UNLV Men's Basketball

UNLV target Horace Spencer back from injury just in time for summer season

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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 the South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime. Rice's brother Grant Rice is the Gorman coach, while Simon previously coached Findlay Prep.

UNLV target Horace Spencer back from injury just in time for summer season
Rebels basketball:
Tue, Apr 29, 2014 (2 a.m.)
Findlay Prep forward Horace Spencer waited a long time for last weekend. Forced out of action for much of the season with a hand injury, Spencer finally got the OK to return to ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice watches his players during their annual preseason Scarlet and Gray scrimmage Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack.
UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice gets 2-year contract extension
Rebels basketball:
Friday, April 25, 2014
Stability was Dave Rice’s top priority and the UNLV coach now has more of that as the Board of Regents approved a two-year extension at a...
UNLV alumnus Dedan Thomas encourages his young players during drills at the Western Tech High School gymnasium Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Former Rebel guard remembers Tark’s last season, says ’92 Rebels would have made NCAA run
rebels basketball: Dedan Thomas, other UNLV greats scheduled to play in charity game May 2 to benefit Centennial High
Friday, April 25, 2014
Dedan Thomas is shouting words of encouragement to a group of Las Vegas area youth basketball players he coaches during a defensive drill at a recent practice Thomas, the former UNLV point guard, is schooling the players in what he calls ...
UNLV forward Khem Birch heads off the court after their Mountain West Conference semifinal game Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The #8 ranked San Diego State Aztecs won 59-51 to advance to the finals.
Rebels' block party ends with Birch declaring for NBA Draft
UNLV basketball: The 2-time league Defensive Player of the Year decides to forgo senior season and face uncertain pro future
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The most important decision of UNLV’s offseason has been made and it leaves the Rebels without its top defender. Junior forward Khem Birch announced today that he would forgo his final season and enter the NBA Draft. Birch first announced the news...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice motions to his players  during their Mountain West Conference game against Boise State Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rebels’ incoming recruiting class grows with another guard
UNLV quick hits: 6-foot-6 guard Patrick McCaw commits to UNLV a week after taking an official visit
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Everyone could see UNLV’s shooting struggles last season, and that included coach Dave Rice. That’s why getting better shooters was a priority offseason, and this weekend the Rebels got ...
Fireworks erupt before the UNLV vs. Colorado State game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 78-70.
Miller adds basketball pedigree, experience to Rebels coaching staff
UNLV basketball:
Friday, April 18, 2014
The future isn’t always crystal clear for Ryan Miller, but one thing has seemed certain from a young age: Whatever he does, basketball will ...
Findlay Prep guard Rashad Vaughn passes off a cheeseburger to teammate Kelly Oubre Jr. while dining at a local McDonald's while honored as a McDonald's All-American on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
Pair of guards officially sign to play for Rebels basketball
UNLV quick hits: Findlay Prep guard Rashad Vaughn signs his national letter of intent while San Francisco transfer Cody Doolin signs a financial aid agreement
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Rebels’ incoming recruiting class officially doubled in size today. UNLV received ...
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian receives a standing ovation during his induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Symphony Hall in Springfield, Mass.
No surgery planned for former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is expected to leave a Las Vegas hospital soon after doctors performed a diagnostic procedure and determined no immediate...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice directs his players during their game against Sacred Heart Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 82-50.
Rebels pick former league rival to join coaching staff
UNLV basketball: UNLV replaces Heath Schroyer with Ryan Miller, an Auburn assistant who spent 5 seasons at New Mexico
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Rebels’ fourth assistant basketball coach will be former Auburn associate head coach Ryan Miller, coach Dave Rice announced today. The move has been expected for several weeks. Miller spent five seasons under Steve Alford at New Mexico, where Miller was key in opening the Lobos’ recruiting pipeline to Australia. Miller spent time there...
Lois Tarkanian holds her husband Jerry Tarkanian's hand after he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 in Springfield, Mass.
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian suffered heart attack, doctors say
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is up and moving around at a Las Vegas hospital and could go home this weekend after suffering a heart attack and...
UNLV guard Bryce Dejean Jones heads off the court after their Mountain West Conference semifinal game against San Diego State Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The #8 ranked San Diego State Aztecs won 59-51 to advance to the finals.
Former Rebel Bryce Dejean-Jones commits to Iowa State
Monday, April 14, 2014
Former Rebel Bryce Dejean-Jones will play his final basketball season at Iowa State, he announced while visiting the Cyclones over the weekend. Dejean-Jones is on pace to graduate this summer and would then...
Oregon's Ben Carter, center, celebrates with teammates and fans on the court after the upset 64-57 win over Arizona in an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Bishop Gorman grad likely to transfer from Oregon to UNLV
Rebels quick hits:
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Bishop Gorman grad Ben Carter is likely coming back home. The Oregon sophomore forward plans to transfer to UNLV with two years of eligibility remaining. Carter helped win two state titles with ...
UNLV coach Dave Rice points to his player during their game against Wyoming Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 48-46.
Class of 2014 guard visiting UNLV this weekend
Rebels quick hits: Shooting guard Pat McCaw is all set to visit the Rebels, who currently have one open scholarship
Thursday, April 10, 2014
UNLV basketball will have a visitor this weekend as class of 2014 guard Pat McCaw is coming to campus, according to a source. McCaw’s official visit comes just a few days before the first day of the spring signing period on April 16.
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian receives a standing ovation during his induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Symphony Hall in Springfield, Mass.
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian in hospital
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has been hospitalized in Las Vegas after he started having breathing difficulties Saturday while in Dallas for the Final Four. He was tested for pneumonia before the trip, but the results were negative and he was cleared to travel, his son Danny Tarkanian said. Jerry Tarkanian was in Dallas to cheer for...
Rebel pride: Former UNLV players (from left) Stacey Augmon, Greg Anthony and Larry Johnson, with then-coach Jerry Tarkanian.
UNLV legend Greg Anthony on what college basketball was—and what it’s becoming
Vegas on My Mind:
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Columnist Steve Friess discusses student-athlete unions, UNLV's heyday and more with the former Runnin' Rebel.