4:16 AM EST, Sat February 22, 2020
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Can UNLV's Elijah Mitrou-Long make the difference against San Diego State?

The last time UNLV played San Diego State, the Rebels came close enough to knocking off the nation’s last remaining undefeated team that it’s conceivable to think one player could have determined the outcome ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 19, 2020

Peaking Rebels pound Colorado State, 80-56

For UNLV fans who have followed the Rebels all season, Tuesday’s dominant 80-59 win over Colorado State certainly raised a lot of questions. Such as: Was that seldom-used 6-foot-5 sophomore guard Jay Green ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 18, 2020

Live blog: Three keys for UNLV basketball vs. Colorado State

If UNLV wants to make a push for a first-round bye in the Mountain West tournament, a win over Colorado State tonight would go a long way. The Rebels are currently in sixth place with a conference record of 8-6 while CSU is one-half game ahead at ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 18, 2020

Vitaliy Shibel stepping in as UNLV's small-ball center

UNLV’s guards get most of the credit for UNLV’s win at New Mexico on Saturday, as Bryce Hamilton, Amauri Hardy, Marvin Coleman and Elijah Mitrou-Long combined to score 66 points in the Rebels’ 78-73 victory at the Pit. But they wouldn’t have been ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 15, 2020

Small-ball Rebels steal one at New Mexico

UNLV picked up its gutsiest win over the season on Saturday, as the underdog Rebels went into The Pit and outplayed New Mexico down the stretch to score a 78-73 victory. A season-ending injury to forward Donnie Tillman ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 15, 2020

Previewing UNLV at New Mexico with reader questions

The Rebels are set to take on New Mexico today in a game that should have big implications for UNLV's Mountain West tournament seeding, but with some time before tip-off ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 14, 2020

UNLV forward Donnie Tillman likely out for season with knee injury

UNLV’s already thin frontcourt has taken a big hit, as Donnie Tillman is likely to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. Tillman, a 6-foot-7 forward, suffered a knee sprain in ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 13, 2020

Overtime loss to UNR leaves Rebels hurting

UNLV had plenty of chances to score in overtime against UNR on Wednesday, but unfortunately for the Rebels most of those opportunities came from the 3-point line or the free-throw line, and their inability to make open shots doomed them in an ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 12, 2020

Live blog: Three keys for UNLV basketball vs. UNR

The Rebels will try to carry over momentum from Saturday's last-second win over Fresno State when they host in-state rival UNR at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNR is 8-5 in Mountain West play, while UNLV is a half-game behind at 7-5, so this contest ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 11, 2020

Marvin Coleman continues to come up big for Rebels

There are few debates that divide “analytics people” and “basketball people” more than the topic of clutch play. Purists believe some players have a special, unquantifiable “it factor” that helps them come through in big moments ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 8, 2020

Pure Magic: Marvin Coleman comes up clutch in win over Fresno State

For 39 minutes and 59 seconds on Saturday, Marvin Coleman made nary an impact on UNLV's game against Fresno State. But the final second was pure magic ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 8, 2020

Rebels pledge to get back to work on offensive boards

UNLV shot poorly in Wednesday’s 69-54 loss at Utah State, connecting on just 38.5 percent from the field, but errant shooting wasn’t the reason why the Rebels barely cracked 50 points. And it wasn’t the reason they lost ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 6, 2020

'We rolled the dice': How Arroyo's gamble on recruiting trail paid off for UNLV football

The Rebels, with first-year coach Marcus Arroyo on the job for only a handful of days, decided to skip the early-signing period in late December to focus on properly identifying ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 6, 2020

Rebels zone out in 69-54 loss at Utah State

Marvin Coleman and Bryce Hamilton scored consecutive transition layups to push UNLV’s lead to 35-27 early in the second half of Wednesday’s game at Utah State, and at that point it looked like the Rebels had a real chance to score a big win ...
LasVegasSun.com Feb 5, 2020

Live blog: Three keys for UNLV basketball at Utah State

UNLV’s win over preseason conference favorite Utah State a month ago was one of the events that sparked the Rebels’ 6-1 start in the Mountain West, but the USU team they’ll face tonight is almost a completely different squad ...

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