The Runnin’ Rebels fell a little short Tuesday night at the Thomas and Mack, as they went down to Arizona State 86-80.
The life-size statue at the Thomas and Mack Center honors the coach who put UNLV on the basketball map.
Runnin’ Rebel sophomore Savon Goodman has quit the team. The nineteen-year-old Goodman issued a statement through the team saying he felt a lot of pressure the last few months, and that it was best to leave the program.
The Runnin’ Rebels have picked to finish in a tie for second place in the Mountain West in 2013-14 as the league released its preseason media poll and all-conference team on Tuesday.
The Runnin’ Rebels have landed a top recruit. Jamal Aytes from Southern California has given a verbal commitment to join the Rebels next season.
For the fifth straight year, the Runnin’ Rebels have earned their way into nation’s top 25 in home attendance according to the 2012-13 figures that were just released this week by the NCAA.
The Runnin Rebels have hired a new assistance coach. Dave Rice announced Monday the hiring of Todd Simon, who has spent the last seven years with Findlay Prep including last season as their head coach.
The announcement over the weekend that freshman guard Katin Reinhardt is leaving UNLV for a Pac 12 school (likely USC) coupled with the departure of forward Mike Moser who’s transferring to Oregon, has a lot of people wondering what’s going with the Rebels?
Former UNLV star Larry Johnson is getting heat for his comments about gay athletes.
Runnin’ Rebel freshman Anthony Bennett may be heading to the NBA Draft. CBSSports.com reports the six-foot-eight forward is expected to make an announcement “sometime” this week.