UNLV’s defense led the way in a victory against Akron on Tuesday at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Rebels saw an 18-point lead sliced to two in the second half.
The Rebels have struggled on defense through five games, with players and coaches agreeing improvement is needed, particularly in guarding the perimeter.
The UNLV men’s basketball team will play two games at Dollar Loan Center in December in one of several events in the Las Vegas area between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve.
The Sunshine Slam ended on a sour note for UNLV, as the Rebels lost to Richmond in their second game of the tournament in Daytona Beach, Florida.
UNLV came up just short in its first game at the Sunshine Slam, losing 83-75 to Florida State on Monday at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida.
UNLV faces Florida State in the Sunshine Slam in Daytona Beach, Florida, at 2:30 p.m. Monday, then will play either Colorado or Richmond on Tuesday.
The UNLV’s men’s basketball team won its first road game of the season Friday, securing a victory over Pepperdine in Malibu, California.
UNLV picked up its first win of the season and retired the jersey of a member of the 1990 national championship team Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Anderson Hunt, a standout on UNLV’s 1990 national title team, will be honored Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center during the Rebels’ game against Stetson.
It was an egregious, reprehensible, deplorable, humiliating, inconceivable, embarrassing loss for UNLV’s once-proud men’s basketball program. But it’s only one loss.
The UNLV women’s basketball team received national letters of intent from two guards. The Rebels softball and men’s golf teams also added recruits.
The UNLV men’s basketball team fell flat in its season opener against Southern on Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV opens its basketball season Wednesday against Southern University at the Thomas & Mack Center. It’s the Rebels’ most talented team under coach Kevin Kruger.
Coach Kevin Kruger added another member to UNLV’s 2024 basketball recruiting class Monday, giving him three players who will be joining the Rebels.
The Rebels enter the season looking to make the jump back into contention for the Mountain West championship and to return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2013.