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UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels To Face No. 14 Utah At MGM Grand Saturday Night

19 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS TO FACE NO. 14 UTAH AT MGM GRAND SATURDAY NIGHTUNLV men’s basketball’s first game on Las Vegas Strip begins toughest stretch in program history   For the first time in program history, the UNLV men’s basketball team will be playing on the Las Vegas Strip as it competes in the 2014 MGM Grand Showcase on Saturday, Dec. 20. The event, which also features No. 15 Oklahoma and…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Back At Thomas & Mack Center Wednesday Against Portland

16 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS BACK AT THOMAS & MACK CENTER ON WEDNESDAYUNLV will host Portland at 7:30 p.m. in first game at home arena since Nov. 29, part of doubleheader with women’s basketball   Now that the National Finals Rodeo has completed, the UNLV men’s basketball team (6-2) will be back in the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. against Portland (7-2). The game is part of…

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: Rebels Ready For Tuesday’s Winter Commencement

12 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

REBELS READY FOR TUESDAY’S WINTER COMMENCEMENT 19 UNLV student-athletes eligible to walk in graduation ceremony at Thomas & Mack Center  Nineteen UNLV student-athletes are eligible to take part in Tuesday’s annual Winter Commencement Ceremonies on campus. The list includes Rebels who wrapped up their course work this semester or will in Spring 2015. Some graduates, such as Andrew Oberg (football) and Jordan Hardy (track & field), have remaining eligibility and…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Head Back Out On Road To Play South Dakota Saturday

10 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS HEAD BACK OUT ON ROAD TO PLAY SOUTH DAKOTAUNLV and Coyotes will play at Sioux Falls’ Sanford Pentagon on Saturday   After defeating Saint Katherine, 113-53, on Friday, Dec. 5, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, the UNLV men’s basketball team (5-2) has had a week without games to concentrate on final exams. The Runnin’ Rebels’ “Rodeo Road Trip” will continue this weekend with a game in…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels To Play Saint Katherine Friday Night At Orleans Arena

05 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS TO PLAY SAINT KATHERINE FRIDAY NIGHTTip is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Orleans Arena   After having its two-game win streak snapped on Wednesday night at Arizona State, the UNLV men’s basketball team won’t have to wait long to get back on the court. The Runnin’ Rebels will play Saint Katherine on Friday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.  The Runnin’ Rebels, who…

Help Raise Awareness of Pancreatic Cancer at the Welcome to Las Vegas Sign – November 21, 2014

17 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Food & Dining

  The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Las Vegas Raising Awareness In The Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer Become Part of #PurpleForAPurpose at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign on November 21st!   The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf® Las Vegas is helping create awareness in the fight against pancreatic cancer, the nation’s fourth leading cause of cancer deaths, by participating in Purple for a Purpose on November 21 at…

#UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Sign Jalen Poyser

15 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS SIGN POYSER DURING EARLY PERIOD Point guard from Toronto will join the UNLV men’s basketball program for the 2015-16 season as a freshman  The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed national letter of intent from Jalen Poyser, head coach Dave Rice announced.   Poyser, a 6-foot-4-inch, 180-pound point guard from Toronto, Canada, will enroll at UNLV next fall as a freshman.   “We are excited about…

#UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Announce Radio Coverage For 2014-15

13 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES RADIO COVERAGE FOR 2014-15 Lady Rebels open regular season Friday against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi The UNLV Athletics Department announced details for season-long radio coverage of the Lady Rebels on Thursday, which will compliment all 14 regular-season home games being available for free via a live video stream through the Mountain West Network at UNLVRebels.com.This season’s radio package will see a total of 15 regular season games…

#UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Open Regular Season Friday At 7:30 PM

13 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS OPEN REGULAR SEASON FRIDAY AT 7:30 PMUNLV men’s basketball hosts Morehead State at Thomas & Mack Center as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Coming off a win in its only exhibition game of the season, the UNLV men’s basketball team will open its 2014-15 regular season on Friday, Nov. 14, against Morehead State at 7:30 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center. The lid-lifter of UNLV’s…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Khamvongsa Named WAC Defensive Player Of The Week

10 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV’S JASON KHAMVONGSA NAMED WAC MEN’S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Rebel junior had an assist and a goal in UNLV’s 2-1 victory at Grand Canyon on Sunday UNLV’s Jason Khamvongsa has been named the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. This is the first weekly honor of Khamvongsa’s career, and he is the fourth Rebel to earn weekly honors…

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Updated Property Listings

31 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Casinos, Fashion & Style, Food & Dining

  HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO UPDATED PROPERTY LISTINGS DINE   To place reservations or set up a private dining experience at any of the restaurants at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, please call 702.693.5000 or visit www.hardrockhotel.com. For special events or parties, contact Hard Rock sales and catering at 702.693.5564.   35 STEAKS + MARTINIS 35 Steaks + Martinis offers a unique marriage of traditional steakhouse cuisine and libations, complemented…

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: NCAA Releases Graduation Rates

28 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NCAA RELEASES GRADUATION RATES    UNLV Athletics’ most recent numbers reflect GSR of 76 percent and FGR of 60 percent  The NCAA released its most recent Graduation Success Rate and Federal Graduation Rate data on Tuesday. UNLV’s GSR for student-athletes in 2013-14 was 76 percent and its FGR for student-athletes was 60 percent. FGR assesses first-time, full-time freshmen in a given cohort and only counts them as academic successes if they…

Health & Harvest Festival plus Spooktacular Event October 25, 2014

16 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Family, Food & Dining

Health & Harvest Festival and Spooktacular Open House Benefiting Down Syndrome Organization of Southern Nevada The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Las Vegas will officially usher in the Fall season with two events happening on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The Health & Harvest Festival brings together a collection of artists, exercise enthusiasts, games, music and more!   Health & Harvest Festival – The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Las Vegas…

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Picked Sixth In MW Preseason Poll

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PICKED SIXTH IN MOUNTAIN WEST PRESEASON POLLLady Rebels bring back three starters from last season The UNLV women’s basketball team was picked to finish sixth in the 2013-14 Mountain West preseason poll, which was released by the league office on Tuesday morning. Voting on the preseason poll, as well as the preseason all-conference team, were all 11 head coaches as well as select media members.   Colorado…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Take Over As Region’s Top Squad

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER RISES TO No. 1 RANKING IN WEST REGION Rebels host key contest Friday night with Air Force UNLV men’s soccer made an impressive jump in the NSCAA West Region rankings on Tuesday, jumping all the way from sixth to No. 1 after a 2-0 weekend on the road against a pair of regionally ranked WAC opponents.   The Rebels also nearly broke into the NSCAA Top 25…

EVENT RECAP: Las Vegas’ Top Industry Leaders Rock Out on Downtown Grand Hotel’s Picnic Roof During Las Vegas Business Academy’s Third Annual Fundraiser

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News

Vegas’ Top Industry Leaders Rock Out on Downtown Grand Hotel’s Picnic Roof During Las Vegas Business Academy’s Third Annual Fundraiser On Saturday, Oct. 11, Las Vegas’ top hospitality executives, chefs and community leaders gathered for “Rockin’ on the Roof,” Las Vegas Business Academy’s third annual fundraising event, on the scenic picnic rooftop of the Downtown Grand Hotel in an effort to raise scholarship funds for University of Nevada, Las Vegas…

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS:Lady Rebel Head Coach Kathy Olivier Kicks Off CCSD Coaches Challenge

11 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH KATHY OLIVIER KICKS OFF CCSD COACHES CHALLENGE OCT. 20Over 10,000 students in the district will participate in the program   UNLV Women’s Basketball head coach Kathy Olivier will help the Clark County School District kick off the 8th annual UNLV Coaches Challenge, with an event on Monday, Oct. 20 at 9 am at Elise Wolff Elementary School in Henderson. The annual Coaches Challenge is a…

Updated VooDoo Zip Line at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Promotions and Events

06 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Family

UPDATED VOODOO ZIP LINE AT RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL & CASINO PROMOTIONS AND EVENTS   VooDoo Zip Line is open from noon to midnight daily. Only patrons 21 years of age or older are allowed after 8 p.m. Guests must be 48 inches tall to ride. Admission is $27.49. Tickets can be purchased online at www.VooDooZipLine.com, Rio Las Vegas or by phone at 702.388.0477.   Life is Beautiful Guests can show…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 24 Rebels Back In Action Monday-Tuesday

03 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 24 UNLV MEN’S GOLF BACK IN ACTION ON MONDAY-TUESDAY Rebels travel to Alabama for the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate, Oct. 6-7 2014-15 UNLV Men’s Golf Statistics The UNLV men’s golf team, ranked 24th in the country in both the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings as well as the Golf Coaches Association of America Poll, will be back in action Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 6-7, at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate. The tournament will be…

Nearly 4,000 Participants Expected at JDRF Nevada Chapter’s Walk to Cure Diabetes

01 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events

Nearly 4,000 Participants Expected at   JDRF Nevada Chapter’s Walk to Cure Diabetes JDRF Nevada Chapter’s Annual Walk Likely To Raise $542,000 For Diabetes Research         Nearly 4,000 walkers who represent families, local businesses, schools, and other community organizations touched in some way by type 1 diabetes (T1D) are expected at the JDRF Nevada Chapter’s annual Walk to Cure Diabetes, on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at UNLV. The chapter…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 11 Rebels To Play At Tucker Intercollegiate

25 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 11 UNLV MEN’S GOLF TO PLAY AT TUCKER INTERCOLLEGIATE Tournament at UNM Championship Course in Albuquerque, N.M., set for Friday and Saturday Video Preview  | Season Statistics The No. 11 UNLV men’s golf team will return to action this weekend as it competes at the 60th Annual William H. Tucker Intercollegiate at the UNM Championship Course (par 72, 7,562 yards) in Albuquerque, N.M. The two-day, 54-hole stroke-play tournament hosted…

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Claim Second Straight Road Win, 3-2 At New Mexico State

22 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER CLAIMS SECOND STRAIGHT ROAD WIN, 3-2 AT NEW MEXICO STATE All three scores came in the first half  UNLV scored three times in a 17-minute burst midway through the first half to claim its second straight road win, 3-2 at New Mexico State in women’s soccer action Sunday afternoon at the Soccer Athletic Complex on the NMSU campus. The victory improved UNLV to 5-2-1 overall, while the…

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Free Coffee at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®

18 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Food & Dining

Celebrate National Coffee Day  with Free Coffee at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® National Coffee Day is Monday, September 29 If there’s one thing we love to celebrate, it’s a great cup of freshly brewed, hot coffee! So please join us for the celebration. On National Coffee Day, Monday, September 29, 2014, we’re giving away small brewed coffee all day long at all neighborhood The Coffee Bean & Tea…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Look For Second Road Win Saturday At Gonzaga

17 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER LOOKS FOR SECOND ROAD WIN OF SEASON SATURDAY AT GONZAGA Rebels own nation’s longest shutout streak The No. 23 UNLV men’s soccer team returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 20, with a road contest at Gonzaga in Spokane, Wash., starting at 1 pm. The Rebels currently hold a 5-0-1 mark, giving them the third best record in the nation (as of games played through Sept. 16). Their…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Ranked No. 23, First National Ranking Since 1992

15 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV’S MEN’S SOCCER RECEIVES FIRST NATIONAL TOP-25 RANKING SINCE 1992 Rebels are No. 23 in this week’s TopDrawerSoccer.com Poll Thanks to its 5-0-1 start to the season which includes last week’s 1-0 upset of No. 14 UMBC, the UNLV men’s soccer team has made its first appearance in a national top-25 poll since 1992, coming in at No. 23 in this week’s TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 25 Poll. The Rebels began the…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels To Hold Slam Dunk Social For Ladies On Oct. 11

15 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS TO HOLD CLINIC FOR WOMEN The Slam Dunk Social for Ladies will offer a behind-the-scenes experience and a crash course in Runnin’ Rebel basketball   The UNLV men’s basketball program will host the Slam Dunk Social for Ladies on Saturday, October 11, from 1:30-4:00 p.m. at the Mendenhall Center. The event is a basketball clinic for women that will offer a behind-the-scenes experience and a crash course in…

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels At Utah And Utah Valley This Weekend

11 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER AT UTAH AND UTAH VALLEY THIS WEEKEND Rebels play a pair in the Beehive State The UNLV women’s soccer team (3-1) returns to action this weekend after a rare bye week, with a Friday night contest at Utah at 6:30 pm (PT), followed by a Sunday, Sept. 14 game at Utah Valley at 1 pm (PT).         The Rebels’ last contest was a 3-0…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Mellies Named WAC Defensive Player Of The Week

08 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV’S KYLE MELLIES NAMED WAC MEN’S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Senior earns second career weekly honor from the WAC UNLV’s Kyle Mellies has been named the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. This is the second straight week a Rebel has received a weekly honor from the conference, as Salvador Bernal was the Offensive Player of the Week…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Daquan Cook Suffers Knee Injury

04 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

DAQUAN COOK SUFFERS KNEE INJURY UNLV men’s basketball junior guard has torn ACL, will use 2014-15 season as redshirt year UNLV men’s basketball junior Daquan Cook has suffered a torn right anterior cruciate ligament and will miss the upcoming season, head coach Dave Rice announced Wednesday. Cook, a 6-foot-1-inch, 170-pound guard from Baltimore, Md., will use the 2014-15 season as a redshirt year and will have two years of eligibility…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Bernal Picks Up More Honors, Rebels Earn No. 6 Regional Ranking

02 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER’S BERNAL PICKS UP MORE WEEKLY HONORS Rebels also receive first region ranking since 2008   The honors keep rolling in for UNLV’s Salvador Bernal, as the senior forward was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week, and also selected as College Sports Madness WAC Player of the Week, it was announced on Tuesday. On Monday, Bernal earned his first-ever national weekly honor when he…