UNLV Men's Basketball

UNR hands UNLV historic beating in rivalry rout

L.E. Baskow

UNLV guard Jovan Mooring (30) looks up from the floor after taking a hard shot from UNR defenders during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, February 25, 2017.

UNR hands UNLV historic beating in rivalry rout
Sat, Feb 25, 2017 (6:33 p.m.)
With eight minutes to play in UNR’s blowout win over UNLV on Saturday, reserve forward Leland King scored inside to push the Wolf Pack lead to 27 points. The nondescript basket was inconsequential, but the visitor’s bench area erupted as UNR players and personnel completely ...
Live blog: UNR blows out UNLV, 94-58
Saturday, February 25, 2017
On the court, today's matchup between UNLV and UNR doesn't hold a lot of intrigue. UNR is heading toward a possible Mountain West title, while UNLV is riding ...
The Mountain West basketball tournament each March at the Thomas & Mack Center typically attracts a capacity crowd.
Vote for UNLV's most memorable Mountain West tourney game; win free tickets
Friday, February 24, 2017
The Rebels trailed rival BYU by double digits in the second half of the 2007 Mountain West championship game at the Thomas & Mack Center before storming back ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies looks on in frustration as his team is beat soundly by Colorado State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.
Rebels sink lower with eighth straight loss
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
A month ago, these teams were dead even. On Jan. 21, UNLV and Air Force gamely traded buzzer-beaters at the Thomas & Mack Center, and it took 50 minutes to decide ...
UNLV guard Jovan Mooring (30) is helped up off the court by teammate UNLV forward Tyrell Green (3) after a hard foul during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Live blog: UNLV blown out at Air Force
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The players and coaches would never admit it, instead sticking to the "approach every game the same" cliche, but you've got to believe the Rebels have tonight's game circled on their calendar. It's nothing personal with tonight's opponent, Air Force — it's just ...
UNLV forward Tyrell Green (3) fights to the rim between  San Jose State forward Brandon Clarke (15) and San Jose State forward Brandon Mitchell (4) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Finish line in sight for slumping Rebels
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
For UNLV, the final two weeks of the regular season will be all about finishing — first, finishing off a seven-game losing streak, and then crossing the finish line with some momentum heading into the conference tournament. In order to achieve those goals, the Rebels will have to start finishing easy shots ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies has a few words for UNLV forward Christian Jones (20) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Early miscues doom Rebels to seventh straight loss
Sunday, February 19, 2017
The margin of error in the Mountain West is thin for every team, but the Rebels in particular live on the razor’s edge. The slightest mistakes can be the difference between winning and losing, and the Rebels learned that lesson again — for the seventh straight time in Sunday’s 77-64 loss at San Diego State. UNLV failed to mark SDSU sharpshooter Matt Shrigley early on, allowing the senior specialist to make four first-half 3-pointers, and that was enough to put this one in the loss column ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies does his best to argue another foul call on his team versus San Jose State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Live blog: Rebels come up short at San Diego State, 77-64
Sunday, February 19, 2017
UNLV’s losing streak has now reached six games, but with eight days off since their last defeat — a 76-74 heartbreaker at home against San Jose State — the Rebels have had time to reset and re-think their approach to today’s road game against San Diego State ...
UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones takes the ball up court against Dixie State during the Rebels exhibition game Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Mother of Bryce Dejean-Jones says new charity something son would've wanted
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
For Fran Jones, coping with her son’s death was difficult and confusing, but she decided to channel her grief into something productive ...
San Jose State forward Ryan Welage (32) looks on as UNLV forward Tyrell Green (3) loses the ball out of bounds during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Rebels denied at buzzer, lose sixth straight
Saturday, February 11, 2017
UNLV did a lot of things right in Saturday’s home game against San Jose State. The Rebels played physical. They pounded the glass. They hit their free throws down the stretch. And they got clutch shots from Jovan Mooring and Tyrell Green in the closing minutes. It should have been ...
UNLV's Zion Morgan (10) slices to the hoop past San Jose State's Ryan Welage (32) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Live blog: Mooring misses at buzzer, Rebels fall to SJSU
Saturday, February 11, 2017
With just six games left in the regular season, it still feels like the Runnin’ Rebels are a mystery. From week to week, game to game, and even half to half, it’s impossible to predict how UNLV is going to perform on the court ...
UNLV forward Tyrell Green (3) and teammates watch the rest of the game in disgust from the bench as Colorado State maintains a big lead during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.
It sucks losing to Reno, especially by four touchdowns in basketball
ray brewer:
Friday, February 10, 2017
If you are finally light years better than your rival, and that rival has only barely acknowledged your existence for decades, then it’s a great idea to ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies pinches his forehead while falling further behind Colorado State during their Mountain West Conference basketball game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Thomas & Mack Center. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
UNR revels in epic blowout win over UNLV
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
With 8:49 remaining in the first half of Wednesday’s game at the Lawlor Center, UNR forward Cameron Oliver streaked down the court, elevated and threw down a vicious two-handed alley-oop dunk to give the Wolf Pack a 34-20 lead over UNLV. Surging with energy, Oliver ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies talks with UNLV guard Zion Morgan during their Mountain West Conference basketball game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Blog: Rebels leveled at UNR, 104-77
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Reno is ready for a celebration. UNR is clearly the cream of the Mountain West this season, and after years of playing little brother to UNLV, the Pack are embracing the opportunity to kick big brother while he's down ...
UNLV coach Dave Rice calls a play against Fresno State during the Mountain West opener at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.
Analysis: With Dave Rice reunion, imagining the UNLV team that could have been
Rebels:
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
When UNLV goes up against UNR tonight, much will be made about current Wolf Pack assistant Dave Rice facing his former team. In the spirit of great “What if?” sports debates, let’s take a look at what the 2016-17 Rebels could have been if Rice had not been fired and ...