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UNLV Basketball

Rebels hoping to play their best against Mountain West's top teams

Wade Vandervort

UNLV guard Noah Robotham (5) goes for a lay up past UNR forward Cody Martin (11) during a game at Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.

Rebels hoping to play their best against Mountain West's top teams
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 (2 a.m.)
If there is a line of demarcation in the Mountain West, UNLV is that line. The Rebels (15-11, 9-5 MWC) are currently sitting in fifth place in the 11-team conference, and a clear trend has been established this season. Against teams that are below them in the standings, the Rebels are 9-1; against teams above ...
UNLV Runnin' Rebels guard Kris Clyburn (1) lays up the ball against UNR at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.
UNLV overcomes cold shooting to complete season sweep of Wyoming
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Say this for the 2018-19 Runnin’ Rebels — they have good timing. UNLV struggled mightily with its 3-point shooting for the second straight game, but the Rebels picked the right two contests to lose their outside stroke ...
UNLV Rebels guard Noah Robotham (5) shoots over Valparaiso Crusaders center Derrik Smits (21) during their game Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Live blog: Rebels outlast Wyoming, 66-56
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
It got a little close for comfort down the stretch, but for the second straight game UNLV was able to survive a horrible shooting performance and come away with a win, this time outlasting Wyoming, 66-56 ...
UNLV Rebels guard Amauri Hardy (3) looks for an open man during a game against Pacific at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018.
Rebels unable to revel in 71-64 win at lowly San Jose State
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Saturday, February 16, 2019
When does a win not quite feel like a win? UNLV lived through that riddle on Saturday, when the Rebels walked onto the court at San Jose State as 13.5-point favorites and ...
UNLV Runnin' Rebels guard Amauri Hardy (3) lays up the ball against UNR at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.
Live blog: UNLV survives close call with 71-64 win at San Jose State
Saturday, February 16, 2019
It was closer than it ever should have been, but UNLV made some big shots (and some clutch free throws) down the stretch to defeat San Jose State, 71-64 ...
Flames lights up the Thomas & Mack Center prior to the start of a UNLV vs UNR game Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.
Top 2020 recruit Kyree Walker impressed by UNLV environment
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
When it was reported that UNLV would be hosting Kyree Walker at Saturday’s home game against Fresno State as part of an unofficial visit, there was some concern among the fan base: With the Rebels drawing low attendance numbers at the ...
UNLV Rebels forward Cheikh Mbacke Diong (34) grabs an offensive rebound during a game against UC Riverside at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.
Rebels get defensive late in win over Air Force
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
It took 79 minutes and 30 seconds, but UNLV finally got a defensive stop against Air Force. In fact, the Rebels got two stops ...
UNLV forward Cheikh Mbacke Diong (34) chats with Joel Ntambwe (24) prior to the start of a game against UNR at Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.
Live blog: Rebels surge past Air Force, 77-72
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Noah Robotham came up clutch, connecting on a pair of free throws to give UNLV the lead in the final minute, and the Rebels held on for a 77-72 win over Air Force ...
UNLV forward Joel Ntambwe (24) is covered by Cincinnati's Keith Williams (2) and Jarron Cumberland (34) during a game at the Thomas & Mack Center Saturday Dec. 1, 2018.
First-year Rebel Joel Ntambwe ignoring 'freshman wall'
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Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Joel Ntambwe has started every game this season, but he says he is feeling fresh as UNLV heads into the final stretch ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies reacts during a game against UNR at Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.
UNLV basketball goes cold in home loss to Fresno State
Saturday, February 9, 2019
College basketball is a simple game sometimes. On Wednesday, UNLV caught fire from long distance and rode 14 made 3-pointers to a road win at Boise State. Three days later the shooting touch was ...
UNLV Rebels guard Noah Robotham (5) warms-up prior to a game against the Colorado State Rams at Thomas & Mack, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.
Live blog: Rebels fall at home to Fresno State
Saturday, February 9, 2019
The Rebels left way too many shooters wide open in the first half, and Fresno made them pay by going 8-of-14 from the 3-point line. At the break, Fresno State leads, 45-33 ...
UNLV Rebels guard Bryce Hamilton (13) covers Cincinnati Bearcats forward Tre Scott (13) during a game at the Thomas & Mack Center Saturday Dec. 1, 2018.
Bryce Hamilton focusing on 'energy and defense' in quest for playing time
Saturday, February 9, 2019
When Bryce Hamilton committed to UNLV in October 2017, he probably imagined the Rebels were ready to roll out the red carpet for him. The 6-foot-5 scoring guard was rated as ...
UNLV guard Noah Robotham pulls up for a 3-pointer while defended by Boise State's RJ Williams during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Boise, Idaho.
Rebels win shootout at Boise State, 83-72
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
With less than five minutes remaining in UNLV’s game at Boise State on Wednesday, Noah Robotham found himself open for a potential go-ahead 3-pointer. The score was tied, 68-68, and Amauri Hardy’s dribble penetration had ...
UNLV guard Noah Robotham pulls up for a 3-pointer while defended by Boise State's RJ Williams during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Boise, Idaho.
Blog: Robotham leads UNLV to victory at Boise State
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Noah Robotham made huge plays down the stretch, and UNLV has snapped its three-game losing streak with an 83-72 win at Boise State ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies reacts during a game against UNR at Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.
Can UNLV solve its season-long problem with slow starts?
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
When was the last time UNLV basketball got off to a good start in a game? You’d have to go back three weeks to the Rebels’ 94-56 dismantling of San Jose State to find the most recent occurrence. UNLV jumped out to a 10-4 lead in that ...