Runnin’ Rebel junior forward Khem Birch has been named Mountain West Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
The Runnin’ Rebels snapped their two game losing streak Saturday night at the Thomas and Mack with a 85-55 pounding of visiting Tennessee-Martin.
The Runnin’ Rebels fell a little short Tuesday night at the Thomas and Mack, as they went down to Arizona State 86-80.
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 Rebels had a tough night at the Thomas and Mack Friday losing to visiting Dixie State 71-70.
Charlotte Bobcat guard and former Connecticut Huskie Kemba Walker spoke with KXNT’s Brian Shapiro about trying to make the team and about his former Connecticut teammate and newest Runnin’ Rebel Roscoe Smith.
University of Connecticut transfer Roscoe Smith will be forced to redshirt this year after the NCAA denied UNLV’s request for a legislative relief waiver.