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Remembering some great UNLV-BYU moments

Justin M. Bowen

BYU's Jimmer Fredette celebrates after dropping 39 on UNLV in the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. BYU won the game 89-77.

Remembering some great UNLV-BYU moments
ray brewer:
Fri, Dec 14, 2018 (2 a.m.)
You can argue it was one of the nation’s most fierce rivalries of the era ...
UNLV guard Tre'Von Willis talks with BYU guard Jimmer Fredette in the closing minutes of their game Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, in Provo. BYU won 78-64.
Current Rebels getting crash course in the BYU rivalry
The last time UNLV and BYU faced each other on the basketball court, Jimmer Fredette scored 29 points in a Cougars win to become the Mountain West’s all-time leading scorer. That 2011 matchup ...
UNLV Head Coach Marvin Menzies talks with his player UNLV Rebels forward Shakur Juiston (10) during a game at the Thomas & Mack Center Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.
Analysis: Reevaluating UNLV basketball's starting lineup
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Would the Rebels be better off with a new starting lineup? Head coach Marvin Menzies has shown a preference for stability during his time at UNLV — last year, he made just one change to the starting lineup throughout the course of the entire season ...
UNLV forward Cheikh Mbacke Diong dunks against Loyola Marymount Lions at the Thomas & Mack Center, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.
Shooting and senior production top UNLV's list of needs at quarter mark
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
How have the Rebels fared so far? Where have they faltered? And what can they do over the remaining 75 percent of the season to make a run? It's time to big-picture this thing with a quarter-season analysis ...
UNLV Rebels forward Joel Ntambwe (24) is slow to get up from the court after an injury in the final moments of a game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at the Thomas & Mack Center Saturday Dec. 1, 2018. The Bearcats beat the Rebels 65-61.
Rebels come up empty in late loss at Illinois
Saturday, December 8, 2018
UNLV had a chance to steal Saturday’s game at Illinois in the final seconds, but the Rebels just couldn’t finish. Amauri Hardy passed on a potential game-tying 3-pointer ...
UNLV Rebels head coach Marvin Menzies calls out to  players during a game against UC Riverside at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.
Blog: UNLV falls short on its final possession in loss to Illinois
Saturday, December 8, 2018
UNLV made a run late, but Illinois was able to hold off the Rebels. A 9-2 spurt in the final two minutes pulled UNLV within two points, and after the teams traded free throws ...
UNLV Rebels guard Amauri Hardy (3) is defended by Valparaiso Crusaders guard Deion Lavender (2) during their game Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Menzies mulling ways to match up with Illinois
Friday, December 7, 2018
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies loves to play big, but on Saturday the Rebels may have to go small if they want to win their first road game of the season ...
UNLV Rebels head coach Marvin Menzies talks with forward Shakur Juiston (10) during a game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at the Thomas & Mack Center Saturday Dec. 1, 2018.
Analysis: It's time for UNLV's Shakur Juiston to shoot more
rebels basketball:
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Is Shakur Juiston passing too much? The senior forward has always been willing to move the ball, and he takes pride in his unselfishness on the offensive end. He prioritizes making the right play at all times, no matter ...
UNLV Rebels guard Noah Robotham (5) and Cincinnati Bearcats guard Cane Broome (15) fight for a loose ball during a game at the Thomas & Mack Center Saturday Nov. 1, 2018. The Bearcats beat the Rebels 61-65.
Rebels doomed by early (and late) miscues in loss to Cincinnati
Saturday, December 1, 2018
For the second straight game, UNLV tried to rally for a late victory despite playing less than its best basketball for the majority of the contest. For the second straight game, the Rebels were rebuffed, this time at the hands of Cincinnati ...
UNLV Rebels forward Cheikh Mbacke Diong (34) blocks a shot by Valparaiso Crusaders center Jaume Sorolla (14) during their game Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Live blog: Cincinnati holds off UNLV, 65-61
Saturday, December 1, 2018
UNLV's rally came up short as the Rebels' turnover issues cropped up again in the final minutes, allowing Cincinnati to pull away for a 65-61 win ...
UNLV Rebels guard Noah Robotham (5) covers a player during a game against Pacific at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018.
UNLV's Noah Robotham not worried about shooting slump
Friday, November 30, 2018
As UNLV’s fifth-year senior point guard, Noah Robotham has been tasked with a lot of responsibilities. He is being counted on to provide leadership, experience, defense and ball movement, all while serving as a proverbial “coach on the floor.” The most important part of his job description, however, is outside shooting, and through ...
UNLV Rebels forward Cheikh Mbacke Diong (34) defends against Valparaiso Crusader Markus Golder during a game at the Thomas & Mack Center Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.
Valparaiso wins with assistance from 25 UNLV turnovers
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
So much for momentum. UNLV came into Wednesday’s home date with Valparaiso on a four-game winning streak, but after 40 minutes of turnovers ...
UNLV Rebels forward Cheikh Mbacke Diong (34) defends against Valparaiso Crusader Markus Golder during a game at the Thomas & Mack Center Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.
Blog: Rebels sloppy in loss to Valparaiso
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
UNLV will look to improve to 5-1 when Valparaiso visits the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday (7:30 p.m., AT&T Sports Net). A look at how the Rebels can win their fifth straight game ...
UNLV Rebels forward Joel Ntambwe (24) gets around UC Riverside Highlanders guard Dikymbe Martin (15) during a game at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.
Freshman Joel Ntambwe bringing intensity to starting lineup
UNLV BASKETBALL:
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Midway through the second half of UNLV’s win over Pacific last week, a loose ball rolled out toward the sideline, with one Rebel and two Pacific players in pursuit. UNLV freshman Joel Ntambwe beat his opponents to the floor and dove headfirst for the ball — which ...
UNLV Rebels forward Cheickna Dembele (15) snags an offensive rebound during a game against Pacific at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018.
UNLV outlasts Southern Utah, 76-71
Friday, November 23, 2018
In a game like UNLV’s 76-71 win over Southern Utah on Friday, in which there were 54 fouls called and a combined 30 turnovers, you can’t expect the winning coach to be ecstatic about the way his team ...