UNLV Men's Basketball

Doolin wills UNLV to overtime victory ahead of key stretch of games

L.E. Baskow

UNLV guards Patrick McCaw and Cody Doolin celebrate their 75-73 overtime win over Portland on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Doolin wills UNLV to overtime victory ahead of key stretch of games
Rebels Basketball: Senior guard takes over to lead 75-73 comeback win against Portland before Rebels gauntlet starts Saturday against No. 14 Utah
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 (11:45 p.m.)
He could describe exactly what transpired, yet Cody Doolin wasn’t sure it actually happened. “I don’t really remember. Maybe I blacked out,” Doolin said after accurately describing the play that sent UNLV into ...
UNLV forward Christian Wood blocks a shot by Portland guard Bryce Pressley with UNLV teammate Goodluck Okonoboh assisting during their game against Portland at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.
Instant Analysis: This could be signature victory Rebels needed
Ray Brewer:
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Rebels trailed by eight points with about 3:30 remaining against visiting Portland, but rallied to force overtime and grabbed a momentum-building ...
UNLV forward Christian Wood blocks a shot by Portland guard Bryce Pressley with UNLV teammate Goodluck Okonoboh assisting during their game against Portland at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.
Blog: Doolin leads UNLV to thrilling 75-73 overtime victory vs. Portland
UNLV Basketball:
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Cody Doolin saved UNLV, twice, and his final drive was the decisive one in a 75-73 overtime victory against Portland that saved UNLV from an ugly loss ahead of a brutal schedule that starts Saturday against No. 13 Utah.
UNLV's Christian Wood soars through the air on his way to a slam dunk versus an overmatched St. Katherine at the Orleans Arena on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014.
By the numbers: Stats and trends emerging as UNLV hits quarter pole
Rebels Basketball: The Rebels (6-2) return to the Thomas & Mack Center tonight at 7:30 p.m. against Portland (7-2)
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
A quarter of the way into the season, the Rebels (6-2) have a long ways to go to realize their potential. There are, however, many trends starting to emerge, some of them confirming preseason expectations and others offering surprising or inspiring results.
Washington forward Khem Birch waits to enter during their NBA Summer League game against Atlanta Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Still a UNLV fan, Birch feels himself getting better in NBA D-League
Rebels Basketball:
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Khem Birch left school a year early to become an undrafted, undersized forward playing in the NBA Developmental League with no guarantees for the future. Or at least that’s one way to view it.
UNLV head coach Dave Rice and assistant coach Todd Simon talk during the Bishop Gorman vs. Findlay Prep basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime. Rice's brother Grant Rice is the Gorman coach, while Simon previously coached Findlay Prep.
UNLV assistant works long, strange hours to land top recruits
Sunday, December 14, 2014
It’s 5:15 a.m. The rain spits sideways against a rented Nissan Altima that Todd Simon is steering north on Interstate 95 toward New Haven, Conn. The rest of the Rebels flew home from New York the day before, but UNLV ...
Patrick McCaw of UNLV and Tyler Larson of South Dakota scramble after a loose ball Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
McCaw does a little bit of everything in Rebels’ victory against South Dakota
UNLV Basketball:
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Pat McCaw can run the point and guard the interior, and his hands are in seemingly every passing lane. The only thing UNLV’s best all-around player hasn’t learned to do is pat himself on the back ...
Rashad Vaughn (1) of UNLV looks for an opening as South Dakota's Casey Kasperbauer applies pressure Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Blog: Rebels secure nice victory away from home, 75-61 against South Dakota
Rebels basketball:
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Pat McCaw swarmed everywhere around the court, Rashad Vaughn led the team with 18 points and Chris Wood weathered first-half foul trouble to finish strong as the Rebels secured a solid 75-61 victory tonight against South Dakota at the Sanford Pentagon.
UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn (1) listens to head coach Dave Rice as he is subbed out of the game versus  Albany at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, November 29, 2014. L.E. Baskow.
Rice promises less patience for Rebels’ mistakes, starting this weekend
UNLV Basketball:
Friday, December 12, 2014
Whether the team responds to it properly or not, UNLV coach Dave Rice is talking like a man who plans to enter the meat of the Rebels’ nonconference schedule ...
UNLV's head coach Dave Rice signals his players with Dantley Walker (30) behind during their game at the Orleans Arena on Friday, December 5, 2014.
End of Rebels’ bench gets into the action during 60-point victory
UNLV Basketball:
Friday, December 5, 2014
With a short bench and an overmatched opponent, UNLV's Dantley Walker knew he would play more than his previous high of ...
UNLV's Christian Wood soars through the air on his way to a slam dunk versus an overmatched St. Katherine at the Orleans Arena on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014.
Blog: UNLV lights up the scoreboard in blowout against St. Katherine
UNLV Basketball:
Friday, December 5, 2014
At least half the roster set new career highs in points as the Rebels (5-2) ran away from St. Katherine for a 113-51 victory tonight at the Orleans Arena.
Arizona State's Eric Jacobsen (21) grabs a rebound in front of UNLV's Christian Wood (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz.  Arizona State defeated UNLV 77-55. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Depleted Rebels heading to home away from home for St. Katherine
UNLV Basketball:
Friday, December 5, 2014
The next opponent is exactly what UNLV needs, because on short rest with two players doubtful and another looking for his next school, anything more than St. Katherine (1-7) could be trouble for the Rebels (4-2) right now.
UNLV's head coach Dave Rice has a few words for his player Kendall Smith #0 during their home opener versus Morehead State on Friday, November 14, 2014.
Sophomore guard Kendall Smith joins growing list of transfers from UNLV
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Kendall Smith’s UNLV career is over. The sophomore guard asked UNLV coach Dave Rice earlier today for a release after Smith stayed back in Las Vegas during the Rebels’ road trip to ...
UNLV’s Rashad Vaughn grimaces as he grabs his lower back due to injury during the second half against Arizona State on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State defeated UNLV 77-55.
Rebels get forked at Arizona State, limp away with 22-point loss
UNLV Basketball:
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
How does a team leading by 15 go on to lose by 22? Very quickly, it turns out. UNLV led Arizona State 21-6 less than six minutes into the game, nearly every shot ...
Arizona State's Eric Jacobsen, middle, jumps for a rebound between UNLV's Christian Wood (5) and Patrick McCaw, left, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz.  Arizona State defeated UNLV 77-55. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Blog: Rebels implode and Vaughn injured in 22-point loss at Arizona State
UNLV Basketball:
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
After jumping out to a 21-6 lead, UNLV went into halftime at Arizona State tied and never showed any signs of life in the second half of a 77-55 loss.