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LasVegasSun.com Nov 6, 2019

Rebels hoping new student section will breathe life into Thomas & Mack

For years, shooting crucial free throws late in the second half was a pretty zen experience for opposing teams at the Thomas & Mack Center. Instead of being distracted by a frenzied student section, Rebels foes got to shoot against an inert backdrop of ...
LasVegasSun.com Nov 6, 2019

Rebels get defensive as Otzelberger earns first win at UNLV

Tuesday night’s season opener for UNLV was billed as the grand unveiling of T.J. Otzelberger’s modern offense, but it was the Rebels’ defensive performance that stole the show in an 86-71 win over Purdue Fort Wayne ...
LasVegasSun.com Nov 5, 2019

Live blog: UNLV basketball vs. Purdue Fort Wayne

UNLV will open its first season under coach T.J. Otzelberger on Tuesday night when the Rebels host Purdue Fort Wayne. Otzelberger should be familiar with the Mastodons, as he clashed with them twice a year in the Summit League as the coach at South ...
LasVegasSun.com Nov 5, 2019

Live blog: Rebels roll in season-opening win, 86-71

For any Rebels fans looking for a crash course in Otzelberger's vision, this game should be an accurate guide. He wants his teams to play fast and take quick shots ...
LasVegasSun.com Nov 2, 2019

Rebels' bowl dreams vanish with loss at Colorado State

Tony Sanchez spent the week leading up to Saturday’s game at Colorado State telling his team that they couldn’t afford another slow start, like when they fell behind 17-0 against San Diego State last week. He was adamant about it ...
LasVegasSun.com Nov 2, 2019

Previewing UNLV football at Colorado State with reader questions

The Rebels currently sit at 2-6, knowing that one more loss will cement a sub-.500 record (for the sixth straight season) and knock them out of the running for a bowl berth ...
LasVegasSun.com Nov 1, 2019

Sanchez comfortable with quarterback Oblad in the clutch

Through sheer circumstance, UNLV football surprisingly did not play a close game in the first half of the 2019 season. The margin of victory/defeat through the first seven games was 27 points, with the closest contest being a 16-point loss ...
LasVegasSun.com Oct 31, 2019

On the run again: UNLV's new basketball coach plans to transform the team's playing style

In the time it takes to read this sentence, T.J. Otzelberger wants UNLV to score in transition. The Runnin’ Rebels’ new head coach is determined to play fast this season ...
LasVegasSun.com Oct 30, 2019

Outside shooting could be question mark for this year's Runnin' Rebels

One aspect of the Rebels’ performance against West Coast Baptist College that could turn out to be somewhat predictive was the outside shooting ...
LasVegasSun.com Oct 28, 2019

Walk-on grew up dreaming of this moment with UNLV basketball

It finally hit Trey Hurlburt when he walked into the Thomas & Mack Center for basketball practice. His lifelong dream to be a UNLV player was coming true ...
LasVegasSun.com Oct 27, 2019

Rebels' rally falls short in 'crushing' loss to San Diego State

UNLV was inches from a miraculous, potentially season-saving win as Daniel Gutierrez’s 42-yard field goal attempt hurtled through the air. Instead, after a gut-wrenching, 20-17 loss to San Diego State on Saturday, the Rebels are inches from oblivion ...
LasVegasSun.com Oct 26, 2019

Live blog: Keys for UNLV football vs. San Diego State

In terms of importance, UNLV’s game against San Diego State couldn’t loom much larger. With a win, the Rebels (2-5) will position themselves for a realistic late-season bowl push and rejuvenate the program’s enthusiasm ...
LasVegasSun.com Oct 25, 2019

New-look Rebels play numbers game in exhibition blowout

Welcome to the modern era of basketball, UNLV. It may have been an exhibition game against a vastly outmatched opponent, but on Friday the Rebels dove head-first into a new-age, analytics-driven style ...
LasVegasSun.com Oct 25, 2019

Take a Lap: Trick or treat with Nick Blair and Marvin Coleman

Welcome to the latest installment of “Take a Lap with Mike Grimala,” a video interview series that we hope becomes a regular trip to the fun side of UNLV sports. In this episode, UNLV basketball players Nick Blair and Marvin Coleman drop some local knowledge on the Las Vegas trick-or-treating scene ...
LasVegasSun.com Oct 23, 2019

Starting with exhibition, Rebels want to play championship defense in 2019-20

To hear T.J. Otzelberger tell it, he wants UNLV to assume a defensive identity this season. And with the team’s first and only exhibition game set for Friday, it appears his players are getting the message ...

Rebels Player News

  • Daniel Gutierrez

    Daniel Gutierrez

    Rebels' rally falls short in 'crushing' loss to San Diego State

  • Kenyon Oblad

    Kenyon Oblad

    'What just happened?': Rebels blown out in error-filled second half at Fresno State

  • Trey Hurlburt

    Trey Hurlburt

    Walk-on grew up dreaming of this moment with UNLV basketball

  • Nick Blair

    Nick Blair

    Take a Lap: Trick or treat with Nick Blair and Marvin Coleman

  • Donnie Tillman

    Donnie Tillman

    Analysis: Donnie Tillman factors into latest UNLV roster projection