The Runnin’ Rebels fell a little short Tuesday night at the Thomas and Mack, as they went down to Arizona State 86-80.
The UNLV men’s basketball program received a signed national letter of intent from another top recruit in Goodluck Okonoboh, head coach Dave Rice announced Monday.
Dwayne Morgan, a 6-foot-7-inch, 215-pound forward from Baltimore, Md., will enroll at UNLV next fall as a freshman.
UC Santa Barbara scored a decisive 86-to-65 victory over UNLV Tuesday night.
Bruce Natson’s 12-yard rushing touchdown with 3:56 left in the game capped an 11-play, 82-yard drive and gave Utah State a 28-24 victory over UNLV Saturday night.
Roscoe Smith and Khem Birch both had double-doubles Friday night to lead UNLV to a 67-48 win over Portland State in their season opener.
The Runnin’ Rebels wrapped up their exhibition season with a win Tuesday night at the Thomas and Mack, defeating Adams State, 72-67.
Kevin Olekabie could soon be wearing Rebel red. The NCAA has approved a waiver for UNLV, allowing the senior guard to play basketball immediately without penalties.
The Rebels bid to become bowl eligible hit a snag Saturday night as they went down to San Jose State 34-24 at Sam Boyd Stadium.
The Rebels had a tough night at the Thomas and Mack Friday losing to visiting Dixie State 71-70.