A highly touted prospect in high school, and a starter as a UNLV freshman, Goodluck Okonoboh probably never envisioned he would be playing a shrinking role as a sophomore.
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When the talent continued to sign on the dotted line and the depth became more than UNLV's basketball team has enjoyed under fifth-year head coach Dave Rice, it wasn't guaranteed the Rebels would immediately turn a corner back towards the NCAA Tournament.
The Rebels are 4-point underdogs when they face UCLA tonight in the quarterfinals of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational at the Lahaina Civic Center in Maui.
Recruiting has been a strength for UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice, who reeled in McDonald's All-Americans and classes ranked in the nation's top 10 the past two years. His next class might not attract as much hype, but there's a lot for Rice to like about it.
The UNLV Rebels are back on the court tonight in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational Championship Round. Here's everything you need to know to watch the game.
He knew the matchup before it was announced and not because Dave Rice had some inside source feeding him information. It just made too much sense, is all.
Steve Alford and Dave Rice sat side by side, each wearing sunglasses and looking cool while waves crashed in the background. Instead of trading barbs, the two basketball coaches traded compliments.
It's a big stage, arguably the highest-profile holiday tournament of the college basketball season, and Stephen Zimmerman Jr. is looking forward to the spotlight.
Patrick McCaw made three 3-pointers and scored a career-high 24 points to propel the Rebels to an 84-64 victory over Southern Utah at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The schedule for UNLV's basketball team to begin this season allowed the Rebels a cushion for success if they didn't fall into the trap of playing down to opponents, if they didn't suffer the sort of lapse in focus that has already caught several heavily favored teams across the country.
Here's what Dave Rice and the Rebels had to say after their 84-64 win over Southern Utah.
Patrick McCaw is turning into a star for the UNLV men's basketball team. Three games into the 2015-16 season, it's clear that McCaw is the Runnin' Rebels' go-to scorer.
The Rebels are 14-point favorites when they host Southern Utah University tonight at the Thomas & Mack.
UNLV men's basketball action continues tonight at Thomas & Mack as the Rebels host Southern Utah in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Here's everything you need to know to catch the game.
Diet pills that work miracles are advertised on TV every day. Over the summer, Jordan Cornish formed a plan to lose weight the old-fashioned way. He worked out. He ate right. A few weeks after his freshman season at UNLV, Cornish tipped the scales at 240 pounds. Now, he's a trimmer 220.
A championship ring from UNLV's 1989-1990 basketball team has found its way to Craigslist, of all places.
Soaring in from the wing, Derrick Jones Jr. threw down a left-handed slam that triggered a roar from the crowd. It was the top play on a highlight-reel night for UNLV.
The starting backcourt of Ike Nwamu, Jerome Seagears and Patrick McCaw all scored in double figures and combined for 11 assists and just four turnovers.
UNLV men's basketball hosts New Mexico Highlands tonight at Thomas & Mack in its second game of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational. Here's everything you need to know to catch the game.
The Rebels play host to D-II New Mexico Highlands at the Thomas & Mack tonight.
The UNLV women's basketball program has signed two 6-2 forwards to national letters of intent, the school announced Monday.
Patrick McCaw scored 15 points and Zimmerman had 12 points and nine rebounds as the Rebels held off a late rally to defeat Cal Poly 74-72 before 12,201 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The rise to social media fame was almost over before it began for UNLV's Gonzalez twins — 6-foot junior transfers Dylan and Dakota — who will make their Lady Rebels debuts today at 3 p.m. in the team's season opener against Southern Utah at the Thomas & Mack Center.