UNLV Rumors & News

  • UNLV’s Jalen Poyser commits to St Bonaventure

    Fanrag Sports "UNLV Runnin’ Rebels sophomore guard Jalen Poyser has committed to the St. Bonaventure Bonnies, a source close to the situation has informed FanRag Sports. However, the up-and-coming guard will not be able to play for the Bonnies right off the bat, as he will be forced to sit out for the upcoming..." May 18

  • UNLV suspends Dwayne Morgan after alleged altercation with cab driver

    Bleacher Report "UNLV has suspended forward Dwayne Morgan indefinitely after an incident with a cab driver Saturday, according to Kevin Bolinger of Fox 5 Las Vegas. Bolinger added the player will remain suspended from all basketball activities until an investigation has concluded. Morgan has had a rough..." May 10

  • Who is Brandon McCoy, and how is he putting UNLV back on the national map?

    CBS Sports "In less than a day's time, the program that best boosted its chances for next season this spring was ... UNLV? How about that for a plot twist in the midst of college hoops' decisive April recruiting period? If you go to UNLV's official basketball website, a page touting an unexpectedly..." April 27

  • UNLV rolling with commitment of No. 1 JUCO player Shakur Juiston

    Fanrag Sports "Talk about being on a run. Just a day after landing its biggest recruit in years, UNLV secured the commitment on Wednesday from the No. 1 junior college player in the country, Shakur Juiston. Less than 24 hours earlier, McDonald’s All-American Brandon McCoy told coach Marvin Menzies he would be..." April 27

  • UNLV lands 5-star C Brandon McCoy

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "Marvin Menzies was hired as UNLV’s basketball coach last year largely because of his recruiting prowess. On Tuesday night, he landed a big-name recruit, sending a message to the rest of the Mountain West and even beyond. Brandon McCoy, the No. 15 player in the nation, according to ESPN.com,..." April 26

  • Sources: Utah, UNLV, Ole Miss, and Rice to headline 2017 MGM Grand Main Event

    Fanrag Sports "Utah, UNLV, Ole Miss, and Rice will headline the 2017 MGM Grand Main Event in Las Vegas, sources told FanRag Sports on Wednesday morning. Utah will play Ole Miss and UNLV will face Rice on Monday Nov. 20th with the winners and losers facing each other on Wednesday Nov. 22nd. This will be the..." February 14

  • Dwayne Morgan out for season, will apply for medical redshirt

    Las Vegas Sun "Dwayne Morgan, who has missed UNLV’s last 10 games, will sit out the rest of the season due to shoulder and hip injuries, UNLV announced on Thursday. The school will apply for a medical hardship waiver after the season in an effort to preserve another year of eligibility for the junior..." January 19

  • No. 3 Kansas cruises past UNLV

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Third-ranked Kansas wasn't half bad in rolling to its 11th straight win, 71-53 over UNLV on Thursday night at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Jayhawks put on a dominating performance while building a 42-20 halftime lead. The second half was a different story, however. "They..." December 23

  • No. 22 Oregon boosts win streak to eight with 20-point victory

    The Sports Xchange "PORTLAND, Ore. -- With UNLV adjusting to new coach Marvin Menzies, Oregon coach Dana Altman wanted to "take advantage of that and get them before they get better as the season progresses." The Ducks did just that. Dillon Brooks made his first start of the season in place of injured..." December 18

  • No. 5 Duke smashes UNLV 94-45

    The Sports Xchange "LAS VEGAS -- Duke is finally getting healthy. And that could spell bad news for the rest of the college basketball world. For the first time in five weeks, the Blue Devils had a full squad available to practice on Friday. It also marked the first time in that span that All-America guard..." December 10

  • Guard trio leads Arizona State rout of UNLV

    The Sports Xchange "TEMPE, Ariz. -- Guard Shannon Evans II had 28 points, guard Torian Graham had 22 and Arizona State made 18 3-point field goals in a 97-71 victory over the UNLV Rebels at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday. Guard Tra Holder had 20 points, and the trio combined to make 15-of-25 3-pointers. Graham..." December 03

  • TCU advances to fina with win over UNLVl

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Desmond Bane scored 15 points and junior guard Kenrich Williams grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds as TCU remained unbeaten in the Jamie Dixon era with a 63-59 victory over UNLV in the semifinals of the Global Sports Classic on Friday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las..." November 26