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Rebel Nation: UNLV off to hot start, 4-1 in conference play – Video
 
Rebel Nation: UNLV off to hot start, 4-1 in conference play – Video

UNLV basketball is off to a hot start, currently 4-1 in Mountain West conference play. The Runnin’ Rebels are back home to host San Jose State and New Mexico. Rebel Nation crew Cassie Soto and Mark Anderson discuss UNLV’s recent wins, as well as preview the upcoming matchups.

Rebels Back on Track, Beat Robert Morris 81-69 – Game Highlights
 
Rebels Back on Track, Beat Robert Morris 81-69 – Game Highlights

UNLV head coach T.J. Otzelberger called Wednesday’s loss to Pacific a “humbling opportunity.” Hoping to turn things around, the 5-8 Runnin’ Rebels responded with an 81-69 win over Robert Morris on Saturday afternoon that saw a career-high 16 points come from sophomore guard and Las Vegas local, Marvin Coleman.

UNLV unsuccessful after 11 days off, fall to Pacific 74-66 – Video
 
UNLV unsuccessful after 11 days off, fall to Pacific 74-66 – Video

After 11 days off, UNLV basketball fell to 4-8 on the season with a 74-66 loss to Pacific on Wednesday night. Head coach T.J. Otzelberger says he needs players who “eat, sleep and breathe basketball” in order for his program to be successful.

UNLV basketball suffers first loss of the season – Game Highlights
 
UNLV basketball suffers first loss of the season – Game Highlights

UNLV junior guard Amauri Hardy’s career-high 27 points were not enough to help lift his team past Kansas State. The Runnin’ Rebels fell 60-56 in overtime to the Wildcats on Saturday evening. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss what went wrong in the final minutes for UNLV.

UNLV Basketball Wins First Game Under T.J. Otzelberger – Game Highlights
 
UNLV Basketball Wins First Game Under T.J. Otzelberger – Game Highlights

The Runnin’ Rebels opened up the season under new head coach T.J. Otzelberger with an 86-71 win over Purdue Fort Wayne on Tuesday night. Five players scored in double-digits, with Jonah Antonio and Mbacke Diong leading the pack with 17 points each. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson breakdown the win.

UNLV Goes to UFC During Runnin’ Rebel Caravan Tour – Video
 
UNLV Goes to UFC During Runnin’ Rebel Caravan Tour – Video

UNLV men’s basketball head coach T.J. Otzelberger and staff made a stop at the UFC Performance Institute as part of the Runnin’ Rebel Caravan. Otzelberger was led around the facility by UFC legend Forrest Griffin.

Rebel Nation: Runnin’ Rebels Spring Update – Video
 
Rebel Nation: Runnin’ Rebels Spring Update – Video

It’s been over a month since UNLV hired new men’s basketball head coach T. J. Otzelberger. Since then, Otzelberger has kept his promise in trying to keep as many former players on the team as possible, while at the same time, adding new recruits of his own. Otzelberger has also brought in a new coaching staff that includes former Runnin’ Rebel, Kevin Kruger.

St. Mary’s Coach and Players Knew They Could Beat No. 1 Gonzaga – VIDEO
 
St. Mary’s Coach and Players Knew They Could Beat No. 1 Gonzaga – VIDEO

St. Mary’s head coach Randy Bennett and his players knew that if they played smart and set the tempo early, they could beat the number one team in the country. The Gaels did just that in a 60-47 victory over Gonzaga in the 2019 West Coast Conference tournament championship game on March 12.

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