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  • News

    Rebels Knock Off No. 3 Arizona, 71-67

    By Mike Grimala

    Did anyone see that coming? For anyone who witnessed the second half of UNLV’s discouraging loss to Utah, it would have been hard to imagine Tuesday’s showdown with Arizona ending with fans rushing the floor in celebration. But that’s exactly what happened, as the young Rebels knocked off the No. 3 team in the nation, […]

  • News

    Dwayne Morgan, Goodluck Okonoboh Practice, Should Play

    By Mike Grimala

    Freshman forwards Dwayne Morgan and Goodluck Okonoboh both practiced on Monday, meaning they should be available to play on Tuesday night when UNLV takes on No. 3 Arizona at the Thomas & Mack Center. Neither Morgan or Okonoboh were able to practice on Sunday after sustaining injuries in the second half of Saturday’s loss to […]

  • News

    Rice Wants Cody Doolin More Involved as Scoring Threat

    By Mike Grimala

    If there were any doubts about Cody Doolin’s importance to the UNLV offense, the team’s anemic performance against Utah on Saturday should have been confirmation enough. Doolin, who played through severe flu-like symptoms, took just one shot in 35 minutes, and his two assists were a season low. Without the fifth-year senior providing his usual […]

  • Video

    Patrick McCaw: “Our Offense Doesn’t Have Any Fluidity”

    By Mike Grimala

    It’s been a good week for Chris Wood. The sophomore forward posted a pair of double-doubles, powered UNLV to an upset win over then-No. 3 Arizona and took home several national player of the week awards, and now his draft stock seems to be reflecting that hot streak. Wood is now projected as the No. […]

  • Analysis

    Breaking Down the Rebels’ Non-Conference Schedule

    By Mike Grimala

    The Rebels’ non-conference schedule was announced on Monday, and you know what that means—it’s no longer too early to start breaking down every game and assigning wins and losses months in advance. It really is like Christmas in June! So we’re going through the entire 13-game slate and predicting every outcome, an exercise that was made especially […]

  • UNLV Announces 2014-15 Non-Conference Schedule

    By Mike Grimala

    UNLV officially announced its 2014-15 non-conference schedule on Monday, locking in a slate of 13 games before the start of Mountain West play. While there weren’t many surprises when the schedule was unveiled—most of the information about the key games has been known for a while now—the docket remains noteworthy for the quality of opposition […]

  • Analysis

    Rebels Searching For Playmakers After Arizona Loss

    By Mike Grimala

    UNLV played its best game of the season on Saturday, taking No. 2 Arizona down to the wire before succumbing, 63-58. And it didn’t appear to be a fluke, as the Rebels matched up fairly well with their highly-touted opponent—until the final minutes. That’s when Arizona point guard T.J. McConnell took control, scoring or assisting […]

  • Turning Points

    Cold Second Half Dooms Rebels

    By Adam Culler

    This was the performance UNLV had been waiting for all season, but still, the Rebels fell just short. Playing in front of a packed McKale Center on national television, UNLV went toe-to-toe against future No. 1 Arizona before narrowly falling to the Wildcats, 63-58. The Rebels had their chances, but in the end the game […]

  • Rebels’ Upset Bid Falls Short in 63-58 Loss at Arizona

    By Mike Grimala

    The Rebels played their best basketball of the season on Saturday, but once again it wasn’t enough to produce a win, as they fell at Arizona, 63-58. UNLV (3-4) went toe-to-toe with the No. 2 team in the nation and held a 57-56 lead with 3:29 to play, but the Rebels’ offense sputtered in the […]

  • News

    Bryce Dejean-Jones Late for Meeting, Doesn’t Start vs. Arizona

    By Mike Grimala

    Bryce Dejean-Jones was not in the starting lineup against Arizona on Saturday as punishment for being late for a team meeting. Dejean-Jones entered the game at the first media timeout and didn’t appear to be fazed by the demotion, as he led the Rebels with 10 first-half points in 13 minutes. The junior had started […]

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