Valparaiso used a 21-2 run that began late in the first half to establish control and defeat UNLV 72-64 on Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Rebels committed 25 turnovers.
Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat reporter Mark Anderson break down the monumental win over UNR this past Saturday as well as preview the Runnin’ Rebels upcoming games.
In a five-part series titled “Rebels in Ruins,” the Las Vegas Review-Journal analyzes UNLV’s downward trajectory in the revenue sports, how expansion and television revenues have widened the gap between the Power Five and Group of Five conferences, and what, if anything, the Rebels can do to expedite a return to prominence.
One of the main problems with UNLV athletics, perhaps the central one, is the fact it either doesn’t realize or accept its place in today’s world of collegiate athletics.
UNLV coach Marvin Menzies offered some simple advice to Amauri Hardy about feeling the stress that comes with playing Division I basketball — just relax.
Review Journal sports anchor Cassie Soto and UNLV beat writer Mark Anderson discuss UNLV’s recent loss to Hawaii and how the Runnin’ Rebels are shaping up three games into the season.
UNLV used a 24-2 run in the first half to take control and defeat Oakland 74-61 on Friday night at the Thomas Mack Center.
UNLV shot 41.2 percent and committed 24 turnovers in a 61-50 loss to Loyola Marymount on Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center.
The Lady Rebels, who begin their season against Wright State at 6 p.m. Friday at Cox Pavilion, return four starters and are confident entering the season.
UNLV has watched UNR use transfers to become a Mountain West power and rise in the national rankings, but Rebels coach Marvin Menzies hasn’t wavered from the plan of building a winner his way.