LAS VEGAS – The hometown UNLV Runnin’ Rebels and Pac-12 power Utah will headline the field for the MGM Resorts Main Event which will be played on Nov. 20-22 at T-Mobile Arena. Utah will face Ole Miss in the opening round of the Main Event while UNLV battles Rice in the first of four games on…Details
LAS VEGAS — Not one player in Duke’s basketball program was born when the 1991 Blue Devils pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Final Four history. So, Thursday, on a five-hour flight to Las Vegas, coach Mike Krzyzewski made his players watch footage from 25 years ago, when Duke beat UNLV 79-77 an…Details
LAS VEGAS – Tickets for the highly anticipated UNLV-Duke game on Saturday, Dec. 10 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas go on-sale to the public starting tomorrow at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET. The two iconic programs will play the first college basketball game in the new arena and will meet for the first time…Details
By Mark Anderson July 22, 2016 UNLV coach Marvin Menzies and Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski stood shoulder to shoulder Thursday, Menzies in a black Runnin’ Rebels T-shirt and Coach K in a red USA Basketball golf shirt. They were chummy with each other, but on Dec. 10, the good feelings will disappear for a couple of…Details
By Taylor Bern Friday, July 22, 2016 Since the last time UNLV and Duke met on the court, the Rebels have had nine different full-time head coaches. The Blue Devils still have Mike Krzyzewski, and as the teams look ahead to their first meeting since 1991, Coach K reflected on the back-to-back NCAA Tournament meetings…Details
LAS VEGAS – A rivalry will be renewed when UNLV plays Duke on Saturday, Dec. 10 in the first college basketball game to be played at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas as part of the fourth-annual MGM Grand Showcase, which benefits Coaches vs. Cancer. The two iconic programs have not played since the programs…Details
LAS VEGAS — Mountain West Conference play doesn’t open until Dec. 30. By then, UNLV may have already made quite the name for itself.
Ike Nwamu scored 19 points and UNLV upset a ranked team for the second time this season, beating No. 15 Oregon 80-69 on Friday night.
LAS VEGAS – NCAA basketball action returns to MGM Grand in Las Vegas (www.mgmgrand.com) with two early season events featuring 10 teams at the 14,000-seat MGM Grand Garden Arena. The action tips Nov. 23-25, 2015 with the “Men Who Speak Up Main Event,” the second annual tournament featuring eight teams playing on Monday and Wednesday of Thanksgiving…Details
LAS VEGAS — Delon Wright scored 17 points, Brandon Taylor had 16, and No. 14 Utah beat UNLV 59-46 on Saturday night in the MGM Grand Showcase. Utah (8-2) had 12 steals — including six by Taylor and four by Wright — to cap a rough stretch by winning for the third time in four…Details
LAS VEGAS — Washington’s fast start almost turned into a heartbreaking finish. Jernard Jarreau scored 12 points, and No. 16 Washington held on for a 69-67 victory over No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Showcase. “At the outset of the season, I talked about being sneaky old, but we have some…Details