UNLV basketball snapped a three-game losing streak on Monday night with a 72-58 win over Abilene Christian. Runnin’ Rebels junior guard Amauri Hardy led his team in scoring, putting up 25 points against the Wildcats.
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.
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.
Ahead of UNLV football hosting #16 Boise State at Sam Boyd Stadium, the men and women’s basketball squads made its debut to the public in the Scarlet & Gray Showcase. The men and women teamed up with fans from the crowd to play different contests on the court to get fans excited for the upcoming season.
UNLV football is 1-2 so far this season, after back-to-back losses from Arkansas State and Northwestern. After the Arkansas State loss, head coach Tony Sanchez said he and his staff would re-evaluate the quarterback position after a rough start for Armani Rogers. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss who will likely start under center, as well as preview UNLV basketball.
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.
UNLV men’s basketball head coach T.J. Otzelberger learned how to power punch from UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin at the UFC Performance Institute on Monday. Otzelberger went through various mixed martial arts drills and got a tour of the state-of-the-art facility as part of the Runnin’ Rebel Caravan. (Heidi Fang & Cassie Soto/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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.
The Final Four wrapped up on Saturday night with Virginia and Texas Tech ready to face each other during the NCAA Tournament’s final round. Cassie Soto and Review-Journal columnist Ed Graney go over the things to watch in the finals.
UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois has announced that South Dakota State’s T.J. Otzelberger will be the program’s next head coach. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson breakdown the hire, as well as give background information on Otzelberger.
USC beats Arizona 78-65 in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament at the T-Mobile Arena. Sam Gordon goes over the key points of the game. (Heidi Fang / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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.
The No.1 team in the nation did not stand a chance against a determined St. Mary’s team. The Gaels defeated the Gonzaga Bulldogs 60-47 in the 2019 West Coast Conference tournament at the Orleans Arena on March 12.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs could not be more thrilled with the team’s effort in the 100-74 victory over Pepperdine in the WCC semi-finals. Head coach Mark Few attributes his team’s success to the hard work and dedication of his players.
The No.1 nationally ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs are headed to the West Coast Conference championship game for the 22nd consecutive time, after defeated Pepperdine 100-74.
With its crazy dance routines and team chants, the Bulldog Band does a great job of making Gonzaga feel like the team is playing a home game at the 2019 West Coast Conference Tournament.
The PAC 12 mascots invade the MGM Grand to promote the PAC 12 Women’s basketball tournament.
UNLV successfully swept Boise State this season, after beating the Broncos in overtime 85-81. The team has just one regular-season game left (on the road at Colorado State) but will likely secure the No. 5 seed and a first-round bye in this year’s Mountain West basketball tournament. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson recap the win over Boise State, as well as preview the tournament bracket.
The Runnin’ Rebels were able to come back from a 12 point deficit, but fell short by a single point in Saturday’s match up against the Aztecs. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer for the Las Vegas Review- Journal Mark Anderson break down the loss and the Rebels upcoming game against UNR.
The Runnin’ Rebels managed to barely run past the Spartans on Saturday night, after coming back from a halftime deficit to beat the worst team in the Mountain West 71-64. Various Las Vegas media members also came out with news that Rick Pitino’s name has once again come up as a possible head coach of the UNLV basketball program, per unnamed sources. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss these topics, as well as UNLV’s inconsistency and what that means moving forward as the season nears an end.
UNLV sophomore guard Amauri Hardy scored a career-high 24 points in UNLV’s 77-72 win over the Falcons. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson break down the redemption win the Rebels earned, after suffering a 106-88 loss to Air Force a month ago.
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies discusses how proud he was of his team’s ability to make second-half adjustments to beat Air Force 77-72.
In front of the loudest crowd this season, the Runnin’ Rebels fell to their in-state rival No. 8 UNR 87-70. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat reporter Mark Anderson break down the team’s back-to-back 17 point loss.
Runnin’ Rebels head coach Marvin Menzies and players react to the team’s 87-70 loss against UNR.
UNLV completed the conference sweep over New Mexico with a 74-58 win on Tuesday night. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson break down the win, as well as preview the Rebels next matchup against San Diego State on Saturday night.
Junior forward Nick Blair’s 26 points carried the Runnin’ Rebels to a 74-58 win over New Mexico, completing the sweep over the Lobos for the first time in eight years.
The UNLV Runnin’ Rebels are 3-0 in conference play for the first time in 20 years and look to extend that streak against Air Force on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss UNLV’s shocking win over New Mexico, Mbacke Diong’s injury and what it is going to take to get a win over the Falcons.
The Runnin’ Rebels are just one of four teams left in the Mountain West that are undefeated in conference play. UNLV is off to its first 2-0 start in 13 years, but will face a tough test when the team heads on the road to face New Mexico on Tuesday, Jan. 8th. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss UNLV’s recent success and preview the team’s upcoming schedule.
The Runnin’ Rebels are off to a 2-0 start in the Mountain West conference for the first time since 2006, after a 68-56 victory over Wyoming. Freshman forward Joel Ntambwe came up big for UNLV and led the team with a career-high 31 points. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson break down the win.
UNLV’s Joel Ntambwe led the Runnin’ Rebels to a 68-56 win over Wyoming with a career-high 31 points. Head coach Marvin Menzies discusses why he is such a special player.