLV basketball team’s 67-46 victory against UNR in the first round of the Mountain West tournament. The Rebels ...
UNLV guard Cody Doolin (45) gets inside of UNR guard Marqueze Coleman (1) for a fast-break basket during the Mountain West Basketball Championships at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March, 11, 2015.
Blog: Rebels advance to Mountain West quarterfinals with 67-46 win against UNR
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Christian Wood scored 28 points with seven rebounds to lead UNLV into Thursday's quarterfinals with a 67-46 victory this afternoon against UNR at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV, the No. 7 seed, will meet No. 2 seed San Diego State at 6 p.m. Thursday.
UNLV guard Jelan Kendrick attempts a layup over UNR forward A.J. West at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.
Rebels trying to focus on one game at a time entering MW tourney as 7 seed
UNLV basketball: UNLV (17-14, 8-10) expects to get freshman Pat McCaw back for Wednesday's game against UNR at 2:30 in the Thomas & Mack Center
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
No team in the Mountain West has ever won four games in four days at the league tournament, and in its quest to become the first, UNLV has to start with one win against a team that already has a win in ...
UNLV forward Christian Wood motions that he's eating up the Wyoming defense Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.
Mountain West puts Wood on second team while injured Vaughn captures award
UNLV Basketball:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
UNLV has the Mountain West's Freshman of the Year for the second time in three years, sophomore Christian Wood, the only player to average a double-double in league play, was named to the second team and freshman Goodluck Okonoboh was put on the All-Defensive team, the Mountain West announced today.
Boise State's Derrick Marks heads past UNLV's Goodluck Okonoboh during the second half in Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. Boise State won 82-73 in overtime.
Bern’s-Eye View: Boise State should sweep the major Mountain West awards
Analysis:
Sunday, March 8, 2015
This was probably the easiest postseason ballot to put together in my four years covering UNLV and the Mountain West ...
UNLV's Jelan Kendrick directs his teammates in the Rebels' 74-63 victory against Air Force on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Kendrick has career night in Rebels’ 13-point victory at San Jose State
UNLV Basketball: UNLV (17-14, 8-10) finishes regular season seventh in the Mountain West, opens tournament Wednesday afternoon vs. UNR
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Jelan Kendrick’s last shot meant more to people wagering on the game than it did to teammates, but everything before that was exactly what UNLV needed. In the final regular season game of his career, Kendrick scored a career-high 21 points on ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice is frustrated as the San Diego State game gets away from his team at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March, 4, 2015.
Blog: Four Rebels score in double figures in 71-58 victory at San Jose State
UNLV Basketball:
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Jelan Kendrick scored a career-high 21 points with seven rebounds, six assists and no turnovers to lead UNLV to a 71-58 victory against San Jose State tonight at The Events Center. UNLV wraps up the regular season in seventh place in the Mountain West at 17-14 overall and 8-10 in league play.
UNLV guard Barry Cheaney (12) takes a hard foul on the way to a basket from SJS forward Jaleel Williams (2) with teammate SJS forward Ryan Singer (24) near during their basketball game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 10, 2015. L.E. Baskow.
Take 5: UNLV is San Jose State’s last chance for league win this season
Rebels Basketball:
Friday, March 6, 2015
UNLV has enough of its own problems that it shouldn’t be at risk of looking past Saturday’s regular-season finale, but if there’s a team to overlook it’s obviously this weekend’s opponent, San Jose State.
UNLV guard Patrick McCaw lies on the court with concussion-like symptoms after taking a hard shot against San Diego State at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
Rebels down to six scholarship players as McCaw sidelined with concussion
UNLV quick hits: Freshman will be evaluated daily but ruled out of at least Saturday's regular-season finale at San Jose State
Thursday, March 5, 2015
When freshman Rashad Vaughn went down with a knee injury, one of the main guys to fill in his scoring role was fellow freshman Pat McCaw. Now UNLV will be without both of them heading into Saturday’s regular season finale at San Jose State.
UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (2) is escorted off the court by team trainer Dave Tomcheck after he sustained a head injury in the San Diego State game at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Familiar pain as Rebels down another man in yet another close loss vs. SDSU
UNLV Basketball:
Thursday, March 5, 2015
The Rebels gave themselves a chance, and after emerging star Pat McCaw went down early in the second half that’s more than some would have given them. But San Diego State isn’t going to apologize for beating the Rebels short-handed. The Aztecs won’t feel bad about escaping the Thomas & Mack Center with ...
UNLV guard Patrick McCaw lies on the court with concussion-like symptoms after taking a hard shot against San Diego State at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
Instant Analysis: Down to 6 players, UNLV’s effort can’t be overshadowed in defeat
Ray Brewer:
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The Rebels lost one player to a head injury early in the second half while another played with a banged-up hand. Two others were in street clothes recovering from knee surgery. Down to just six scholarship players, including one who picked up four fouls with about 10 minutes remaining, the Rebels deserve credit ...
UNLV forward Dwayne Morgan takes a shot over San Diego State forward Angelo Chol at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
Blog: O’Brien leads SDSU as UNLV falls 60-58 in regular season home finale
Rebels Basketball:
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
San Diego State's JJ O'Brien drove past UNLV's bigs for his final basket and his career-high 22nd points that turned out to be the biggest shot in San Diego State holding on for a 60-58 victory against UNLV tonight at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Rebels drop to 16-14 overall and 7-10 in Mountain West play.
Utah State's Sean Harris moves the ball as UNLV's Patrick McCaw defends during an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Logan, Utah.
Bern’s-Eye View: Forecasting Mountain West Basketball Week 17
Analysis:
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Here we are, the final week of regular season games in the 2014-15 college basketball season. As usual it feels like it flew by and yet I would never want to go back because the end of the regular season means the start of the best time of year for this sport.
UNLV guard Cody Doolin (45) is congratulated by Jelan Kendrick after sinking his first of two free throws in overtime at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015.
Rebels’ seniors trying to get on roll and keep careers going as long as possible
UNLV Basketball:
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
A few months before playing his first game at UNLV, Jelan Kendrick said anything less than a national championship was unacceptable. While that’s still technically possible the better odds suggest Kendrick will finish his career without ever playing in the NCAA Tournament.
Lois Tarkanian, center, listens to former NBA player Chris Herren speak about her late husband during a tribute to celebrate the life of former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian at the Thomas & Mack Center Sunday, March 1, 2015. With Lois Tarkanian are her daughters Pamela Tarkanian, left, and Jodie Diamant. Jerry Tarkanian died died Feb. 11 at age 84.
Jerry Tarkanian, ‘the greatest Rebel of all time,’ remembered for loyalty during UNLV tribute
Sports: Former players, friends and family share memories of iconic coach and what made him special
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Chris Herren had lost his basketball scholarship from Boston College for drug use and didn’t know what was next in his career. Then, he got a call from Jerry Tarkanian that saved his life. Herren gave a powerful speech today at the Thomas & Mack Center during a tribute to celebrate the legendary UNLV coach’s life. ...