“I think we have the pieces in place to have a breakout season,” UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice says. “This is UNLV, and I believe that we need to be relevant in March, and we will be relevant in March.”
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UNLV underclassmen Rashad Vaughn and Chris Wood continue to ponder entering the NBA Draft, and coach Dave Rice is preparing to move ahead with or without them. One thing is sure: Former Panaca prep star Dantley Walker plans to transfer to get more playing time.
UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers went to the mound in the sixth inning and summoned right-hander Zack Hartman, one of the team’s closers.
UNLV will need to win the Mountain West baseball tournament to advance to a regional for the second year in a row. The Rebels needed to win at least two of three from first-place San Diego State this weekend, but the Aztecs clinched the series with a 7-6 victory Saturday.
The UNLV men’s swimming and diving team finished in a tie for 26th place Saturday in the NCAA Championships in Iowa City, Iowa, the Rebels’ fifth top-30 finish in the past six seasons. UNLV’s scoring Saturday came from its 13th-place finish in the 400-yard freestyle relay.
The 7-5 loss was a tough one for UNLV, which needs to win the series against San Diego State, the first-place team in the Mountain West, to have a realistic chance to establish some momentum in what has been a disappointing start to the season.
The UNLV men’s swimming and diving team participated in four events Friday and is in 28th place after the second day of the NCAA Championships in Iowa City, Iowa.
UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn denied Friday on Twitter a Yahoo report that says he will forego his final three seasons of eligibility to enter the NBA Draft.
UNLV junior cornerback Torry McTyer has made several big plays during the spring football session at Rebel Park. He was one of previous coach Bobby Hauck’s most touted recruits.
A record-setting relay performance left the UNLV men’s swimming and diving team tied for 20th place after the first day of the NCAA Championships on Thursday in Iowa City, Iowa.
This weekend we jump back into conference play as we host San Diego State. For the last three years the Aztecs have been one of the best teams in the conference. Hopefully we can come out and show our best stuff and get it started on Friday night.
The Rebels are experienced at linebacker, where the starters and reserves return. They will be counted on to help improve a defense that allowed 38.5 points and 513.5 yards per game last season.
UNLV will send seven swimmers to the nationals in Iowa City this weekend. That’s just part of the goal, says coach Jim Reitz, whose teams have won 10 league titles in the past 11 years. He tells them: “Let’s go faster than we have ever gone.”
Just when some UNLV football fans are beginning to think they’ve begun to put those losing years behind them, the athletic department has to go and test their loyalty by announcing that some season-ticket holders will have to begin paying a premium for the privilege of watching the new Rebels in action.
Blaze Bohall and Dan Skelly combined to limit Northwestern to eight hits, leading UNLV to a 7-2 victory on Sunday at Wilson Stadium. That also gave the Rebels the series victory, at 3-1.
Freshman Austin Anderson had two hits and five RBIs to help UNLV to an 11-8 win over Northwestern and a split of a nonconference baseball doubleheader Saturday at Wilson Stadium. The Wildcats rallied for a 13-12 victory in the first game.
Joey Swanner’s RBI single in the 15th inning lifted UNLV to a 9-8 win over Northwestern in a nonconference baseball game at Wilson Stadium. Austin Anderson and Morgan Stotts each had three hits for the Rebels, who led 6-0 after four innings and 7-2 after seven.
Wide receivers coach Cedric Cormier is the only holder from previous UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck’s staff. Under Cormier, the receivers have been a reliable unit, led by players such as Devante Davis and Devonte Boyd. Cormier recruits the Houston area.
Two UNLV seniors were named the Mountain West men’s and women’s golfers of the week.
It’s a little Nicki Minaj one minute and some Brooks & Dunn the next. It’s Elvis, followed by Big & Rich. Quarterbacks make drops to Avicii singing about waking me up when it’s all over. UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez has a little something for everyone.
David Peeples, 29, also known as “D-Peeps,” overdosed in February on on hydrocodone, the Clark County coroner said Thursday.
We wanted to get back together and do something as a team, so we decided to bring back our “Fear The ‘Stache” theme that we had last year. We are 1-0 with the mustaches so far and its great because everyone has bought in.
UNLV senior quarterback Blake Decker showed flashes of promise last season, but those moments were overshadowed by the 18 interceptions he threw. Now in his fifth offensive system in five years, Decker is out to show he’s the quarterback to lead the Rebels to success.
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