UNLV Basketball

Passion rekindled: Diehards turn out for UNLV fan fest

L.E. Baskow

UNLV gear was available to fans wanting a photo with Hey Reb during the Rebel Summer Fan Fest at Town Square to celebrate the upcoming sports seasons on Thursday, May 19, 2017. The event included entertainment, food, giveaways and question-and-answer sessions with coaches.

Passion rekindled: Diehards turn out for UNLV fan fest
Fri, May 19, 2017 (2 a.m.)
The official attendance records may not reflect just how bad things got for UNLV basketball last year, but there were nights when you would have been hard pressed to count 4,000 people inside the Thomas & Mack Center. So it was encouraging to see about 500 enthusiastic fans turn out on Thursday evening for ...
UNLV Runnin Rebels head coach Marvin Menzies takes a selfie photo with a fan during the Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising event at Born and Raised on Wednesday evening.
Rebels hoping for fan frenzy at Town Square event
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Hope springs eternal in sports and excitement is already building for UNLV's 2017-18 campaign, especially considering the ridiculous recruiting haul orchestrated ...
UNLV forward Dwayne Morgan (15) is pleased with his team's performance over Northern Arizona during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.
Police: UNLV's Morgan was erratic, tried to fight during arrest
Friday, May 12, 2017
UNLV basketball player Dwayne Morgan was taken into custody after acting erratically in front of police, trying to enter both a squad car and then another vehicle ...
UNR coach Eric Musselman directs his players during his first NCAA college basketball practice in Reno. Musselman learned about running a Division I program from his father and during stops at two schools as an assistant.
UNR basketball coach Musselman signs 5-year extension
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
UNR coach Eric Musselman has signed a five-year extension through 2021-22 after leading the Wolf Pack to their first ...
UNLV forward Dwayne Morgan (15) is all smiles after rejecting a basket attempt by  Northern Arizona during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.
UNLV basketball suspends Dwayne Morgan following weekend arrest
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Dwayne Morgan has been suspended indefinitely by UNLV following an arrest on early Saturday morning after an altercation with a cab driver. According to a source ...
UNLV forward Ben Carter (13) dunks the ball during a game against South Dakota at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015.
NCAA grants sixth year to former Rebel Ben Carter
Monday, May 8, 2017
Carter left UNLV for Michigan State as a graduate transfer last summer, but injured his knee in the preseason and never played ...
UNLV basketball signee Mbacke Diong is shown in a provided photo from UNLV Athletics.
Analysis: Big man Mbacke Diong could be building block for UNLV basketball
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Before Brandon McCoy committed to the Rebels last week, it could have been argued that fellow Class of 2017 big man Mbacke Diong was Marvin Menzies’ most impressive recruiting “get” in his first two years at UNLV. The 6-foot-11 Senegal native made a splash in his one year in the states, posting 14.1 points ...
Head coach Jerry Tarkanian and player Mark Wade during a 1986-1987 season game.
Rebels legend Mark Wade heading to UNLV Hall
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Mark Wade still remembers the best pass he ever threw as a Runnin’ Rebel. It came in the biggest game of his career, a Final Four matchup against Indiana in 1987. Wade was in the process of dishing out an NCAA-record 18 assists in that contest, but one dime in particular ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies directs traffic versus TCU during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.
How 3 recruits changed the expectations for UNLV's Marvin Menzies
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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Then, a span of 24 hours this week changed everything. That means a middle-of-the-pack finish in the league won’t cut it. That means missing the NCAA Tournament, even if the program is significantly improved, would be considered a failed season. That means ...
Hey Reb and the UNLV cheerleaders start off the evening with dancing and fireworks as the first home game of the season versus Cal Poly is set to start at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, November 13, 2015.
Celebrated new recruits ready to lead UNLV revival
Friday, April 28, 2017
After a year of hibernation, the Runnin’ Rebels are back. In a span of 24 hours, head coach Marvin Menzies added three top-tier recruits and instantly breathed new life into the program, and a team that finished last in the Mountain West a year ago is now poised for a major revival. Empty sections at the Thomas & Mack Center? A thing of the past. An 11-21 record? A mark that could easily be reversed in 2017-18. An apathetic fan base? Now they’re ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies does his best to keep his players dialed in versus Wyoming during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016.
Menzies finds success in recruiting, lands key prospects Amauri Hardy, Shakur Juiston
One day earlier, McDonald's All-American Brandon McCoy also committed to the Rebels' second-year coach
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Less than 24 hours after securing a game-changing commitment from Class of 2017 center Brandon McCoy, UNLV announced the signing of two more impact recruits in Amauri Hardy and Shakur Juiston. McCoy, Hardy and Juiston have all signed letters of intent, and ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies talks a little trash on the bench with his players as they dominate Northern Arizona during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.
Top recruit Brandon McCoy commits to UNLV
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
UNLV’s rebuilding process was thrust into overdrive on Tuesday, when blue-chip high school big man Brandon McCoy announced his commitment to the Rebels. McCoy, a 6-foot-10 center, made his choice via Twitter ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies continues to challenge his players as the game stays close late versus UC Riverside at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.
UNLV target Amauri Hardy on fast track to college decision
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Everything about Amauri Hardy is fast. The four-star point guard from Michigan prefers to play at a breakneck pace, using his explosive speed and athleticism to attack the rim at every opportunity. “I feel I’m ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies directs traffic during overtime versus Air Force in their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.
Spring signing period promises to keep Rebels busy
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
College basketball’s spring signing period opens today, and that could bring about a flurry of activity for UNLV. The Rebels have two open scholarships at the moment ...
San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher gets ramped up as his team dominates UNLV on the hardwood during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
Steve Fisher retiring as SDSU basketball coach
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Steve Fisher is retiring from a basketball coaching career that includes a national championship at Michigan, directing the Fab Five and then turning San Diego State from ...