The Detroit Pistons acquired center Joel Anthony from the Boston Celtics in exchange for guard Will Bynum on Friday. Anthony, who played at UNLV, was a member of the Miami Heat championship teams in 2012 and 2013.
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In his unofficial UNLV debut, Rashad Vaughn danced during introductions and dunked in the scrimmage, showing flashes of his style and grace.
Sophomore Kendall Smith has to be feeling pretty good about the way he got his second season started on Thursday night with an impressive performance in UNLV’s Scarlet & Gray Showcase at Thomas & Mack.
About half of his summer was spent with family, and the rest of his time was spent in a gym with a basketball. Kendall Smith said he used no time searching for an escape route after a rocky freshman season at UNLV.
Hello Rebel fans! I attended a fabulous event last weekend at the Mendenhall Center that I wanted to share with you all. It was called “Slam Dunk Social” and it was open to all ladies over the age of 18. The event was a basketball clinic that offered behind-the-scenes experience and a crash course in Runnin’Rebel basketball.
Rashad Vaughn is expected to be the best freshman in the Mountain West this season, but expectations for the UNLV basketball team are not quite as high.
Chris Wood attempted 43 percent of his shots from beyond the 3-point arc in his freshman year and made just 22 percent. He’s bulked up and worked on his low-post game to take advantage of his 6-foot-11 frame inside.
Unlike most of his new UNLV teammates, Cody Doolin knows what it takes to win college basketball games. He talks about diving for loose balls, taking charges and doing all of the little things that can make a big difference.
Rebels basketball coach Dave Rice will roll out a new-look team for UNLV’s first official practice Monday at the Mendenhall Center.
Hey Rebel fans, I hope you’re all ready for fall because it’s about that time. That also means Runnin’ Rebel basketball is about to begin.
Findlay Prep junior Justin Jackson has given an early verbal commitment to Coach Dave Rice and UNLV.
Former UNLV forward Roscoe Smith has been signed to the Los Angeles Lakers training camp roster, Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak announced on Tuesday.
Former UNLV men’s basketball forward Khem Birch signed with the Miami Heat, the team announced Sunday. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
UNLV point guard Daquan Cook suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and will redshirt this season, coach Dave Rice said.
School is back in session! It seems like the summer flew by, but it also seems like forever since we’ve watched some football. Finally the NFL kicks off this week, and college football kicked off last weekend.
Former UNLV basketball player Clint Clausen dies of a heart attack at age 44.
Senior point guard Cody Doolin, who transferred to UNLV from the University of San Francisco, got a competition waiver from the NCAA but still needs approval of his transfer residency waiver so he can play basketball for the Rebels this season.
Former Long Beach State head coach Max Good was hired this week as a special assistant to UNLV head coach Dave Rice, bringing to the Rebels a veteran presence the team has desperately needed since Rice assumed control of the program in 2011.
Max Good makes his return to UNLV and will serve in a non-coaching role on head coach Dave Rice’s staff.
An early season trip to Hawaii highlights the UNLV women’s basketball schedule released Thursday.
The UNLV men’s basketball team will be spending New Year’s Eve in Laramie, Wyo.
The Mountain West men’s basketball tournament championship will be a stand-alone event on Saturday, March 14 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The women’s final was moved up to a day earlier.
Tears were not streaming down Khem Birch’s face. There was no reason to get carried away. But he was getting emotional and feeling sentimental, even about a basketball game in July.
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