UNLV Men's Basketball

Golf legend Ryan Moore, basketball great Mark Wade picked for UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame

UNLV's Jamaal Brimmer brings down Wyoming's Joseph Harris during the second quarter at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004. R. MARSH STARKS / LAS VEGAS SUN

Golf legend Ryan Moore, basketball great Mark Wade picked for UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 (10 a.m.)
He helped the UNLV basketball team reach the 1987 Final Four and is one of the best guards in program history. Another won an individual national golf championship and ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies feels the pinch as the game slips away versus San Diego State during the Mountain West Basketball Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Menzies has little time for Madness as he focuses on recruiting
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
In a month when so much office productivity is lost to March Madness, Marvin Menzies has no problem staying focused on the job at hand. Millions of people may have been glued to their televisions during the first weekend of the NCAA tournament, but ...
UNLV's Cheickna Dembele (11) sets up for a big dunk over New Mexico during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
How can UNLV get back to the NCAA Tournament?
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The key question for the Rebels isn’t why they missed the tournament this year, it’s how can they get back to the dance as quickly as possible? Here’s a quick four-step plan for ...
UNLV Head Coach Marvin Menzies reacts to a play as the Rebels play the Utah State Aggies at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Rebels looking forward with recruitment of point guard Jordan Goldwire
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The offseason has begun for UNLV basketball, but Marvin Menzies can’t afford to take many days off. Roster construction is now the most important part of ...
Members of the 1983 NC State national championship basketball team — from left, Dereck Whittenburg, Thurl Bailey, and Sidney Lowe — talk with media outside the White House on Monday, May 9, 2016. They met with President Barack Obama 33 years after their championship.
How UNLV almost ended NC State's memorable 1983 run to national title
Wolfpack great Thurl Bailey recalls game against Sidney Green, Rebels; we'll be at Westgate on Thursday
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
what if NC State’s postseason run ended a few games earlier against UNLV in the round of 32? The Rebels led by six points at halftime. Had they not made just 14-of-23 free throws, it would ...
UNLV forward Dwayne Morgan (15) enjoys a laugh while looking to the bench versus UC Riverside at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.
Analysis: Projecting the Rebels' roster for 2017-18
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
If there’s one thing we know about UNLV following the conclusion of the 2016-17 campaign, it’s that the roster needs to be dramatically overhauled in coming seasons. After losing 21 games and finishing in last place in ...
UNR forward Cameron Oliver (0) is counseled by UNR head coach Eric Musselman during a timeout during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
Selection Sunday remains one-and-done for Mountain West
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Last year, San Diego State went 28-10 overall and romped to the Mountain West regular-season championship with a 16-2 record. Then the Aztecs were upset in the title game of the league tournament, and when Selection Sunday came, they were left out of ...
NBA Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo, right, laughs in an interview outside the Kevin Harvick's garage during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race Friday, March 10, 2017, in Las Vegas. Mutombo and Harvick recently appeared in a commercial together for Mobil 1 Annual Protection.
Dikembe Mutombo says Las Vegas needs to be patient in pursuit of NBA team
The former Georgetown great also recalls NCAA Tournament game in 1991 against UNLV
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Before basketball hall-of-famer Dikembe Mutombo became a household name, mainly for wagging his finger at opponents after blocking their shots, he spent his college days ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies confers with UNLV guard Jovan Mooring (30) as they face San Diego State during the Mountain West Basketball Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Mooring, Morgan among reasons for optimism in UNLV rebuild
Friday, March 10, 2017
The worst season in UNLV history ended on Wednesday night in fittingly painful fashion, as the Rebels let a 21-point lead slip away in the second half before coming unglued in overtime of a 62-52 loss to San Diego State in the play-in round of the Mountain West tournament. For a program in complete rebuilding mode, that probably ...
Players on the UNLV bench react to the game slipping away in overtime versus San Diego State during the Mountain West Basketball Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Rebels tire, falter down stretch in OT loss to San Diego State
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
As the final seconds ticked away in UNLV’s 62-52 overtime loss to San Diego State on Wednesday, the clock wasn’t just counting down the 45 minutes of game time that had transpired at the Thomas & Mack Center. The clock actually started ticking back in April, when ...
UNLV forward Tyrell Green reacts to his team blowing a big lead and losing in overtime to San Diego State during the Mountain West Basketball Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Instant Analysis: Menzies got most out of this UNLV team; time to turn the page
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
In a UNLV basketball season of few wins, the final game followed a similar script: The Rebels’ players fought to the best of their ability, they produced some moments of solid play that convinced us that ...
UNLV forward Troy Baxter Jr. (31) cruises in for a finger roll over San Diego State during the Mountain West Basketball Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Blog: Rebels' season ends with OT loss to SDSU
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
UNLV’s already treacherous path to a Mountain West tournament win got a little more difficult with Tuesday’s revelation that senior forward Tyrell Green will likely miss today’s game against ...
UNLV's Jovan Mooring (30) drives to the basket against Utah State's Jalen Moore (14) as the Rebels play the Utah State Aggies at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Rebels drawing on underdog experience as conference tourney set to tip off
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
When it comes to sports memories, nothing seems to resonate as deeply as the big upset — those games where the big favorite gets toppled by the plucky underdog, against all odds. Those are the ones that players, coaches and spectators on both sides seem to ...
UNR guard Jordan Caroline (24) yells in exultation after another big shot over UNLV during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
UNR enters Mountain West tourney as big fish in small pond
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Less than a month ago, the Mountain West looked like a one-bid league, and even that might have been generous. Preseason favorite UNR was a disappointing 8-4 in conference play after dropping a road game at San Diego State on Feb. 12 (the Wolf Pack’s third loss ...
UNLV's Jovan Mooring (30) is pressured as tries to pass against the Utah State Aggies at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
UNLV set to face San Diego State in MWC tourney
Sunday, March 5, 2017
UNLV’s loss at Fresno State didn’t just lock the Rebels into last place in the Mountain West, it also locked them into the worst possible matchup for the play-in round of next week’s conference tournament. The Rebels will enter the tournament as ...