UNLV Men's Basketball

UNLV’s offseason kicks into gear after Vaughn’s departure

L.E. Baskow

UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn listens to coach Dave Rice versus Albany at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, Nov. 29, 2014.

UNLV’s offseason kicks into gear after Vaughn’s departure
Rebels Basketball: The first part of the offseason for programs with future pros is the current stretch as underclassmen decide their futures
Thu, Apr 9, 2015 (2 a.m.)
Three years ago Mike Moser decided to stay. Two years ago Anthony Bennett decided to leave. Last year it was Khem Birch and Roscoe Smith declaring themselves eligible for the NBA Draft while leaving some college eligibility, in their case one season each, on the table ...
In this March 30, 1991, file photo, UNLV's Anderson Hunt (12) and unidentified teammates leave the floor after losing to Duke in the NCAA national semifinal game in Indianapolis. Anderson Hunt missed a shot he didn't want to take and, just like that, UNLV's unbeaten season ended.
Column: The night the Runnin’ Rebels were taken down
Friday, April 3, 2015
It wasn't that Anderson Hunt didn't want the ball. Shooting guards always want the ball. Larry Johnson had it to begin with, bringing it up the court in Indianapolis with an unbeaten season and the national title on the line for UNLV. But he paused just ...
Wichita State's mascot WuShock fires up the crowd before their first-round game against Texas A&M in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament in College Station, Texas, Saturday, March 23, 2013.
UNLV heading to Wichita State in renewed Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge
Rebels quick hits:
Thursday, April 2, 2015
The Rebels are heading back to the site of Dave Rice’s first career loss, and they have the Mountain West to thank for it.
UNLV head coach Dave Rice talks to players during a timeout as they play Utah State on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rice says he’s more excited than ever about future despite difficult season
UNLV Basketball:
Thursday, April 2, 2015
The end of the college basketball season is all about meetings. Meetings with players both staying and leaving, meetings with the coaching staff and meetings with the administration. Usually the latter is a formality, either congratulatory from the athletic director or explanation for how it will get better ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice talks with UNLV guard Dantley Walker (30) coming off the court after some good play during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, December 27, 2014. L.E. Baskow.
Walker will transfer while UNLV awaits official decisions from Vaughn, Wood
Rebels Quick Hits:
Monday, March 30, 2015
While awaiting official decisions from freshman Rashad Vaughn and sophomore Christian Wood, who are both considering leaving for the NBA Draft ...
UNLV's Rashad Vaughn yells after a play in an NCAA college basketball game against Colorado State on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, Colo.
Vaughn, father deny UNLV freshman has decided to enter NBA Draft
Rebels quick hits:
Friday, March 27, 2015
UNLV freshman Rashad Vaughn and his father are refuting a report this morning that Vaughn has decided to enter the NBA Draft ...
Ronald McDonald poses with high school basketball players, from left, Stephen Zimmerman, Allonzo Trier and Chase Jeter, during a send-off party at McDonald's, 6690 S. Rainbow Blvd., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The players were selected for the McDonald's All-American high school basketball game in Chicago on April 1 on April 1.
UNLV target Zimmerman still weighing options on college decision
Rebels basketball:
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The answer really wasn’t an answer, at least in the definitive form most would prefer, but that’s been a consistent part of Bishop Gorman High’s Stephen Zimmerman’s recruitment. Zimmerman is taking his time deciding where to commit, and a week ahead of the McDonald’s All-American game in Chicago he said there’s no real update on the timetable.
Oklahoma head coach Lon Kruger cheers on his team in the second half of an NCAA Tournament basketball game against Dayton in the Round of 32 on Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio.
Former UNLV coach Lon Kruger back in Sweet 16, this time with Oklahoma
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Lon Kruger is only the second college basketball coach to take four teams, including UNLV in 2007, to the Sweet 16 since the NCAA tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985. Earlier in the tournament, he became the first coach ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice shouts orders to his players as San Diego State takes the lead during their Mountain West Conference tournament game Thursday, March, 12, 2015.
Answers for 20 questions about UNLV basketball
Sunday, March 22, 2015
With the UNLV basketball team done for the season, questions still remain about the future of coach Dave Rice's career and what it would take for a successful fifth season ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice shouts orders to his players as San Diego State takes the lead during their Mountain West Conference tournament game Thursday, March, 12, 2015.
Dave Rice to stay on as UNLV basketball coach
Rebels basketball: A year after signing an extension, Rice is getting at least another year to develop his players and get back to the postseason
Monday, March 16, 2015
After a few days of swirling rumors and speculation regarding his job status, Dave Rice will have at least one more season to get UNLV basketball back on track. Rice met with ...
Denver Nuggets assistant coach Tim Grgurich confers with guard J.R. Smith during a timeout against the Phoenix Suns in the third quarter of the Suns' 109-97 victory Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, in Denver.
Former UNLV coach Grgurich calls on city and university to support Rice
Rebels basketball:
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Four years ago, former Rebels assistant and head coach Tim Grgurich threw his support behind Dave Rice to become UNLV’s 11th full-time coach. Now with rumors swirling about Rice’s job security following a seventh-place finish in the Mountain West, Grgurich is ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice sits on the bench concerned with his team members as San Diego State takes the lead during their Mountain West Men's Championship game on Thursday, March, 12, 2015.
Season over for Rebels as UNLV passes on CBI tourney
UNLV basketball: Tina Kunzer-Murphy cites arena availability, Rebels' injury status as reasons to pass on postseason while addressing coach Dave Rice's job status
Friday, March 13, 2015
UNLV’s 2014-15 men’s basketball season is over, Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy said this afternoon. The program will not participate in the College Basketball Invitational. The Rebels ...
UNLV forward Christian Wood (5) waves goodbye for the season to fans after losing to San Diego State in their Mountain West Men's Championship game on Thursday, March, 12, 2015.
The end again unkind to Rebels, who fall to SDSU in Mountain West tourney
UNLV (18-15) is knocked out after a 67-64 loss to the Aztecs but the Rebels are considering continuing their season in the CBI tournament
Thursday, March 12, 2015
This ending was painfully familiar, the reasons for UNLV losing its 15th game of the season ticking off so many of the same mistakes that led to the 14 previous. The key difference was this one was ...
UNLV forward Goodluck Okonoboh (11) and UNLV forward Dwayne Morgan (15) react to the game getting away from them late versus San Diego State during their Mountain West quarterfinal game Thursday, March 12, 2015.
Instant Analysis: Rebels again can’t play with lead, eliminated by SDSU
Ray Brewer:
Thursday, March 12, 2015
UNLV blew another halftime lead. It lost another meaningful game to San Diego State. Here are some observations from the Rebels' 67-64 loss to the Aztecs in the Mountain West quarterfinals ...
UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones complains to coach Dave Rice that he was fouled by San Diego State on a previous play during their Mountain West Conference semifinal game Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Aztecs won 59-51 to advance to the finals.
Bryce Dejean-Jones says ex-UNLV teammate told him, ‘I should have shot you when I had the chance’
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Bryce Dejean-Jones loves basketball. It’s all he thinks about. It’s what drives and sustains him. His experience playing it in college, though, has been a struggle ...