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UNLV Basketball

Rebels stunned by New Mexico, 85-81, their third loss at home in MWC

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UNLV Rebels forward Brandon McCoy (44) is consoled by UNLV Rebels guard Jordan Johnson (24) after a bad foul and technical which turned the game around versus the New Mexico Lobos during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018.

Rebels stunned by New Mexico, 85-81, their third loss at home in MWC
Wed, Jan 17, 2018 (10:10 p.m.)
Things looked to be going UNLV’s way late in Wednesday’s home game against New Mexico. A second-half surge saw the Rebels build a 67-56 lead with 6:48 to play, and Jordan Johnson hit a 3-pointer with five minutes left to ...
UNLV Rebels guard Kris Clyburn (1) gets inside of New Mexico Lobos guard Makuach Maluach (10) for a lay in during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Blog: New Mexico beats UNLV on late 3
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
After a week off, UNLV is back in action tonight when New Mexico visits the Mack. The Lobos are rebuilding, but their wide-open style of offense makes this a tricky matchup for UNLV because ...
UNLV Rebels guard Kris Clyburn (1) signals a successful basket against Arizona during their NCAA basketball game Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Thomas & Mack Center In Las Vegas. Arizona won the game 91-88 in overtime.CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
UNLV basketball counting on support from secondary scorers
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
UNLV has a clearly established pecking order on offense. The primary scorers get the majority of the shots, and the rest of the team is there to fill in the cracks. At the top of the food chain is freshman Brandon McCoy. The 7-foot freshman phenom takes 11.6 shots per contest and ...
Liberty High's Julian Strawther is a top recruit nationally for the class of 2020. He's a key recruiting target for UNLV, where his sister, Paris, plays.
For prized UNLV recruiting target Julian Strawther, growing up is a team effort
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Julian Strawther is one of the country’s top basketball prospects, so the 6-foot-7 Liberty sophomore is used to playing in front of a distinguished crowd. Aside from students, parents, fans and media, it’s not unusual to find famous college coaches dotting the bleachers ...
UNLV guard Amauri Hardy (3) goes for a 3-point basket against Air Force at the Air Force Academy, Colo., Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.
Rebels shoot their way out of trouble in 81-76 win at Air Force
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Jovan Mooring knows there’s only one way to bust out of a shooting slump. So after making just 5-of-29 from the field in UNLV’s first three Mountain West games, the super-confident senior decided to shoot his way out of it. Mooring locked himself inside ...
UNLV's guard Jordan Johnson (24) soars past the Illinois defense for a shot attempt during their game at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.
Live blog: Mooring ices Rebels' win at Air Force
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Can an early-January game at Air Force really be a must-win situation for UNLV basketball? In the technical sense, no, because this contest (and the 14 regular-season matchups that will follow it) will not affect the Rebels’ postseason chances and mostly serve as ...
UNLV Rebels forward Cheikh Mbacke Diong (34)rejects a shot attempt by Utah State Aggies guard Diogo Brito (24) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018.
Mbacke Diong emerging as defensive difference-maker
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Amid all the talk of what’s wrong with the Rebels, one thing that appears to be right is the development of freshman big man Mbacke Diong. Diong began the season as a bundle of long-term future potential, as the athletic 6-foot-11 prospect from Senegal played just ...
UNLV Rebels forward Cheikh Mbacke Diong (34) topples over Utah State Aggies guard DeAngelo Isby (0) after a pump fake during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018.
UNLV 'out-hustled' in 85-78 home loss to Utah State
Saturday, January 6, 2018
UNLV dug itself a 15-point deficit in the first half on Saturday against Utah State, and though the Rebels flipped a switch in the second half and made a spirited run — even taking a small lead late in the game — it wasn’t enough to complete the comeback. Utah State got ...
UNLV Rebels guard Kris Clyburn (1) looks for an outlet pass over Utah State Aggies forward Daron Henson (23) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Live blog: Utah State finishes off UNLV, 85-78
Saturday, January 6, 2018
After working overtime to earn their first conference win of the season at San Jose State on Wednesday, the Rebels return to the Thomas & Mack Center tonight to take on Utah State ...
UNLV Rebels forward Brandon McCoy (44) rejects a shot by Northern Colorado Bears forward Tanner Morgan (20) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, L.E. Baskow
Quick learner Brandon McCoy studying up on defense
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Brandon McCoy is a quick learner. Despite being an obvious one-and-done candidate, he’s enjoying the academic side of college life; last week, he tweeted that he recorded a very respectable 3.34 GPA for his first semester. He has graded out even better than that ...
UNLV Runnin' Rebels forward Cheikh Mbacke Diong (34) slam dunks the ball over the Utah Runnin' Utes during their MGM Main Event basketball game at the T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017.
UNLV relieved to get overtime win at San Jose State
Thursday, January 4, 2018
With 4.6 seconds remaining in regulation and UNLV trailing by one point at San Jose State, freshman center Mbacke Diong decided to take a walk. The 18-year-old Senegal native had just been fouled on a putback attempt on the Rebels’ final possession, sending him ...
Northern Colorado Bears guard Jonah Radebaugh (12) defends UNLV Rebels guard Jovan Mooring (30) during their NCAA basketball game Friday, December 22, 2017, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 94-91 to move their record to 11-2.
Blog: UNLV escapes in OT, beats San Jose State 82-76
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
UNLV’s last trip to San Jose State didn’t go well, as the Rebels missed layup after layup in an embarrassing loss last season. One year later, UNLV is a completely different, and they aren’t missing ...
UNLV Rebels forward Brandon McCoy (44) is fouled from behind by Arizona Wildcats guard Rawle Alkins (1) as he attempts a shot during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017.
For UNLV basketball, turnaround starts with finishing
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The 2016-17 campaign was filled with a series of low points for the UNLV basketball team, but no moment pulled the Rebels deeper into the abyss than their 76-72 loss at San Jose State. On Jan. 28 of that season, the ragtag Rebels went to the Event Center Arena expecting ...
UNLV's guard Jovan Mooring (30) gets off a shot between Illinois guard Mark Smith (13) and Illinois forward Michael Finke (43) with teammate UNLV's forward Cheickna Dembele (11) near during their game at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.
As Jovan Mooring goes, so goes UNLV basketball
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Who has been UNLV’s most valuable player so far this season? That’s up for debate. Freshman center Brandon McCoy is the team’s leading scorer and a future pro, junior forward Shakur Juiston is ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies stands on the sidelines dejected after his team is way behind versus UNR during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
Boise State tops UNLV in early Mountain West showdown
Saturday, December 30, 2017
With less than three minutes to play in Saturday’s matchup of Mountain West contenders, Boise State swingman Chandler Hutchison found himself with the ball in the left corner, with his team protecting a 73-67 lead. A 7-1 run by UNLV had given the Rebels ...