UNLV Men's Basketball

Take 5: Rebels ready for chance to hand Aztecs first conference loss

L.E. Baskow

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
Sat, Jan 30, 2016 (2 a.m.)
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 ...
UNLV guard Ike Nwamu (0) and UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (22) celebrate their win over Boise State as they walk off the court at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.
McCaw’s ‘unbelievable hustle plays’ lead Rebels past Broncos in 87-77 victory
UNLV Basketball:
Thursday, January 28, 2016
There were many reasons Teresa McCaw wanted to surprise her son, UNLV sophomore guard Pat McCaw, at tonight’s game. One was a feeling any fan could understand ...
UNLV guard Ike Nwamu (0) and UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (22) celebrate their win over Boise State as they walk off the court at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.
Instant Analysis: Strong second half by UNLV downs Boise State, could give Rebels confidence
ray brewer:
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
The UNLV basketball team didn’t earn many style points for its 87-77 victory today against Boise State, but that’s of little importance. The final outcome — its fourth win in five games — is all that matters ...
UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr. (1) eases inside of Boise State forward Zach Haney (11)  for a basket during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.
Blog: Rebels dominate second half, take 87-77 win against Boise State
Rebels basketball:
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Pat McCaw finished with 25 points and five steals while leading UNLV to an 87-77 victory against Boise State tonight at the Thomas & Mack Center. In the second half, UNLV shot 57.1 percent from the field while forcing nine turnovers, which helped the Rebels overcome an eight-point halftime deficit.
Boise State head coach Leon Rice watches the action during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon in Boise, Idaho, on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015. Boise State won 74-72.
Bern’s-Eye View: Mountain West Basketball Picks Week 11
Analysis:
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Things are finally looking up for the Mountain West, and one team could take a giant wrecking ball to all of that goodwill this week: UNLV.
Boise State's James Webb III (23) talks to Nick Duncan (13) during a break in the first half of an NCAA basketball game in Boise, Idaho, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Boise State won 101-81.
Take 5: Rebels’ big week starts with home showdown vs. Boise State
UNLV Basketball: Boise State (15-5, 5-1) has won three straight against UNLV (12-8, 3-4), but the games are almost always close
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Over the last four seasons, there probably hasn’t been a more entertaining series for UNLV than its meetings with Boise State. The teams will add another chapter tonight at 8 when they tip off at the Thomas & Mack Center on CBS Sports Network. The teams are an even 4-4 over ...
UNLV interim head coach Todd Simon continues to shout encouragement as his team builds a large lead versus Air Force during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 16, 2016.
Rebels trip down stretch vs. UNR, drop another close league game
UNLV Basketball: UNLV (12-8, 3-4) has now lost four of the last six against the Wolf Pack (12-7, 4-3), which pulled out a 65-63 victory
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Blue and silver streamers erupted from all four corners of the Lawlor Events Center, a new UNR tradition that tonight celebrated something that’s become rather common. UNLV squandered a second-half lead in …
UNR coach Eric Musselman directs his players during his first NCAA college basketball practice in Reno. Musselman learned about running a Division I program from his father and during stops at two schools as an assistant.
Blog: UNR pulls off comeback for 65-63 win against sloppy Rebels
Rebels Basketball:
Saturday, January 23, 2016
The Rebels (12-7, 3-4) missed 14 free throws and committed 17 turnovers, and in the end that was too much to overcome in a 65-63 loss at UNR that UNLV led for most of the way.
UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr. (1) celebrates their domination of Air Force ending 100-64 at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 16, 2016.
Rebels expect freshman Jones to continue emergence against UNR
UNLV basketball:
Saturday, January 23, 2016
In the first half of what was already a blowout last week, Jordan Cornish lobbed a pass a foot or more to the right of the backboard. Jones’ momentum was taking him past that point but he was able to pause long enough to …
UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. (33) grabs a rebound against Utah State forward Elston Jones (50) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Logan, Utah.
By the Numbers: UNLV’s winning ways start with defense
Rebels Basketball: The Rebels (12-7, 3-3) have always wanted to be a defense-first team, and lately that side of the ball has gone from very good to great
Friday, January 22, 2016
If momentum is a real thing the Rebels have it in full, and they plan to take it with them this weekend up north to UNR.
San Diego State's Skylar Spencer celebrates teammate Josh Davis' dunk during their game against UNLV on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Viejas Arena in San Diego. The 10th-ranked Aztecs won the game 63-52.
Bern’s-Eye View: Mountain West Basketball Picks Week 10
Analysis:
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The question right now, one that could look silly in two weeks but is reasonable to ask, is not who will win the Mountain West, but will San Diego State even give anyone else a chance?
UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. (33) grabs a rebound against Utah State forward Elston Jones (50) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Logan, Utah.
‘That’s who we are’: Rebels’ big run keys them to third straight victory
UNLV Basketball: UNLV (12-7, 3-3) takes down Utah State (11-7, 3-4) thanks largely to 21-2 that opened second half
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Identity means a lot to Todd Simon. Raised in Michigan without much of a playing background, Simon worked his way into coaching with an aggressive mentality that ...
UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr. (1) blocks the shot of Utah State guard Julion Pearre (5) during an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Logan, Utah.
Blog: Rebels run away from Utah State for 80-68 victory
Rebels basketball:
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
UNLV came out of halftime on a 21-2 run and Utah State could never recover as the Rebels finished off an 80-68 win for their third straight victory. The Rebels are back on the road Saturday at UNR.
Utah State’s Sean Harris (30) blocks UNLV’s Patrick McCaw as Harris’ teammate Julion Pearre moves the ball during an NCAA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Logan, Utah.
Take 5: Rebels head to Utah State hunting for third straight victory
UNLV basketball:
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
UNLV has bounced back in a big way from its 0-3 start to league play, and now it’s time to see if the show goes on the road for interim coach Todd Simon. The Rebels (11-7, 2-3) are looking for a three-game winning streak tonight at 6 Las Vegas time against Utah State (11-6, 3-3) in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. The game ...
UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr. (1) celebrates their domination of Air Force ending 100-64 at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 16, 2016.
Rebels hit century mark in dominant performance against Air Force
UNLV Basketball: UNLV moves to 2-0 under interim coach Todd Simon with 100-64 home victory against the Falcons
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Nine Rebels played in the first half of the team's biggest Mountain West blowout in at least a decade, and only one didn’t score. That one, sophomore Jordan Cornish, was ...