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Photo: T.J. Otzelberger, new UNLV men's basketball coach,
Analysis: UNLV makes a forward-thinking hire with T.J. Otzelberger
Friday, March 29, 2019
New coach’s offensive pedigree provides reasons for optimism
T.J. Otzelberger persevered through a shaky takeoff to scout out potential subdivisions and schools Thursday afternoon as he circled Las Vegas as a passenger in a helicopter. This wasn’t how the 41-year-old envisioned ...
Photo: UNLV mens basketball player Mbacke Diong appears o
Take a Lap: UNLV's Mbacke Diong on falling in love with basketball
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Rebels:
Welcome to the latest installment of “Take a Lap with Mike Grimala,” a video interview series that we hope becomes a regular trip to the fun side of UNLV sports. In this episode, UNLV basketball player Mbacke Diong opens up about his native country of Senegal and ...
Photo: UNLV men's basketball coach Marvin Menzies appears
Take a Lap: Marvin Menzies on family and 'Full House'
Monday, January 14, 2019
Welcome to the latest installment of “Take a Lap with Mike Grimala,” a video interview series that we hope becomes a regular trip to the fun side of UNLV sports. The concept is simple: We invite a UNLV athlete coach or sports personality to hop in a motorized cart and take one lap around the Thomas & Mack Center. During the course of ...
Photo: UNLV basketball player Bryce Hamilton on
Take a Lap: Hawaiian holiday with Bryce Hamilton
Friday, December 21, 2018
UNLV sports:
Welcome to the latest installment of “Take a Lap with Mike Grimala,” a video interview series that we hope becomes a regular trip to the fun side of UNLV sports. In this episode, we spend a tropical holiday with UNLV freshman Bryce Hamilton ...
Take a Lap: Amauri Hardy talks Thanksgiving, Faygo and his basketball family
Take a Lap: Amauri Hardy talks Thanksgiving, Faygo and his basketball family
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Welcome to the latest installment of “Take a Lap with Mike Grimala,” a video interview series that we hope becomes a regular trip to the fun side of UNLV sports ...
Photo: UNLV basketball players Noah Robotham and Trey Woo
Take a Lap: Noah Robotham and Trey Woodbury talk Runnin' Rebels all-time greats
Monday, November 12, 2018
Welcome to the second installment of “Take a Lap with Mike Grimala,” a video interview series that we hope becomes a regular trip to the fun side of UNLV sports ...
Take a Lap: UNLV basketball's Shakur Juiston on dad jokes and 'Juice Box'
Take a Lap: UNLV basketball's Shakur Juiston on dad jokes and 'Juice Box'
Monday, November 5, 2018
Welcome to the debut of “Take a Lap with Mike Grimala,” a video interview series that we hope becomes a regular trip to the fun side of UNLV sports. The concept is simple: We invite a UNLV athlete , coach or sports personality to hop in a motorized cart and take one lap ...
Photo: Clark guard Trey Woodbury (22) splits Bishop Gorma
Analysis: Trey Woodbury could be dynamic shooter UNLV needs
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Rebels:
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 ...
Photo: UNLV's Joel Ntambwe (24) calls out to teammates du
Analysis: Joel Ntambwe could be playmaker for Runnin' Rebels
Friday, July 20, 2018
As recently as this spring, Joel Ntambwe was not a well-known name on the recruiting trail. Though the 6-foot-8 forward from Aspire Academy (Louisville, Ky.) was being courted by schools such as UCLA and Wichita State, there just wasn’t a lot of available information on Ntambwe, a native of the Congo who was was raised in Belgium. Rivals and ESPN rated him as a modest 3-star prospect, while Scout and 247Sports didn’t bother to ...
Rebels have intriguing prospect in raw big man Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua
Rebels have intriguing prospect in raw big man Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Analysis:
When Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua signed with UNLV in the spring, it sent Rebels fans swarming to the internet ...
Photo: Belmont Shore's Bryce Hamilton (4) drives the lane
Analysis: Freshman Bryce Hamilton projects as immediate scoring threat for UNLV
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Bryce Hamilton is the most highly-regarded of UNLV's three signees in the Class of 2018. A 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Pasadena, Calif., Hamilton averaged 24.4 points per game while leading his high school team to a berth in the California state championship game ...
Noah Robotham will bring shooting, IQ to Rebels' point guard position in 2018-19
Noah Robotham will bring shooting, IQ to Rebels' point guard position in 2018-19
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Analysis:
With Jordan Johnson graduating, point-guard play will be crucial for the Rebels next season, and that’s why the team has high internal expectations for senior Noah Robotham ...
Analysis: Jay Green brings quirky game to UNLV basketball
Analysis: Jay Green brings quirky game to UNLV basketball
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Jay Green was the first player from the Class of 2017 to commit to UNLV, but his November pledge was eventually overshadowed by incoming star recruits such as ...
Photo: UNLV freshman Brandon McCoy practices with the USA
Analysis: Big man Brandon McCoy is key to Rebels' rebuild
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
More than any other newcomer joining the UNLV roster this season, Brandon McCoy is being counted on to turn things around. As a five-star prospect and the most heralded recruit to commit during coach Marvin Menzies’ tenure, McCoy will be under pressure to perform at a high level on both ends of the court and impact the team’s win-loss record in a tangible way. And despite being just 19 years old, he’s expected to do all of that immediately. That’s a lot to ...
Photo: UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies directs some traffi
Analysis: UNLV's athletic forward Anthony Smith is all hustle
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Rebels basketball:
When Anthony Smith committed to UNLV on Jan. 16, the program was in a different place. The Rebels were scuffling their way toward a 10-21 record, and with a roster that had been pieced together at the last minute, it didn’t look like an immediate turnaround was ...