Patrick McCaw scored 20 points and Ben Carter and Ike Nwamu finished with 16 apiece as UNLV upset No. 13 Indiana 72-69 in the Maui Invitational fifth-place game at the Lahaina Civic Center.
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When a hard elbow to the side of his neck knocked Ben Carter off his feet, he did not expect the result would be a significant head injury.
The elbow caught Diamond Major square. It was as if someone had painted a target on the middle of her forehead and fired a bazooka. It was friendly fire — it was at a Lady Rebels practice a couple of weeks ago.
Freshman forward Derrick Jones Jr. scored 20 points in UNLV's 94-57 victory over Whittier College in an exhibition that turned ragged for the home team in the second half.
UNLV has concluded both preseason contests and the reviews are more positive than not, a team with definite depth and skill and an ability to put on the floor the sort of combinations that will make preparing for the Rebels a challenge.
Findlay Prep's boys basketball team was ranked No. 1 in USA Today's preseason top 25, which was released on Friday.
If he wanted to walk around and pick fights, Ike Nwamu would get few takers. He has the build of a linebacker, and his favorite movie is "Fight Club."
Miami Heat guard Gerald Green is safe and healthy one day after being hospitalized for a yet-to-be disclosed reason, according to coach Erik Spoelstra.
The Gonzalez twins — UNLV sophomores Dakota and Dylan — have more than 1.5 million combined followers on Instagram. If their basketball skills are anywhere near as explosive as their social media numbers, the Lady Rebels might defy expectations and produce their first winning season in four years.
Miami Heat guard Gerald Green was hospitalized Wednesday for unspecified reasons, according to the team.
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North Carolina is ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press preseason men's basketball poll for a record ninth time.
Big Ten schools have had a whole lot of fun beating up on Maryland on the football field this season. The Terrapins will be coming for revenge on the hardwood.
At age 4, he was 4 feet tall. Stephen Zimmerman Jr. never was the kind of kid to look down on others, though. He was raised to be grounded.
This is not meant to burst any bubbles, but prepare for a pretty massive bazooka-like blast: The move by college basketball to a 30-second shot clock this season has every chance to deliver the opposite of intended results.
Teams are listed in predicted order of finish based on Mountain West preseason media poll.
Get to know the 2015-16 UNLV Runnin' Rebels.
Derrick Jones Jr. scored 18 points and Stephen Zimmerman Jr. posted a double-double as freshmen led the way Saturday for UNLV in a closed scrimmage against Southern California in Los Angeles.
Before committing to a college, Tyrell Green asked a friend for his opinion. It's a friend from Canada who knows Las Vegas well.
Grand jury subpoenas reportedly have been issued in the case of the sex scandal involving the Louisville men's basketball program.
Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers was fined $25,000 by the NBA after an incident on Wednesday night at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, Calif.
The UNLV women's basketball team was picked to finish fifth in the 2015-16 Mountain West preseason poll, which was released Wednesday by the league office.
We have heard a lot about the D word when it comes to UNLV basketball this season, about how the Rebels have more depth than at any time under fifth-year coach Dave Rice. That's because Oregon transfer Ben Carter is now eligible and freshman Stephen Zimmerman chose to stay home; size and talent in the front court haven't been this extensive in some time. There are others, of course.