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.
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.
The Runnin’ Rebels managed to put a stop to their two game losing streak, with a big win at home Saturday night, beating #15 New Mexico 64-55.
The Runnin’ Rebels road woes continued Wednesday night in Fresno, as the Bulldogs upset the Rebels, 64-55.
Big men Anthony Bennett and Khem Birch led the way for the Rebels Tuesday night as UNLV took down visiting Nevada 66-54. Birch finished the game with 14 points and 7 rebounds and freshman sensation Anthony Bennett ended up with 13 points and 9 rebounds.
The Runnin’ Rebels are completely out of the Top 25 for the first time this season.
Anthony Marshall scored a season-high 20 points, as the Runnin’ Rebels upset No. 15 San Diego State 82-75 on Wednesday night.