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UNLV Men’s Basketball News: James Hampshire joins Runnin’ Rebels

Kevin Kruger and his staff have now filled out all 13 roster spots for the 2021-2022 season. In other news, Bryce Hamilton rejoins UNLV and the Runnin’ Rebels add a non-conference opponent.

UNLV Basketball adds Michael Nuga, Josh Baker to roster

The Runnin’ Rebels add a couple of players who bring a scoring presence and could be counted on to lead the way offensively.

Transfers David Muoka, Justin Webster commit to Runnin’ Rebels 

Two more transfers from the portal are joining Kevin Kruger at UNLV.

UNLV basketball seeing significant roster turnover

Nine players from this past year’s team have entered the transfer portal.

Kevin Kruger named new UNLV basketball head coach

The Runnin’ Rebels have hired a name many people in the Vegas Valley are very familiar with.

Five legitimate options UNLV should consider for its head coach

It’s time for another coaching search at UNLV, here are some candidates Desiree Reed-Francois should seriously consider.

Official: T.J. Otzelberger leaving UNLV, heading to Iowa State

First reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Tuesday, both school confirmed that Otzelberger is leaving UNLV and heading to Iowa State.

Reports: T.J. Otzelberger expected to leave UNLV for Iowa State

After two seasons with the Runnin’ Rebels, Otzelberger appears to be leaving for Iowa State where he has a lot of ties.

UNLV outclassed in second half by Utah State

The score was tied going into the locker room, but Utah State kicked it to another gear in the second half and put away UNLV easily.

Rebels dominate Falcons with outstanding shooting performance

UNLV shot it often and well from the floor against Air Force on its way to a blow out victory in the first round.

Aztecs put away Rebels, clinches MW title

San Diego State gets revenge on UNLV after they spoiled their bid for a perfect season last year. The Aztecs will be the number one seed next week for the conference tournament.

Rebels struggle for offense in loss to Fresno State

Bryce Hamilton and Mbacke Diong combined for 43 of UNLV’s points, while the rest of the seven players combined for only 21.

UNLV drops opener with Boise State 78-66

Bryce Hamilton scored 26, but it was too little too late for the Runnin’ Rebels.

 UNLV holds on late to upset Utah State 59-56

The Runnin’ Rebels have now won five in a row, bringing them to .500 overall (6-6).

UNLV squanders double digit lead in loss to Colorado State

The Runnin’ Rebels lead by as many as 13 points in the second half but were unable to hold it in its conference opener to the Rams.

UNLV returns to action for first time in over a month to face Colorado State

The Runnin’ Rebels are playing its first game since December 5th as they travel to Fort Collins to face the Rams in its Mountain West Conference home opener.

T.J. Otzelberger test positive for COVID, UNLV pauses in-team activites

UNLV’s last two non-conference games have been canceled due to positive test in the program.

Runnin’ Rebels fall to 0-3 despite Caleb Grill’s big night

UNLV now looks to salvage a win in the final day of the Maui (Ashville) Invitational.

UNLV dominated by North Carolina in first game of Maui Invitational 

After a hot start, UNLV fell apart and North Carolina settled down, brought the intensity, and took care of the Runnin’ Rebels easily.

Bryce Hamilton still has room to improve following breakout season

Hamilton went on a tear in conference play, earning first team all-conference recognition. He has earned preseason all-conference recognition this year.

Runnin’ Rebels get commitment from four-star prospect Arthur Kaluma

T.J. Otzelberger adds the top-40 forward to the 2021 recruiting class. Kaluma is another impressive get in what has been an already impressive recruiting resume at UNLV by Otzelberger.

Rebel student-athletes may begin to return to campus Monday 

The university announced, "Phase 1 of Return to Play Plan," beginning with protocol for athletes returning for voluntary workouts.

20 UNLV Games to Watch During Quarantine

For UNLV fans, here are some games to take a look while you are at home.

Transfer Caleb Grill reuniting with Otzelberger at UNLV

Grill will have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out this upcoming season.

Remembering UNLV Basketball’s National Championship 30 Years Later

30 years ago, the Runnin’ Rebels displayed the most dominant performance in NCAA National Championship history.

Where would UNLV Basketball be if Lon Kruger was still the coach?

Let’s play a game of "What If" for the Runnin’ Rebel Basketball program.

Amauri Hardy among three Rebels to enter transfer portal

UNLV’s 2020-2021 roster is becoming clearer as Hardy enters the transfer portal.

Otzelberger’s big move to go small pays off

Small ball, injury update, and conference awards

Rebels earn first-round bye with win over Broncos

For the second year in a row, the Rebels have earned a first-round bye in the Mountain West Tournament.

UNLV lets it fly in dominant win over Colorado State

The Rebels move into a tie for fourth place in the conference with less than two weeks remaining.

Rebel guards produce in victory at New Mexico

UNLV is only the second team to win at The Pit this season

Rebels go ice-cold down the stretch against Aggies 

After leading at halftime, UNLV struggled to score late and dropped its fourth straight game

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