It’s always Dave Rice’s goal to set up a challenging nonconference schedule that includes intriguing games. The UNLV basketball coach is succeeding with his plan.
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The UNLV basketball team got a heavy dose of perspective Thursday morning at Sunrise Children’s Hospital. Just 12 hours after holding off stubborn Portland of the West Coast Conference at the Thomas & Mack Center, the Rebels dropped in on pediatric and intensive care wards and put smiles on young faces.
Las Vegas High’s Tyler Bey had scored a total of 73 points in the Wildcats’ first two games this week.
The Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks are close to finalizing a deal that would send point guard Rajon Rondo to the Mavericks, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.
Lon Kruger left UNLV to coach Oklahoma after returning the Rebels to respectability with a 161–71 record and four NCAA tourney appearances in seven seasons. His 15th ranked Sooners meet No. 16 Washington in the MGM Grand Showcase on Saturday.
UNLV didn’t play nearly well enough to beat Portland for the better part of 36 minutes on Wednesday night.
UNLV’s overtime win against Portland on Wednesday night was important for one reason: The alternative would have been dreadful.
Findlay Prep boys basketball coach Andy Johnson didn’t like the way his team finished the first half Wednesday.
Rashad Vaughn was terrific and he did enough to keep UNLV in the game long enough to make the plays down the stretch to force overtime. Then, he stepped his game up in the extra session.
Cody Doolin’s layup with 0.4 seconds remaining in overtime lifted UNLV to a 75-73 victory over Portland at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday night.
The Rebels are 6-point favorites when they host Portland tonight at the Thomas & Mack. Tip is 7:30 p.m.
The Portland Pilots could very well be in the mix to grab the third position in a strong WCC this season, and that makes them a very challenging opponent for UNLV.
In a few months, UNLV sophomore Chris Wood might confront a decision about his professional career. Will he be ready to take a shot at the NBA or not? As of now, he’s not. He knows it, too.
Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker saw his rookie season come to a premature end Tuesday when he was diagnosed with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
Spring Valley girls basketball coach Billy Hemberger doesn’t like to alter his up-tempo style based on the opponent.
Just 24 games in the season, the Sacramento Kings fired coach Michael Malone, multiple media outlets reported late Sunday night.
Kobe Bryant eclipsed Michael Jordan on the National Basketball Association’s all-time scoring list on Sunday, surpassing the legendary scorer during the second quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers’ game at the Minnesota Timberwolves.
With his team leading by three points with time winding down, Valley boys basketball coach Brian Farnsworth knew Clark was going to try to get the ball to senior Carter Olsen. Farnsworth’s players made sure Olsen didn’t get an open look.
Cold second-half shooting was too much for the UNLV women’s basketball team to overcome Saturday night in a 93-84 loss to Southern Utah in Cedar City, Utah.
Rashad Vaughn scored 18 points, and freshman Patrick McCaw made big plays to help the Rebels run away with a 75-61 victory over South Dakota before a lively sellout crowd of 3,250 at the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday night. McCaw totaled 12 points, four steals and four rebounds.
Rashad Vaughn scored 18 points and had plenty of help as UNLV defeated South Dakota 75-61 before an energized sellout crowd of 3,250 at the Sanford Pentagon.
The Rebels are 3.5-point favorites when they travel to Sioux City to face the Coyotes today at 5:00 p.m.
A game against a Summit League opponent with a 3-7 record on a somewhat neutral floor would not ordinarily be the type of spot to put UNLV on high alert.
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