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UNLV Basketball

Menzies' vision: 'Have one of the best teams on the West Coast'

Steve Marcus

UNLV's Noah Robotham, right, (5) talks with Shakur Justin during the first basketball practice of the 2018-19 season at Mendenhall Center Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.

Menzies' vision: 'Have one of the best teams on the West Coast'
ray brewer:
Mon, Oct 22, 2018 (2 a.m.)
A history lesson is a good reminder of where the legendary program once was under Tarkanian and where Menzies envisions it returning ...
UNLV Rebel Amauri Hardy (3) dunks the ball  as players warm up for an exhibition in the parking lot of Sam Boyd Stadium before the UNLV-Air Force football game Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.
At preseason showcase, Runnin' Rebels pledge to 'play their hearts out'
Friday, October 19, 2018
The 2018-19 Runnin' Rebels were introduced for the first time at a preseason showcase on Friday, and sophomore guard Amauri Hardy was among those who ...
Marvin Menzies, UNLV head basketball coach, speaks with reporters during the first basketball practice of the 2018-19 season at Mendenhall Center Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.
5 takeaways from Mountain West basketball media day
Thursday, October 18, 2018
With the start of college basketball season less than a month away, the Mountain West gathered all its members in Las Vegas on Tuesday for media day. Five takeaways ...
UNLV's Noah Robotham, right, (5) talks with Shakur Justin during the first basketball practice of the 2018-19 season at Mendenhall Center Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.
Runnin' Rebels trying to blend youth, experience in 2018-19
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Marvin Menzies has an oft-stated goal when it comes to building his ideal roster at UNLV: He wants the Rebels to get old, and stay old. It’s a way of saying he wants his initial recruiting classes to grow through the program and become ...
Marvin Menzies, UNLV head basketball coach, talks with players during the first basketball practice of the 2018-19 season at Mendenhall Center Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.
UNLV hoops picked sixth in preseason Mountain West poll
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
UNLV is projected to finish sixth in the Mountain West this season, according to the preseason poll released by the conference today. The Runnin’ Rebels finished ...
UNLV's Amauri Hardy (3) takes a shot during the first basketball practice of the 2018-19 season at Mendenhall Center Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.
Amauri Hardy says Rebels could utilize 'positionless' backcourt
Monday, October 1, 2018
Amauri Hardy is used to running the show. In high school, he played point guard and had the ball in his hands at all times. He was recruited to UNLV as the No. 23 point-guard recruit in the country ...
UNLV Rebels forward Shakur Juiston (10) smiles after a call goes his way versus Arizona during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017.
Shakur Juiston wants to pass on being Rebels' go-to guy
UNLV basketball:
Saturday, September 29, 2018
After averaging a double-double and earning All-Mountain West second team honors last year as a junior, you would think Shakur Juiston is a natural choice to step forward as ...
UNLV Rebels forward Shakur Juiston (10) dunks during a game against Air Force in the 2018 Mountain West Men's Basketball Championship at the Thomas & Mack Center Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
Five questions for first UNLV basketball practice
The Rebels:
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Marvin Menzies’ second year at the helm of UNLV basketball had its ups and downs. Several players had standout campaigns, and the Rebels found themselves in third place late in the season ...
Jalen Hill (23) of the Las Vegas Prospects puts up the ball during the Las Vegas Classic at Spring Valley High School Thursday, July 26, 2018. Ben Merritt (3) of the Griffins is at right.
Clark's Jalen Hill commits to Oklahoma basketball
Thursday, September 20, 2018
One of the state’s top high-school players made his college decision on Thursday, as Clark senior Jalen Hill committed to Oklahoma. Hill made the announcement in the gym at Clark, surrounded by ...
Head coach Marvin Menzies counsels his players during the UNLV basketball team's first practice at the Mendenhall Center on Saturday, September 30, 2017.   .
New UNLV recruit Josh Pierre-Louis wants to bring grit to Las Vegas
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Josh Pierre-Louis was only in Las Vegas for 48 hours, but that was plenty of time for him to make up his mind about which college he wants to attend. The Class of 2019 guard committed to UNLV on Sunday, capping off an official visit that Pierre-Louis said ...
UNLV Rebels head coach Marvin Menzes directs his players during their NCAA basketball game against the Northern Colorado Bears Friday, December 22, 2017, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 94-91 to move their record to 11-2.
New Jersey guard Josh Pierre-Louis commits to UNLV basketball
Sunday, September 9, 2018
UNLV received its second commitment from the Class of 2019 when Josh Pierre-Louis pledged on Sunday. The New Jersey native was in town for ...
UNLV Rebels forward Tervell Beck (14) looks for an opening during a game against the Air Force Falcons at the Thomas & Mack Center Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.
Analysis: Projecting UNLV basketball's lineup for 2018-19
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
The first day of college basketball practice is now less than four weeks away, and though we haven’t seen the 2018-19 Runnin’ Rebels in action yet, we have enough information to begin speculating as to what the team will look like this season ...
UNLV forward Mike Moser messes around with announcer Chet Buchanan during the team's First Look scrimmage Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at the Thomas & Mack.
Chet Buchanan returning as Rebels' hype man
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
UNLV announced Tuesday that former on-court host Chet Buchanan will return as an emcee for Runnin’ Rebels basketball games this season. Buchanan, a local radio personality known for his annual KLUC Toy Drive, previously served ...
Clark guard Trey Woodbury (22) splits Bishop Gorman guard Chuck O'Bannon, left, and Bishop Gorman guard Noah Taitz during their state 4A high school championship game at the Cox Pavilion on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
Analysis: Trey Woodbury could be dynamic shooter UNLV needs
Rebels:
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
To compete with the best teams in the Mountain West, UNLV needs to add talented wing players. Head coach Marvin Menzies has acknowledged that reality on several occasions, and the incoming class ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies calls out to players during a game against UNR in the 2018 Mountain West Men's Basketball Championship at the Thomas & Mack Center Thursday, March 8, 2018.
Louis Bangai, Marvin Coleman joining UNLV hoops as walk-ons
Thursday, August 9, 2018
College basketball coaches take different approaches to walk-on players. Some view walk-ons as practice bodies, with no purpose other than to play hard between game days and push the scholarship players to match their effort. Others see the walk-on route as ...