UNLV women’s basketball coach Kathy Olivier talks about Monday’s loss to San Jose State. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UNLV held off Boise State on Wednesday night to get a win for the team’s upperclassmen on senior night. The Runnin’ Rebels beat the Broncos 76-66.
The Runnin’ Rebels took away San Diego State’s chances of having a perfect season, beating the Aztecs 66-63 on Saturday at Viejas Arena. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson recap the game and predict how the Rebels will finish the regular season.
UNLV could not get a last second basket to fall in, resulting in an 82-79 overtime loss to the team’s in-state rival, UNR.
UNLV basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger talks about the rivalry with UNR. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UNLV basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger talks about the victory over Fresno State. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal )
New head coach Marcus Arroyo is already making an impact on the UNLV football program, signing multiple three-star recruits ahead of National Signing Day. As for UNLV basketball, the team is riding a three-game losing streak after falling on the road to Colorado State, 95-77.
The Rebels fell just short of upsetting No. 4 San Diego State on Sunday afternoon, losing 71-67. The loss came on the same day as the tragic passing of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, as well as seven other passengers aboard the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, California.
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.
UNLV’s defense shut down Utah State on Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center and opened the new year by routing and upsetting the Aggies 70-53. (James Schaeffer / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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 welcomes new head football coach Marcus Arroyo in a press conference filled with staff and athletes.
UNLV football will prepare for its final game of the season, and the last under head coach Tony Sanchez as it was announced that he will be let go after the Nov. 30 matchup against in-state rival, UNR. Rebel Nation crew Cassie Soto and Mark Anderson are in Reno with a game preview.
The Runnin’ Rebels learned a few things from Friday’s exhibition game against West Baptist College and are working to tighten up any loose ends ahead of the home opener on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
The Runnin’ Rebels ran past West Coast Baptist College on Friday, beating the Eagles 112-54 in an exhibition game. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss how T.J. Otzelberger’s style of play should get fans excited for the upcoming season.
Five turnovers cost UNLV any chance of beating Fresno State on the road on Friday. The Rebels lost 56-27 against the Bulldogs and are 0-3 in conference play. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss the loss and preview UNLV basketball’s upcoming exhibition game.
For the first time in program history, UNLV football beat an SEC team on the road. The Rebels dominated Vanderbilt in the 34-10 victory on Saturday. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson breakdown how the Rebels were able to snap a four-game losing streak.
UNLV football suffered its fourth straight loss of the season to Boise State on Saturday, Oct 5, falling 38-13 to the Broncos. Freshman quarterback Kenyon Oblad made his first career start under center and after the game expressed his frustrations by saying “I’m tired of losing.” UNLV will next face Vanderbilt and as Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson explain, that game could be a win for the Rebels.
UNLV football is 1-4 after falling to #16 Boise State 38-13 on Saturday night. Freshman quarterback Kenyon Oblad received his first career start against the Broncos, as Armani Rogers is nursing a knee injury. Oblad finished 24/55 for 262 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson break down the loss and if there is any hope left for UNLV football.
UNLV cut the ribbon Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, opening the doors to the Fertitta Football Complex, its new football training facility. (Mat Luschek / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
UNLV football is 1-3 after falling flat in Laramie, losing to the Cowboys 53-17. The Rebels will now prepare to host #16 Boise State on Saturday, Oct. 5. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss the loss, as well as preview the Scarlet and Grey basketball showcase.
UNLV football suffered its first loss of the season at home versus Arkansa State, 43-17. After the game, head coach Tony Sanchez spoke to media and said that he and his staff would likely evaluate the quarterback position, after starter Armani Rogers completed just 8 of 23 passes for 42 yards. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss the loss and what could happen with the quarterback position.
UNLV football opened up its 49th and final season at Sam Boyd Stadium with a Saturday night win over Southern Utah, 56-23.
The 2019 Mountain West Media Days have officially wrapped up and one of the biggest news items to come out of the event was the preseason predicted order of finish. This season, UNLV was predicted to finish 5th in the West behind defending MW champs Fresno State, San Diego State, UNR and Hawaii. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss the predicted finish, as well as preview UNLV’s upcoming season.
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.
UNLV Football held its annual Spring Showcase to mark the end of spring practice. Rebel Nation host Cassie Soto and Rebels beat writer Mark Anderson discuss the 2019 season preview.
T.J. Otzelberger was introduced as the Runnin’ Rebels head coach at a news conference on Thursday. Cassie Soto, Adam Hill and Ed Graney recap the event and discuss what the new head coach needs to do to make an immediate impact. (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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.
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.
UNLV senior guard Noah Robotham takes them blame for a misunderstanding on the court that led to a heartbreaking loss against the Aztecs, 60-59.