UNLV Rumors & News

  • UNLV transfer Troy Baxter commits to Florida Gulf Coast

    Fanrag Sports "Former UNLV Rebels talent Troy Baxter has committed to the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles, a source told FanRag Sports on Tuesday. Per NCAA transfer rules, he will have to sit the upcoming campaign before being eligible to play in the 2018-19 college basketball season. The former 4-star recruit will..." June 21

  • 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