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.
The Runnin’ Rebels return to action on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 pm when the team hosts Purdue Fort Wayne. Rebel Nation crew Cassie Soto and Mark Anderson give their thoughts on the season ahead and discuss the players pre-game rituals.
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.
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 1-3 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 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.
Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg talks about his relationship with T.J. Otzelberger. (Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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.
New head coach for UNLV men’s basketball, T. J. Otzelberger talks about UNLV tradition and shares a story about being cut from AAU at age 15.
Ed Graney and Heidi Fang preview the Final Four in the NCAA Tournament and discuss the rise of Texas Tech’s Chris Beard, who had a brief stint as UNLV’s basketball coach and was just named the AP Coach of the Year.
UNLV Athletic Director Desiree Reed-Francois says she’s excited and hopeful for the future of the university’s basketball program with the hiring of men’s basketball head coach T.J. Otzelberger, who says “he couldn’t be more fired up to be a Runnin’ Rebel.” (Heidi Fang/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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)