UNLV interim basketball coach Todd Simon went down the depth chart at center when meeting Tuesday with the media. Dwayne Morgan, a 6-foot 8-inch forward, now is No. 1, followed by 6-7 forward Derrick Jones Jr., 6-6 guard Jordan Cornish and 6-7 guard Patrick McCaw.
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When I told the UNLV people I wanted to write about the new courtside seating area at Lady Rebels games sometimes referred to as Tiffany Row (there is no official connection with the women's jewelry and specialty retailer), they pointed to three women's basketball fans seated in the cushy seats near the baseline.
UNLV spent part of Monday watching video of its 65-63 loss at UNR two nights earlier, and it was a more stomach-turning than viewing old episodes of "Yes, Dear."
The floor of the gym was filled. Shots were being fired up, one-liners being fired at each other. Call it basketball's guys night out.
Five takeaways from the UNLV basketball team's 65-63 loss at UNR on Saturday:
When Florida police officer Bobby White played street basketball with a group of neighborhood kids this month, he promised he'd return to shoot more hoops.
Eric Musselman hugged one player and high-fived another and chest-bumped another. He ran over to the edge of one baseline inside the Lawlor Events Center on Saturday night, one side of his dress shirt untucked, and waved his arms up and down at a raucous student section.
With the game on the line Saturday night, UNR won it at the free throw line. The Wolf Pack broke a tie at 60 and made five free throws to beat UNLV 65-63 at Lawlor Events Center.
The UNLV women's basketball team has dominated its intrastate rivalry with UNR. But to the Lady Rebels, it's 0-0.
Life was great for the UNLV men’s basketball team when it was running up the court and blowing out teams.
Charles O'Bannon scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half to lead the Gaels to a 77-71 upset victory over Findlay Prep in the Big City Showdown at South Point Arena. The Pilots entered the game ranked No. 4 in the nation by USA Today.
LeBron James says that he was "just as surprised and caught off guard" as his team mates when Cleveland head coach David Blatt was fired on Friday, four days after the Cavaliers had suffered their worst loss of the season.
The UNLV Rebels (12-7) travel to Reno tonight to face the Nevada Wolf Pack (11-7). Here's all the information you need if you want to watch.
It has been a rollercoaster ride for coach Lon Kruger this week, with Oklahoma surging to No. 1 in both polls Monday before getting knocked off in a down-to-the-wire shootout at Iowa State.
The second half at Utah State on Tuesday was about to begin when UNLV associate head coach Stacey Augmon gave Stephen Zimmerman Jr. a pep talk.
There are charts and graphs and even a horizontal axis for those math wizards in the group to check. Lots and lots of data. Lots and lots of information. Lots and lots of statistical overload.
Arizona associate head coach Joe Pasternack has emerged as a significant candidate for the UNLV basketball job, a source said Friday.
The annual boys basketball matchup between Findlay Prep and Bishop Gorman has seen its share of McDonald's All Americans, and this year's game is no exception.
Rawle Alkins, ranked the nation's No. 17 basketball player by 247Sports composite ratings, is expected to visit UNLV on Feb. 20, though nothing has been solidified.
The Cleveland Cavaliers fired coach David Blatt on Friday despite the team possessing a 30-11 record at the season's halfway point.
Sophomore guard Jordan Cornish had a to-the-point answer Thursday regarding his turnaround in making 3-point shots.
Former NBA player Tate George was sentenced to nine years in prison on Thursday by a federal judge in Trenton, N.J., for running a $2 million Ponzi scheme.
Dakota Gonzalez scored 19 points to help UNLV overcome a poor shooting performance in a 46-38 win over Utah State in a Mountain West women's basketball game Wednesday at Cox Pavilion.