UNLV Men's Basketball

Young Rebels stand up and take down No. 3 Arizona in raucous Mack

L.E. Baskow

UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn celebrates atop the crowd after defeating Arizona 71-67 on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Young Rebels stand up and take down No. 3 Arizona in raucous Mack
UNLV Basketball: Fans rush the court after UNLV bounces back to knock off Wildcats (12-1) for biggest win since North Carolina in 2011
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 (11:59 p.m.)
UNLV’s game-defining moment contained no points scored, no rebounds and no steals. In fact, it started with a turnover and ended with a foul by ...
UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn celebrates atop the crowd after defeating Arizona 71-67 on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Instant Analysis: UNLV takes significant step forward in development, upsets No. 3 Arizona
Ray Brewer:
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
If this is the basketball program Dave Rice is building at UNLV, results like tonight could become a common occurrence. Pretty impressive win ...
Arizona guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright (0) and UNLV guard Patrick McCaw (2) look to a loose ball at the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday, December 23, 2014. .
Blog: Rebels pull off big upset, taking down No. 3 Arizona 71-67 at the Mack
UNLV Basketball:
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Chris Wood scored 16 points in the second half, Rashad Vaughn took over down the stretch and Pat McCaw hit the final two free throws to a secure a 71-67 upset against No. 3 Arizona tonight at the Thomas & Mack Center. It's the biggest UNLV victory since defeating No. 1 North Carolina at the Orleans Arena four years ago.
Derrick Jones goes up for a dunk during the Adidas Nations camp on Aug. 4, 2014, in Long Beach, Calif.
Video: Insane dunks by UNLV commit Derrick Jones
Monday, December 22, 2014
Video of insane dunks during contest by UNLV commit Derrick Jones.
Even Hey Reb is a bit dismayed as the game versus Utah appears to be a lost cause at the MGM Garden Arena on Saturday, December 20, 2014.
Rebels shoot their way out of any chance to upset No. 14 Utah at MGM Grand
UNLV basketball: UNLV's first-ever game on the Strip ends in a 59-46 defeat, in part because the Rebels (7-3) set several season lows on offense
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The No. 1 goal for the UNLV basketball team entering the MGM Grand Showcase was to control the defensive glass. No. 14 Utah hadn’t been outrebounded all season and that area, which the Rebels have struggled with for much of the season, figured to be key Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. ...
UNLV forward Christian Wood, right, deflects a shot under the basket from Utah forward Chris Reyes at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.
Instant Analysis: UNLV couldn’t buy a bucket against Utah, still a work in progress
Ray Brewer:
Saturday, December 20, 2014
In the first half, UNLV held Utah scoreless for about eight minutes in taking a brief lead minutes before halftime. Even during the Rebels' rally, you could sense Utah was going to pull away ...
UNLV guard Cody Doolin, right, and Utah center Dallin Bachynski fight for a loose ball at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.
Blog: UNLV’s offense awful in 59-46 loss to Utah at MGM Grand
UNLV Basketball:
Saturday, December 20, 2014
UNLV barely cracked 30 percent shooting on offense and Utah eventually wore down the Rebels at the other end, pulling away in the second half for a 59-46 tonight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Rebels fall to 7-3 with No. 3 Arizona coming to the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday.
UNLV guard Cody Doolin (45) drives past Portland guard Bryce Pressley (1) on his way to a late-game basket at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.
Rebels know what they’re up against in balanced, 14th-ranked Utah
UNLV Basketball:
Saturday, December 20, 2014
The question was meant to get responses along the lines of, “We’re excited to play in Las Vegas and in this great venue, the MGM Grand Garden Arena.” And UNLV coach Dave Rice gave that kind of answer, eventually ...
UCLA takes on Arizona State during their Pac-12 Basketball Tournament game Thursday, March 14, 2013, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Rebels’ first game on the Strip adds another local venue to their history
UNLV Basketball:
Friday, December 19, 2014
That it took this long is a story all to itself, but on Saturday two Las Vegas institutions will finally meet when UNLV basketball plays its first-ever game on the Strip.The Rebels (7-2) are taking on No. 14 Utah (7-2) in the nightcap of the ...
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
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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 ...