7:31 PM EST, Mon November 24, 2014
UNLV Rebels Rumors & News
This is going to be a team that begins and ends with the backcourt performance. Friday night’s debacle is a prime example.
UNLVRebels.com Nov 21, 2014
Christian Wood had 12 points to lead UNLV (2-1) as the Runnin' Rebels lost their first game of the season.
If UNLV is to avoid its first loss of the basketball season, freshman guard Rashad Vaughn likely needs to outplay a Stanford senior.
UNLV is a 7.5-point underdog when they face Stanford in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at the Barclays Center today at 4 p.m.
It’s a story Goodluck Okonoboh has told countless times. He is fortunate to tell it, though, so he never tires of it.
Winds of change could be gusting in Honolulu on Saturday night, when Bobby Hauck, a beleaguered football coach on the hot seat, guides UNLV into one of his biggest games of the season.
UNLV, one of the nation’s most potent offenses in collegiate soccer, failed to score when it mattered most Thursday night. UC Irvine used two goals from Cameron Iwasa to eliminate the Rebels 3-0 in the first round of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament.
History is pretty clear on this: You can’t begin listing the greatest Final Four games and not mention many — Magic vs. Larry in 1979, Texas Western and its all-black starting five vs. Kentucky in 1966, Jim Valvano looking for someone to hug in 1983, Villanova slaying Georgetown in 1985 — before reaching games between UNLV and Duke in 1990 and 1991.
Stefan Nastic and the Cardinal — like the Rebels — have started the year 2-0. While the Rebels have survived a pair of last-second shots for two narrow home victories, Stanford has handled South Dakota State and Wofford with relative ease.
Five things to look for when UNLV’s football team plays at Hawaii at 8 p.m. PST Saturday.
Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has made substantial improvement in the past 24 hours, but he remains hospitalized after contracting pneumonia Wednesday.
It has been 23 years since Mike Krzyzewski coached Duke against UNLV, and the two sides finally could cross paths again this weekend. But even if a long-awaited showdown does not materialize Saturday, the Rebels and Blue Devils are set to face off in the future.
It’s a difficult thing, almost impossible at times, to preach freedom as a coach one minute and urge discipline the next.
Redshirt freshman quarterback Jared Lebowitz played in UNLV’s past two games when starter Blake Decker got injured. Now Lebowitz might start Saturday at Hawaii.