December 1st, 2011
In his first two seasons at UNLV, Chace Stanback never admitted to getting some help from the man upstairs. On Wednesday night, it was hard to knock the Rebels' senior forward for doing so. Stanback hit a fadeaway 3-pointer from the right wing in the closing seconds of the first of two overtime periods to tie the game, giving No. 18 UNLV one of its final pushes over the hump in securing a 94-88 victory at UC Santa Barbara.Read More »
November 30th, 2011
Yes, UNLV's 90-80 victory over then-No. 1 North Carolina on Saturday night at the Orleans Arena was a big deal.
But, remember, there's a whole lot of season left.Read More »
November 28th, 2011
It was 10:44 p.m. on a Thursday night, and outside of a clean-up crew and a couple of media members, Mike Moser and Karam Mashour were the only souls remaining inside the Thomas & Mack Center.Read More »
November 27th, 2011
While swarmed by mobs of UNLV fans on the floor at the Orleans Arena on Saturday night, Mike Moser said that at least 35 people must have jabbed him in the ribs and screamed out boxer Muhammad Ali's famous line "Shock the World!"Read More »
November 26th, 2011
To hang with the No. 1 team in the land on Saturday night at the Orleans Arena, UNLV will have to play far better than it did on Friday against USC.
But a gritty second half effort at the Orleans was enough to get the Rebels (6-0) onto the stage they desired heading into the Las Vegas Invitational. UNLV outlasted Southern Cal, 66-55, and set up a meeting with the Tar Heels (5-0), who throttled South Carolina in Friday's nightcap, 87-62.Read More »
November 24th, 2011
There is this much to know about UNLV's brief history in playing at the Orleans Arena: It hasn't been terribly pretty.
Yes, the Rebels are 3-1 at their unofficial home away from home since first playing there in December 2007.
But the performances have not been stellar for a variety of reasons.Read More »
November 23rd, 2011
In hindsight, UNLV couldn't have asked for a better opponent to face three days before Southern Cal comes to town.
The Rebels and Trojans will meet Friday at the Orleans Arena as part of the Las Vegas Invitational, and UNLV prepared for USC's patient, half-court-oriented, rugged style of play be defeating Cal Poly at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday night, 75-52.Read More »
November 21st, 2011
If Mike Moser keeps up his recent level of play moving forward, there will be several Monday morning press releases to come announcing him as the Mountain West's Player of the Week.Read More »