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By Glenn Erby On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

UNLV Freshman Derrick Jones Jr. Soars For Ridiculous 1-Handed Dunk (Video)

I’m not sure how his full overall game will develop, but UNLV freshman and Philadelphia native Derrick Jones Jr. will be favored in every dunk contest he takes part in. During Monday night’s blowout More...

By Glenn Erby On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

UNLV To Host Scouting Combine For NBA Scouts October 23-24

Piggybacking off of Kentucky and LSU, UNLV seems to believe that they have some prime NBA talent. UNLV will host a combine open to NBA scouts on Oct. 23-24, sources told Jeff Borzello of ESPN.com. UNLV will host More...

By Mark Gunnels On Monday, May 11th, 2015

UNLV Commit Derrick Jones Windmill Dunk From FT Line (Video)

Derrick Jones is one of the most highly touted prospects in the 2015 class and he showed off his rare athleticism with this sick dunk.  More...

By Kevin Kourafas On Friday, April 17th, 2015

5-Star Prospect Chooses UNLV Hoops Over Kentucky

The Runnin’ Rebels desperately wish to restore their basketball program to where it was in the early 90’s. Currently, they are loading up for the season after finishing this year with a mediocre 18-15 More...

By Glenn Erby On Monday, February 16th, 2015

Las Vegas Strip To ‘Dim Lights’ in Tribute To Jerry Tarkanian

The lights of the Las Vegas Strip are expected to dim this week for a special tribute to deceased former University of Nevada-Las Vegas basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian. Several Strip casinos have agreed to dim More...

By Kel Dansby On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Bryce Harper Honors Coach Jerry Tarkanian (Photos)

Bryce Harper is from Las Vegas and during the MLB offseason Harper can be seen at every UNLV game. This week UNLV’s most decorated coach, Jerry Tarkanian, passed away and Harper paid his respects by visiting More...

By Glenn Erby On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Ex-UNLV Coach Jerry Tarkanian Passes Away at 84

Hall of Famer and former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, who led three schools to the NCAA tournament, is hospitalized in Las Vegas with breathing trouble and some type of infection. The 84-year-old Tarkanian More...

By BSO Staff On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Gonzalez Twins Transferring From Kansas to UNLV (Photos)

Dylan and Dakota Gonzalez, twins who are way more famous for their looks than their skills on the basketball court are leaving Kansas and transferring to UNLV according a statement from the school on Tuesday. Via Kansas More...

By Glenn Erby On Sunday, April 13th, 2014

UNLV’s Bryce Dejean-Jones Transferring to Iowa State

UNLV’s loss may make Iowa State the favorites in the Big 12.   Bryce Dejean-Jones has committed to transferring to Iowa State. The 6-foot-5 guard led the Runnin Rebels in scoring last season (13.6 PPG) and More...

By BSO Staff On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Former UNLV Coach Jerry Tarkanian Remains Hospitalized

Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian remains hospitalized in a   Las Vegas hospital after his relatives say he was having trouble breathing and feeling weak according to ESPN. His son Danny Tarkanian More...

By Glenn Erby On Friday, April 4th, 2014

UNLV’s Roscoe Smith To Enter NBA Draft

Jeff Borzello of CBS Sports is reporting that UNLV forward Roscoe Smith will enter the NBA Draft. UNLV forward Roscoe Smith is declaring for the NBA draft. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) April 4, 2014 The More...

By BSO Staff On Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Dave Rice Staying at UNLV

  After being offered the head coaching job at USF, Dave Rice has decided to remain at UNLV after receiving a two year extension. Via CBS Sports: “I am excited about the future of our men’s basketball More...

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