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UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Jonson Named All-America Scholar For Second Straight Year

23 Jul 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

JONSON NAMED ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR Senior golfer adds another academic honor to his impressive resume   TWITTER: UNLVGolf UNLV men’s golf senior Carl Jonson was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for the second straight year, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Wednesday. A total of 206 players earned the honor in Division I this year. To be eligible, student-athletes must have been a junior or senior academically…

SUMMER HAPPY HOUR NOW THRU AUGUST 2nd AT THE COFFEE BEAN AND TEA LEAF

21 Jul 2015, Posted by admin in Food & Dining

CIAO! GET A TASTE OF ITALY WITH THE COFFEE BEAN AND TEA LEAF’S® NEW AFFOGATO ICE BLENDED® DRINK DURING SUMMER HAPPY HOUR NOW THRU AUGUST 2nd     You may not get to vacation in Italy this summer but you can certainly get a taste of the Mediterranean country with The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s new Affogato (pronounced “AH-foe-GAH-toe”) Ice Blended® drink. It takes on the name of a popular Italian dessert by adding…

Las Vegas Student Receives $3,000 Bank of Nevada “Forward Together” Scholarship

22 May 2015, Posted by admin in News

Las Vegas Student Receives $3,000 Bank of Nevada “Forward Together” Scholarship    Abigail Ly, a senior at Southwest Career & Technical Academy who plans to pursue Bio Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2015 Bank of Nevada Forward Together Scholarship.  Ly was presented with the $3,000 scholarship at the Public Education Foundation’s Scholarship Recognition Luncheon on Friday, May 22, 2015. Ly was chosen among 60 applicants to receive the scholarship based…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Ike Nwamu Transferring To Runnin’ Rebel Program

06 May 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

IKE NWAMU TRANSFERRING TO UNLV 6-foot-5-inch guard from Mercer will be eligible to play for Runnin’ Rebels as a senior during 2015-16 season   The UNLV men’s basketball program received a signed financial aid agreement from Ike Nwamu on Tuesday, head coach has announced. A 6-foot-5-inch, 205-pound guard originally from Greensboro, N.C., Nwamu will transfer from to the Runnin’ Rebel program from Mercer where he played for two seasons. He…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Mountain West Championship Begins Friday

30 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

MOUNTAIN WEST MEN’S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP BEGINS FRIDAY Conference tournament will be held in Tucson, Ariz., for ninth straight time   TWITTER: UNLVGolf  |  UNLV’s Season Statistics The No. 24 UNLV men’s golf team will compete at the 2015 Mountain West Men’s Golf Championship beginning on Friday, May 1, at the Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National Resort (par 71, 7,144 yards) in Tucson, Ariz. The 2015 championship will mark the ninth…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Registration Open For Dave Rice Basketball Camps

28 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Family, News

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR DAVE RICE BASKETBALL CAMPS Individual day camps will be held June 15-17 and June 22-24   Registration is now open for this summer’s Dave Rice Basketball Camps. Two individual day camps will be offered. The first one will be held June 15-17, while the second will take place June 22-24. Both camps will have two sessions: session 1 will be from 9 a.m. – noon (ages 8-10)…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Derrick Jones Signs On Second Day Of Spring Signing Period

16 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS SIGN DERRICK JONES ON SECOND DAY OF SPRING SIGNING PERIOD 6-foot-7-inch small forward from Pennsylvania is ranked the 27th-best player in the class of 2015 by ESPN   WATCH: Jones Wins American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk Championship The UNLV men’s basketball program received a signed national letter of intent from Derrick Jones on Thursday, head coach Dave Rice has announced. Jones plans to enroll at UNLV…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER ANNOUNCES SUMMER CAMP DATES: Rebels Will Host Three Camps, 4v4 Festival At End Of May

16 Apr 2015, Posted by admin in Family, News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER TO HOST THREE SUMMER CAMPS Rebels will also host a 4v4 soccer festival on May 30-31 The UNLV men’s soccer staff will host a total of four events this summer, with three summer camps set to take place in June and August. In addition, a 4v4 soccer festival will also be hosted by the Rebels on Memorial Day weekend.   First up will be the Rebel Soccer…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 24 Rebels To Play At The Goodwin This Week

25 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 24 UNLV MEN’S GOLF TO PLAY AT THE GOODWIN THIS WEEK   The Rebels, who are coming off a record-setting performance in their last tournament, to compete at Stanford, Thursday-Saturday   TWITTER: UNLVGolf   The No. 24 UNLV men’s golf team will compete this week at The Goodwin, which will be held Thursday-Saturday, March 26-28, at Stanford Golf Course (par 70, 6,727 yards) in Stanford, Calif. Originally named the United…

The Venetian And The Palazzo Las Vegas Vice President Jack Easdale Honored With UNLV Mentor Of The Year Award

25 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in Casinos, News

THE VENETIAN AND THE PALAZZO LAS VEGAS VICE PRESIDENT  JACK EASDALE HONORED WITH UNLV MENTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD   ]The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas are pleased to announce that Vice President of Yield Management Jack Easdale has been awarded the Mentor of the Year award from University of Nevada Las Vegas. Easdale lent his time and expertise to help mentor UNLV hotel college student, Kaiyang Wu, to…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Kitayama Named MW Men’s Golfer Of The Week

18 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV’S KURT KITAYAMA NAMED MW MEN’S GOLFER OF THE WEEK Rebel senior set career marks in winning his second career tournament UNLV senior Kurt Kityama has been selected Mountain West Men’s Golfer of the Week for tournaments played March 5-17. This is Kitayama’s third career golfer of the month/week accolade. The Chico, Calif., native, paced the field at the Jackrabbit Invitational, held March 16-17 in Primm, Nev., after carding a career-low 19-under-par…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels To Face No. RV/25 San Diego State In MW Tournament Quarterfinal

12 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  MOUNTAIN WEST TOURNAMENT – QUARTERFINAL UNLV men’s basketball to face No. RV/25 San Diego State Thursday at 6 p.m. at Thomas & Mack Center   The UNLV men’s basketball team defeated No. 10 seed Nevada, Reno, 67-46, on Wednesday afternoon in the first round of the 2015 Mountain West Men’s Basketball Championship and has moved on to the quarterfinals where it will face No. 2 seed San Diego State…

Neon Museum Announces First Artist in Residence Program

11 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

NEON MUSEUM INAUGURATES ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM WITH CITIZEN SPEAK BY DAVID SANCHEZ BURR Installation and Visitor Participation Project to Take Place in Neon Museum’s North Gallery April 18-19; Installation on View at Marjorie Barrick Museum April 27 – May 20 This April, the Neon Museum will host its first artist in residence, Las Vegas artist David Sanchez Burr. His work, titled citizen speak, will be built and exhibited in the Neon…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels To Face Nevada, Reno Wednesday At 2:30 PM In MW Tournament’s First Round

10 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

    MOUNTAIN WEST TOURNAMENT – FIRST ROUND UNLV men’s basketball to face Nevada, Reno on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. at Thomas & Mack Center; Will mark first meeting in conference tournament between intrastate rivals, three points in Governor’s Series also on the line   The UNLV men’s basketball team is the No. 7 seed in the 2015 Mountain West Men’s Basketball Championship and will play No. 10 seed Nevada,…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Regular-Season Finale Saturday At San José State

06 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

REGULAR-SEASON FINALE SATURAY UNLV men’s basketball at San José State at 7 p.m.; Runnin’ Rebels down to six scholarship players because of injuries, game may be seen on ESPN3   The UNLV men’s basketball team will travel to San José, Calif., for its Mountain West regular-season finale against San José State on Saturday, March 7, at 7 p.m. The Runnin’ Rebels are looking to sweep the season series with the Spartans, after…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Patrick McCaw Out For Saturday’s Game

05 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

PATRICK MCCAW OUT FOR SATURDAY’S GAME UNLV men’s basketball freshman guard diagnosed with concussion after suffering injury during two-point loss to San Diego State on Wednesday   UNLV men’s basketball freshman guard Patrick McCaw was diagnosed with having a concussion Thursday morning and has been ruled out for Saturday’s game at San José State.   McCaw was injured during the second half of the Runnin’ Rebels two-point loss to San…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Senior Night “White Out” Wednesday At 8 PM Vs. San Diego State

03 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  SENIOR NIGHT “WHITE OUT” WEDNESDAY AT 8 PM Giveaways include senior posters, t-shirts and rally towels; Runnin’ Rebels to face San Diego State with seven scholarship players because of injuries, game televised by CBS Sports Network   The UNLV men’s basketball team will host San Diego State at the Thomas & Mack Center in its final regular-season home game of the year on Wednesday, March 4, at 8 p.m….

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Wyoming Visits Runnin’ Rebels Saturday At 5 PM

27 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

WYOMING VISITS UNLV SATURDAY AT 5 PM Runnin’ Rebels down to seven scholarship players because of injuries, game televised by CBS Sports Network   The UNLV men’s basketball team will host Wyoming at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m., after returning from its recent road trip – splitting games at New Mexico (W, 76-68) and at Utah State (L, 83-65). The Runnin’ Rebels, who…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels At Utah State Tuesday Night

23 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS AT UTAH STATE TUESDAY NIGHT AT 6:30 P.M. PT UNLV men’s basketball down to seven scholarship players because of injuries, game televised by CBS Sports Network   The UNLV men’s basketball team is coming off a 76-68 win at New Mexico on Saturday, its first since leading scorer Rashad Vaughn went down to injury, and will now travel to Logan, Utah, for its second straight road game…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Vaughn A Finalist For Jerry West Award

19 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RASHAD VAUGHN A FINALIST FOR JERRY WEST AWARD UNLV men’s basketball freshman guard on watch list for new honor that will go to nation’s top shooting guard   UNLV men’s basketball freshman guard Rashad Vaughn is one of 16 candidates named to the watch list for the 2015 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday. Named after Hall of…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Christian Wood A Finalist For Karl Malone Award

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News

  CHRISTIAN WOOD A FINALIST FOR KARL MALONE AWARD UNLV men’s basketball sophomore forward on watch list for new honor that will go to nation’s top collegiate power forward   UNLV men’s basketball sophomore forward Christian Wood is one of 16 candidates named to the watch list for the 2015 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced. Named after Hall of…

UNLV WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Rebels Open Conference Championship Action Wednesday

17 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING COMPETES IN THIS WEEK’S MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPIONSHIPS   Rebels looking to improve on last year’s finish   Thanks to a strong underclassmen group, the UNLV women’s swimming and diving team has high hopes on improving on its finish from a year ago as the Rebels start competition in the 2015 Mountain West Championships on Wednesday in San Antonio. This year’s conference meet will once again…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Travel To Air Force Shorthanded

13 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS TRAVEL TO AIR FORCE SHORTHANDED UNLV men’s basketball to play Falcons in early Saturday game without leading scorer Rashad Vaughn   The UNLV men’s basketball team, winner of four of its last five games, is coming off a 73-61 win vs. Fresno State on Tuesday and will now travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., to face Air Force on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 12 p.m. MST/11 a.m. PST…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian Passes Away

11 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Uncategorized

PASSING OF A LEGEND Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian Was 84   Legendary basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, who took the Runnin’ Rebels to four Final Fours and brought home the national championship in 1990, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Las Vegas. He was 84. A campus memorial event is being planned. Details will be announced soon. “The UNLV community mourns the passing of Coach Jerry Tarkanian,…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Host Fresno State Tuesday Night At 7 PM

09 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

    RUNNIN’ REBELS HOST FRESNO STATE TUESDAY NIGHT UNLV men’s basketball back at Thomas & Mack Center at 7 p.m. on Feb. 10   The UNLV men’s basketball team, which had its three-game win streak snapped with a one-point loss at Colorado State (83-82) on Saturday, will be back at home at the Thomas & Mack Center to host Fresno State on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. The…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels At Colorado State Saturday At 1 PM On CBS Sports Network

06 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS AT COLORADO STATE SATURDAY UNLV men’s basketball opens second half of Mountain West play on CBS Sports Network at 1 p.m. PT   The UNLV men’s basketball team, winner of three straight games, has had a week without a game since defeating Air Force (74-63) at home last Saturday. The Runnin’ Rebels will now open their second half of Mountain West play this Saturday, Feb. 7, at Colorado…

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Incoming Recruit Michaela Morris Named Gatorade Nevada Girls Player Of The Year

06 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV INCOMING RECRUIT MICHAELA MORRIS NAMED GATORADE NEVADA GIRLS SOCCER PLAYER OF THE YEAR  Incoming UNLV women’s soccer recruit Michaela Morris has been named the 2014-15 Gatorade Nevada Girls Soccer Player of the Year, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, announced on Thursday. Gatorade is in its 30th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, and Morris becomes the second honoree from Nevada…

UNLV SOCCER NEWS: Home Game Feb. 13 Against Colorado Rapids Kicks Off UNLV Men’s And Women’s Spring Schedules

06 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV SOCCER HOSTS COLORADO RAPIDS FEB. 13 TO KICK OFF SPRING SCHEDULE Rebels announce men’s and women’s spring schedules   The UNLV men’s and women’s soccer teams have announced their 2015 spring schedules, which begin next week as the Rebel men will host MLS squad Colorado Rapids on Friday, Feb. 13 at 12 pm at Peter Johann Memorial Field. All home games during the spring season for the men and…

UNLV ATHLETIC NEWS: UNLV To Host National Girls And Women In Sports Day Saturday

04 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Family, News, Sports

UNLV TO HOST NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY ON SATURDAY   Event will host over 300 kids for a free multi-sport clinic prior to that day’s Lady Rebel game vs. Colorado State The UNLV Lady Rebels and the UNLV Athletic Department will hosting over 300 kids at a free sports clinic on Saturday in the 29th annual celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, which will…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Travel To Reno For Tuesday Governor’s Series Game

26 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS TRAVEL TO RENO FOR TUESDAY GAME Governor’s Series contest set for 7 p.m. on ESPN3   Coming off a 79-77 overtime win at home against Utah State on Saturday, the UNLV men’s basketball team will head north to Reno to face the Wolf Pack of Nevada, Reno, on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. at Lawlor Events Center. The game is part of the Governor’s Series, presented by…