UNLV Men's Basketball

Bern’s-Eye View: What to expect from each player in UNLV’s rotation

L.E. Baskow

UNLV basketball players gather for the scarlet and gray exhibition, which is the Rebels' version of midnight madness, at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

Bern’s-Eye View: What to expect from each player in UNLV’s rotation
Analysis:
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 (2 a.m.)
They come from all across the country — Northeast, Midwest, South and West all represented — and share two primary factors in common: they’re mostly young and together they make up UNLV’s rotation for the 2014-15 season.
UNLV's Kendall Smith, left, and Patrick McCaw fight for the ball during the Scarlet and Gray exhibition game Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rice thinks second open scrimmage will help Rebels’ learning process
UNLV Quick Hits:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
During his first four preseasons at UNLV, Dave Rice has often talked about the importance of getting out under the lights and in front of fans in the Thomas & Mack Center. Rice thinks it’s so important the Rebels are going to do it again.
UNLV basketball players gather for the scarlet and gray exhibition, which is the Rebels' version of midnight madness, at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
Some new Rebels bonding over similar hardscrabble backgrounds
UNLV basketball:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Chased out of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina, a 9-year-old Jordan Cornish went from the relative calm of home life with his two parents to a new city where ...
UNLV cheerleaders fire up fans before the Rebels' Scarlet & Gray Showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
At Showcase, new Rebels see up close what to expect of game day at the Mack
UNLV basketball:
Friday, October 17, 2014
Dwayne Morgan has attended a UNLV home game before but he had never been in one, and while that’s still true, Thursday’s dress rehearsal taught him a few things about what to expect in the Thomas & Mack Center. One of them is that firework smoke doesn’t mix well with his contact lenses.
UNLV transfer Ben Carter points to a teammate during their Desert Reign basketball league game Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Showcase an opportunity to get acquainted with Rebels new and old
UNLV basketball:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
A big part of tonight’s Scarlet/Gray Showcase for many fans who attend the free event at 7 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center will be putting faces to names.
Findlay Prep guard Rashad Vaughn is interviewed by members of the media while dining with teammates at a local McDonald's on Thursday, March 27, 2014.  He is the star of UNLV basketball's 2014 recruiting class and now honored as a McDonald's All-American.
Rebels picked 4th in preseason poll; Vaughn named league’s top freshman
UNLV Quick Hits:
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
UNLV was tabbed to finish fourth and Rashad Vaughn was the third straight Rebel to be named the Mountain West preseason Freshman of the Year, the league announced today.
UNLV assistant coach Stacey Augmon talks with forward Chris Wood during their game against Fresno St.  Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 75-73 in overtime.
Christian Wood’s development, especially on offense, vital to UNLV’s success
Rebels Basketball:
Thursday, October 9, 2014
In his collegiate debut, Christian Wood played one minute at the end of UNLV’s 2013-14 season-opening victory against Portland State. He grabbed two rebounds, committed one foul and missed his lone shot attempt, a 3-pointer. Fast-forward a year and the true sophomore is ...
Cody Doolin drives past Jerome Seagears during their Desert Reign basketball league game Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Rebels open practice with idea that effort will carry them past mistakes
UNLV basketball:
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Dave Rice is trying to build an identity, and with a UNLV lineup replacing all five starters and the majority of its production that’s no small task. Talent seems to be in abundance ...
UNLV guard Kevin Olekaibe defends Boise State forward Anthony Drmic during their Mountain West Conference game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV notched a 73-69 come from behind victory.
Bern’s-Eye View: Preseason league picks as UNLV begins practice for 2014-15 season
Analysis:
Monday, October 6, 2014
There will be a lot of milestones for this year’s UNLV basketball team, the one replacing all five starters from a team that didn’t make the postseason. Today is one of them ...
Findlay Prep forward Justin Jackson brings the ball up the court at Bishop Gorman High during the 2013-14 season. Jackson, a top-30 player in the class of 2016, committed to UNLV.
Findlay Prep forward feels at home with UNLV, coaching staff
Rebels basketball:
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
When Todd Simon joined UNLV’s coaching staff last year, the Rebels’ recruiting results figured to pick up at Henderson’s Findlay Prep. So far that’s been the case as Monday’s commitment from class of 2016 forward Justin Jackson marked the second time a player Simon recruited to the Pilots followed him to the Rebels ...
Findlay Prep forward Justin Jackson brings the ball up the court at Bishop Gorman High during the 2013-14 season. Jackson, a top-30 player in the class of 2016, committed to UNLV.
UNLV nets first class of 2016 commitment from Findlay Prep forward
Rebels quick hits:
Monday, September 29, 2014
The Rebels are still waiting for their first commitment in the class of 2015, but that hasn’t stopped them from working ahead in the class of ...
Cody Doolin drives past Jerome Seagears during their Desert Reign basketball league game Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Rebels have answers for pair of transfer senior guards
UNLV quick hits: Cody Doolin is all clear to play this season, while the Rebels plan to use a redshirt year for Jerome Seagears
Friday, September 26, 2014
The Rebels likely won’t need to wait on the NCAA making decisions on its own schedule this time around. UNLV coach Dave Rice said Thursday night that senior transfer Cody Doolin is completely cleared while the team hasn’t submitted any paperwork for senior transfer Jerome Seagears because they’re planning on redshirting him this season.
UNLV basketball fans get players' autographs during their annual preseason Scarlet and Gray scrimmage Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack.
Rebels’ annual Scarlet and Gray Showcase slated for Oct. 16
UNLV Quick Hits:
Thursday, September 25, 2014
The Rebels’ annual Scarlet & Gray Showcase is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Thomas & Mack Center, UNLV announced today. This year the free event will include skills challenges along with the scrimmage, Legends game and autograph sessions.
UNLV's Anderson Hunt (12) leaves the floor after losing to Duke in an NCAA semifinal game in Indianapolis on March 30, 1991. Duke defeated UNLV 79-77.
1990-91 UNLV deemed best team to never win a national championship
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Since Indiana's perfect run to a national championship in 1975-76, only two teams have entered the NCAA tournament with an unblemished record. The most recent was ...
Rebels’ class of 2015 target might announce decision sooner than expected
UNLV Quick Hits:
Thursday, September 18, 2014
UNLV might get an answer from one of its top class of 2015 targets sooner than expected, as Indiana guard Jalen Coleman moved up his visit to Illinois to this weekend.