New UNLV coach T.J. Otzelberger didn’t face the massive turnover that previous coach Marvin Menzies experienced in 2016.
Fresno State forward Nate Grimes will watch his brother Randal play for UNLV on Friday when the Rebels visit the Bulldogs. Randal Grimes is the Rebels’ leading receiver.
This is the sixth installment of a weekly feature that will look at a notable Rebels game at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV moves to Allegiant Stadium next year.
UNLV was picked seventh in the Mountain West this basketball season in a vote by the conference media. The poll was announced Tuesday at conference media day at Green Valley Ranch Resort.
UNLV beat Vanderbilt 34-10 on Saturday, but the Rebels’ history suggests they won’t build on that victory. Still, there are winnable games down the stretch.
In this week’s Rebel Nation, hosted by the Review-Journal’s Cassie Soto and Mark Anderson, discuss Saturday’s 34-10 victory over Vanderbilt and what that could mean going forward.
The Mountain West basketball media day is Tuesday. UNLV isn’t expecting to get much love. But that might not be a bad thing considering the media’s prognisticating record.
UNLV senior linebacker Javin White had seven tackles including 2½ for loss, a 44-yard interception return and a forced fumble in the Rebels’ 34-10 victory at Vanderbilt on Saturday.
UNLV’s soccer teams each recorded a league win Sunday at Johann Memorial Field, with the women blanking first-place Colorado College 2-0 and the men rallying past San Jose State 2-1.
The Rebels closed as 16½-point underdogs at Boyd Gaming sportsbook before their stunning 24-point win, beating the spread by 40½ points.