Three Runnin’ Rebels take home Mountain West Awards.
The Runnin’ Rebels finished the regular season third in the Mountain West standings to earn the No. 3 seed for the Reese’s MW Men’s Basketball Championship.
The Runnin’ Rebels survived a barrage of three pointers and a ten-point second-half deficit, to win their 14th straight home game, 68-64, over Boise State.
The Runnin’ Rebels closed out their regular season road schedule with a win over instate rival Nevada 80-63.
The Runnin’ Rebels picked up their first road win since January 16th, beating Wyoming in Laramie 65-42.
The Rebels blew an eleven point halftime lead but managed to beat #22 Colorado State 61-59 on a 12 foot jumper by senior guard Anthony Marshall, Wednesday night at the Thomas and Mack.
It’s early but Bracketology expert Jerry Palm has posted his latest March Madness predictions at cbssports.com Jerry who has been making predictions since 1994 currently has five Mountain West teams in the big dance.
UNLV earned a big win at home Saturday night beating San Diego State, 72-70.
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian who coached in four Final Fours and won the National Championship with the Rebels in 1990, has made the cut for The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame which was announced Friday, at NBA All-Star Weekend in Houston.
The Rebels suffered their fourth road loss in a row Wednesday night in Colorado Springs as Air Force beat up the road weary Rebels 71-56.