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UNLV SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Dixon, Szele Named Scholar All-America By CSCAA

14 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  TWO UNLV SWIMMERS EARN SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA HONORS Five more Rebels named to the Honorable Mention team UNLV swimmers Rachel Dixon and David Szele were named Scholar All-America by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), it was announced by the organization on Monday. In addition, a total of five more student-athletes from UNLV were named as Scholar All-America Honorable Mention, two from the women’s squad, and three from…

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Announce 2014 Schedule

14 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER ANNOUNCES 2014 SCHEDULE This year’s slate features a mid-season six-game road trip Online version of 2014 UNLV Women’s Soccer Schedule     There are several challenges awaiting the UNLV women’s soccer team this upcoming season as the athletics department released the 2014 schedule on Monday afternoon. In addition to facing a total of five teams that are coming off NCAA tournament appearances, the Rebels will also play…

UNLV SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Rebels Earn CSCAA Academic Team Honors

10 Jul 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  UNLV MEN’S AND WOMEN’S SWIMMING BOTH EARN CSCAA ACADEMIC RECOGNITION Rebel women honored as a top-five academic team in the nation The success for UNLV swimming and diving was not limited to just the pool this past season, as both the men’s and women’s teams were recognized by the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) as their 2014 Spring Scholar All-America Team Awards (sponsored by Nike Swim) were…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: 2014 Coaches Vs. Cancer® Classic Championship Round Matchups Set

25 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  2014 COACHES VS. CANCER® CLASSIC CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND MATCHUPS SET The UNLV men’s basketball team will face Stanford on Nov. 21 in Brooklyn, then either Duke or Temple on Nov. 22 with all four games televised on truTV  The matchups for the championship round of the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer® Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y., were announced on Wednesday morning by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the American Cancer…

UNLV ATHLETIC NEWS: Jenn Wolfe Named 2013-14 Bill Ireland Award Winner

05 Jun 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports, Video

UNLV’S WOLFE SELECTED AS 2013-14 BILL IRELAND AWARD WINNER Senior forward’s golden goal lifted women’s soccer to last-minute victory  Jenn Wolfe, a recent UNLV graduate and member of the women’s soccer team, was selected as this season’s winner of the Bill Ireland Award the UNLV Athletics Department announced on Thursday. The award coincides with the Governor’s Series presented by NV Energy and sponsored by Barrick Gold, and is given annually…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Announce 2014 Schedule

28 May 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

    UNLV MEN’S SOCCER ANNOUNCES 2014 SCHEDULE Rebels will host three tournaments in the month of September, season begins Aug. 29 on the road Online version of 2014 UNLV Men’s Soccer Schedule Four games against teams that advanced to the second round of last year’s NCAA Tournament highlights the 2014 UNLV men’s soccer slate, which was released by the athletics department on Wednesday. The Rebels will play a total…

24 TEAMS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SAMSUNG NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2014 AT THE COX PAVILION AND THOMAS & MACK CENTER

27 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

TWENTY-FOUR TEAMS  TO PARTICIPATE IN SAMSUNG NBA SUMMER LEAGUE 2014 – Utah Jazz to Make First Appearance –  Twenty-four teams, including the Utah Jazz, which will be making its first appearance, will compete in this year’s Samsung NBA Summer League July 11-21, at the Thomas & Mack Center and COX Pavilion on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Jazz will join 22 other NBA teams and…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Add Cornish To Roster

22 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

      RUNNIN’ REBELS ADD CORNISH TO ROSTER 6-foot-6-inch guard from New Orleans is the sixth student-athlete to sign with UNLV men’s basketball for 2013-14 season  The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed financial aid agreement from Jordan Cornish, head coach Dave Rice announced Thursday. Cornish, a 6-foot-6-inch, 215-pound guard, will enroll at UNLV as a freshman this summer. A native of New Orleans, he attended Brother…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Patrick McCaw Signs With Runnin’ Rebels

07 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS ADD ANOTHER FOR 2014-15 SEASON Patrick McCaw has signed a national letter of intent and will enroll at UNLV this summer The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed national letter of intent from Patrick McCaw, head coach Dave Rice announced Wednesday. McCaw, a 6-foot-6-inch, 190-pound guard, will enroll at UNLV as a freshman this summer. Originally from St. Louis, Mo., he attends Montrose Christian High…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Rebels Headed To NCAA-Record 26th Straight Regional

05 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  REBELS HEADED TO NCAA-RECORD 26TH STRAIGHT REGIONAL UNLV’s men’s golf earns No. 5 seed in Sugar Grove, Ill., play begins May 15 The UNLV men’s golf team will be the No. 5 seed at the NCAA’s Sugar Grove Regional, which will be played at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., beginning Thursday, May 15, the NCAA announced Monday. The invitation marks UNLV’s 26th straight appearance in a NCAA…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Three Rebels Earn All-Mountain West Honors

01 May 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  THREE REBEL GOLFERS EARN ALL-MOUNTAIN WEST HONORS Jonson, Kitayama and Thomas all named to all-conference team for first time For the first time since 2008, three UNLV student-athletes have been selected to the 10-person All-Mountain West Men’s Golf Team, as the conference announced its 2013-14 awards on Thursday. Juniors Carl Jonson and Kurt Kitayama, and sophomore Zane Thomas were the three Rebels named to the squad, all for the…

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

28 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in Family, News, Sports

  REGISTRATION OPEN FOR DAVE RICE BASKETBALL CAMPS Individual day camps will be held June 9-11 and June 16-18 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 9-11, while the second will take place June 16-18. Both camps will have two sessions: session 1 will be from 9 a.m. – noon (ages 8-10)…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Coach Rice’s Extension Official

25 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  COACH RICE’S EXTENSION OFFICIAL Board of Regents approve UNLV men’s basketball head coach’s contract through at least 2018-19 season UNLV men’s basketball head coach Dave Rice’s contact extension was approved by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents on Friday during its meeting on campus. Rice’s contract has been extended two years through the 2018-19 basketball season and includes an incentive package based upon academic and athletic…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Khem Birch Will Declare For NBA Draft

25 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  UNLV’S KHEM BIRCH WILL DECLARE FOR NBA DRAFT Runnin’ Rebel junior forward was two-time MW Defensive Player of the Year and finished second in the nation in blocks this season UNLV men’s basketball junior forward Khem Birch will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2014 NBA Draft, head coach Dave Rice said Thursday. Birch averaged a double-double with 11.5 points and 10.2 rebounds per game, and led…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Sign Two During First Week Of Spring Signing Period

17 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS SIGN TWO DURING FIRST WEEK OF SPRING SIGNING PERIOD Rashad Vaughn and Cody Doolin will enroll at UNLV this summer The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed national letter of intent from Rashad Vaughn and a signed financial aid agreement from Cody Doolin during the first week of the spring signing period, head coach Dave Rice announced Thursday. Both student-athletes will enroll at UNLV this…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Ryan Miller Hired As Assistant Coach

16 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News

RYAN MILLER HIRED AS UNLV ASSISTANT COACH Former Auburn, New Mexico and Memphis assistant joins Rice’s coaching staff Ryan Miller has been hired as an assistant coach for the UNLV men’s basketball program, head coach Dave Rice announced Wednesday. Miller, 38, joins the UNLV staff after spending the last two years as associate head coach at Auburn under Tony Barbee. Prior to that, he spent five years (2007-12) as an…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 24 Rebels To Play In Tournament At Ohio State This Weekend

11 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  NO. 24 REBELS TO PLAY IN TOURNAMENT AT OHIO STATE THIS WEEKEND UNLV men’s golf, which has won two of its last four events, to compete at Robert Kepler Intercollegiate, Saturday-Sunday, April 12-13 The No. 24 UNLV men’s golf team will compete this weekend at the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate, which will be held Saturday-Sunday, April 12-13, at The Ohio State University Golf Club’s Scarlet Course (par 71, 7,455 yards)…

Free Coffee & Muffin on Tax Day!

10 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in Food & Dining

Free Coffee and Muffin on Tax Day!  Available at participating The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Las Vegas locations, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. on April 15, 2014 Tax Day is just about here! Whether you filed back in February or plan to sneak your return in just prior to the April 15, 2014 midnight deadline, be sure to stop by one of nine The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Las…

UNLV MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Five Named Academic All-WAC

09 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

  UNLV PLACES FIVE ON WAC MEN’S SWIMMING ALL ACADEMIC TEAM For the second straight year, five members of the UNLV men’s swimming team earned academic honors as the Western Athletic Conference announced its 2013-14 academic all-conference squads on Wednesday afternoon. Earning repeat academic honors for their careers were juniors Balint Batka and Joe Rigget, both of whom were named MPSF All-Academic Scholar Athlete during the 2012-13 season. First-time honorees…

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Announce Summer Camp Dates

07 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES SUMMER CAMP DATES   Lady Rebels will host three camps this summer The UNLV women’s basketball program is announcing three summer camps it will be hosting over the last two weeks of June. First up will be the Lady Rebel Individual Camp, running from Sunday, June 22-Wednesday, June 25. That will be followed by the Elite Camp on Thursday, June 26, and then the Lady Rebel…

Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar to Sizzle on the Las Vegas Strip

01 Apr 2014, Posted by admin in Food & Dining, On The Strip

Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar to Sizzle on the Las Vegas Strip Fieri’s First Las Vegas Restaurant Set to Open Late April Chef, restaurateur, New York Times Best-Selling author and Emmy Award-winning TV host Guy Fieri is proud to announce his first Las Vegas restaurant, Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar, to premiere center Strip at The Quad Resort & Casino in late April. The restaurant will offer guests…

UNLV MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Rebels Finish School-Record Tying 19th At NCAA Championships

30 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SWIMMING FINISHES A SCHOOL-RECORD TYING 19th AT NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS   Rebels scored in the meet’s final event to clinch a top-20 finish Needing to score points on Saturday to have a chance at a top-20 finish, UNLV did exactly that in the final event with an 11th place relay performance, and the Rebels would finish in 19th place as the 2014 NCAA Men’s Swimming Championships concluded after three…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 22 Rebels Move Up Standings During Second Day At The Goodwin

30 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 22 REBELS MOVE UP STANDINGS DURING SECONDDAY AT THE GOODWIN UNLV men’s golf makes up six spots in the standings as a team, Jonson and Kitayama tied for 12th individually in Palo Alto 2014 The Goodwin Results The No. 22 UNLV men’s golf team shot a second-round 7-over-par 287 on Saturday at The Goodwin, which is being played at Stanford Golf Course (par 70, 6,727 yards). The Rebels moved…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 22 Rebels To Play In Palo Alto This Weekend

27 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 22 UNLV MEN’S GOLF TO PLAY IN PALO ALTO THIS WEEKEND The Rebels, who have won two of their last three events, to compete at The Goodwin, Friday-Sunday, March 28-30 The No. 22 UNLV men’s golf team will compete this weekend at The Goodwin, which will be held Friday-Sunday, March 28-30, at Stanford Golf Course (par 70, 6,727 yards) in Palo Alto, Calif. Originally named the United States Intercollegiate,…

UNLV MEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Rebels Send Seven To This Week’s NCAA Championships

25 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV SWIMMING SENDS SEVEN TO NCAA MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP   Rebels have eyes set on possible top-25  finish UNLV is sending a total of seven swimmers, one off the school record, to this week’s 2014 NCAA Men’s Swimming Championships that are being held in Austin, Texas on Thursday-Saturday. The three-day meet will take place at the Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the University of Texas campus, with preliminaries…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: Jonson Named MW Men’s Co-Golfer Of The Week

20 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

JONSON NAMED MW MEN’S CO-GOLFER OF THE WEEK Rebel junior recorded two top-six finishes in the last week, including the best individual finish of his career MWN Video News Release UNLV junior Carl Jonson and San Diego State junior Xander Schauffele have been selected as the Mountain West Men’s Co-Golfers of the Week for tournaments played March 14-18. This is the first MW weekly accolade for Jonson and second for…

UNLV Student Among Thousands Receiving Access to Free Tax Preparation

19 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News

UNLV Student Among Thousands Receiving Access to Free Tax Preparation Free tax preparation available for families and individuals with a household annual income of $52,000 or less United Way of Southern Nevada’s “Earn It Keep It Save It” collaborative has helped over 6,287 individuals in southern Nevada access free tax preparation. For Kayla, who moved to Las Vegas from Georgia last summer to complete her Master of Fine Arts (MFA)…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 23 Rebels Run Away With Jackrabbit Title, Kitayama Records First Career Win

19 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 23 UNLV MEN’S GOLF RUNS AWAY WITH JACKRABBIT TITLE Rebels win event by 20 shots, Kitayama shoots 68 on Tuesday to earn first individual victory of his career at tournament in Primm, Nev. 2014 Jackrabbit Invitational Results The No. 23 UNLV men’s golf team won the team title by 20 shots at the 5th Annual Jackrabbit Invitational, which was played at Primm Valley Golf Club (par-72, 7,131-yard Desert Course)…

UNLV WOMEN’S SWIMMING NEWS: Pair Of Rebels To Compete At This Week’s NCAA Championships

19 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

TWO UNLV WOMEN’S SWIMMERS WILL COMPETE AT THIS WEEK’S NCAA WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP   Pair of seniors make return trip to thenational meet The UNLV women’s team will send a total of two swimmers to the 2014 NCAA Championships that are being held this week in Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday-Saturday. Seniors Katelyne Herrington and Rachel Dixon are both making their third straight appearance at the national championships. The three-day meet will…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 23 Rebels Lead By 17 At Jackrabbit Invitational In Primm

18 Mar 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 23 UNLV MEN’S GOLF LEADS AT JACKRABBIT INVITATIONAL Rebels are ahead by 17 shots after first two rounds, Jonson leads all individuals at 6-under in Primm, Nev. 2014 Jackrabbit Invitational Results The No. 23 UNLV men’s golf team has a 17-shot lead after the first two rounds of the 5th Annual Jackrabbit Invitational, which were played Monday at Primm Valley Golf Club (par-72, 7,131-yard Desert Course) but hosted by…