UNLV Men's Basketball

Voice of the Rebels: Dick Calvert looks back on four decades behind the mic

Dick Calvert is in his 44th season announcing UNLV Runnin' Rebel games.

Voice of the Rebels: Dick Calvert looks back on four decades behind the mic
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 (midnight)
The Rebels’ team changes each season, but this voice is the one constant.
The UNLV basketball team head coach Dave Rice with others shouts direction to players during a scrimmage on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Rebels sign one, await decision of another in class of 2015
UNLV quick hits:
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The Rebels have signed their first recruit in the class of 2015, and they could get a commitment from another player tomorrow on national TV. Canadian guard Jalen Poyser signed his ...
The UNLV basketball team's Patrick McCaw #2 is held up on a loose ball by Kendall Smith #0 during a scrimmage on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Bern’s-Eye View: Examining several of UNLV’s lineup options
Analysis:
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
More than on recent rosters at UNLV, there are some limitations on the disparity among different lineups the Rebels can run out there this season. The biggest difference is size and UNLV’s relative lack of it, but within that there are still plenty of options for the Rebels’ coaching staff.
UNLV guard Kendall Smith falls into UNLV recruits Stephen Zimmerman, left, and Rashad Vaughn during their annual preseason Scarlet and Gray scrimmage Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack.
Zimmerman announces official visit to UNLV on opening weekend
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The Rebels’ opening weekend got a little bigger today. Bishop Gorman senior Stephen Zimmerman, one of the top players in the class of 2015, announced on Twitter that he would ...
UNLV's Rashad Vaughn drives the ball against teammate Dwayne Morgan during a scrimmage on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
For UNLV basketball, the time is now
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Given the immense talent the program has brought in and the way the past few seasons have ended, immediate success is expected of the Rebels. Fourth-year coach Dave Rice has put together one of the best nonconference schedules in the country, with the Rebels slated to play ...
UNLV cheerleaders fire up fans before the Rebels' Scarlet & Gray Showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
Rebels dressed to impress in easy exhibition victory at the Mack
UNLV basketball:
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The Rebels’ roster wasn’t the only thing with a new look tonight at the Thomas & Mack Center. When Dave Rice became a head coach three and a half years ago, the longtime assistant knew there were a lot of things he was going to have to change. One of them was attire.
UNLV basketball team players huddle during a timeout at a scrimmage on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Rebels’ exhibition opponent, Florida National, in unique situation
UNLV Basketball:
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
There are enough new names and faces to learn that many of the UNLV contingent who fill up the Thomas & Mack Center at 7 tonight for the Rebels’ lone exhibition game probably won’t give much thought to the opponent. UNLV has eight newcomers, its sophomores are suddenly considered veterans and none of the eligible scholarship players on the roster were here two years ago.
UNLV cheerleaders fire up fans before the Rebels' Scarlet & Gray Showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
Rebels get first commitment in class of 2015
UNLV quick hits:
Saturday, November 1, 2014
The Rebels have their first commitment in the class of 2015 as Canadian guard Jalen Poyser today picked the Rebels over interest from schools such as Rhode Island, Oklahoma and Creighton ...
The UNLV cheerleaders perform for the crowd before the basketball team's Scarlet and Gray exhibition game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
Wood excels in post role during Rebels’ open scrimmage
UNLV Basketball:
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Dave Rice’s baseline hope for today’s scrimmage was relatively simple to accomplish: UNLV’s coach wanted his guys to show improvement from their previous public appearance a little more than two weeks ago at the Scarlet and Gray Showcase. Anyone who saw both would say that was a success.
Anthony Bennett wipes his eyes as UNLV Runnin' Rebels head coach Dave Rice fields questions about Bennett and his decision to leave the program after his freshman campaign to enter the NBA draft during a press conference on Monday, April 1, 2013, at UNLV.
Bennett has something to prove in sophomore year in NBA
Pro basketball: Former UNLV big man disappointed in Cleveland last year but gets a fresh start in Minnesota
Thursday, October 30, 2014
For the first time in a long time — more than a year — former Runnin' Rebel Anthony Bennett feels healthy, physically fit, a part of his team. A season ago, there was pressure; now there is promise. A year ago it was great expectations, now great opportunity.
UNLV basketball players gather for the scarlet and gray exhibition, which is the Rebels' version of midnight madness, at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
Bern’s-Eye View: What to expect from each player in UNLV’s rotation
Analysis:
Thursday, October 30, 2014
They come from all across the country — Northeast, Midwest, South and West all represented — and share two primary factors in common: they’re mostly young and together they make up UNLV’s rotation for the 2014-15 season.
UNLV's Kendall Smith, left, and Patrick McCaw fight for the ball during the Scarlet and Gray exhibition game Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rice thinks second open scrimmage will help Rebels’ learning process
UNLV Quick Hits:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
During his first four preseasons at UNLV, Dave Rice has often talked about the importance of getting out under the lights and in front of fans in the Thomas & Mack Center. Rice thinks it’s so important the Rebels are going to do it again.
UNLV basketball players gather for the scarlet and gray exhibition, which is the Rebels' version of midnight madness, at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
Some new Rebels bonding over similar hardscrabble backgrounds
UNLV basketball:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Chased out of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina, a 9-year-old Jordan Cornish went from the relative calm of home life with his two parents to a new city where ...
UNLV cheerleaders fire up fans before the Rebels' Scarlet & Gray Showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
At Showcase, new Rebels see up close what to expect of game day at the Mack
UNLV basketball:
Friday, October 17, 2014
Dwayne Morgan has attended a UNLV home game before but he had never been in one, and while that’s still true, Thursday’s dress rehearsal taught him a few things about what to expect in the Thomas & Mack Center. One of them is that firework smoke doesn’t mix well with his contact lenses.
UNLV transfer Ben Carter points to a teammate during their Desert Reign basketball league game Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Showcase an opportunity to get acquainted with Rebels new and old
UNLV basketball:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
A big part of tonight’s Scarlet/Gray Showcase for many fans who attend the free event at 7 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center will be putting faces to names.