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Past articles by Taylor:

Take 5: Former coach Hauck returns to UNLV with favored San Diego State

Only two games remain for UNLV, and the last one at Sam Boyd Stadium is Saturday evening as San Diego State comes in looking to remain undefeated in Mountain West play. The game will kick off at 7:30 p.m. and air on CBS Sports Network. → Read More

Bern’s-Eye View: Mountain West Basketball Picks Week 2

One week in and the Mountain West’s best victory might be Colorado State at Northern Iowa. Schedules are about to get tougher, though, and the league (or at least the few teams who actually put real opponents on the slate) are going to have an opportunity to prove themselves going forward. → Read More

UNLV controls Southern Utah, turns focus to bigger stage in Maui

There was no banner, but UNLV coach Dave Rice declared mission accomplished tonight, and it works whether you’re looking specifically at this 84-64 victory against Southern Utah or the entire opening three-game stretch ... → Read More

Live Blog: Experienced Southern Utah could challenge UNLV

Tonight the Rebels are back at the Thomas & Mack Center to round out their three-game, season-opening homestand against Southern Utah. This won’t be the cakewalk that UNLV strutted through on Monday ... → Read More

Take 5: Rebels face Southern Utah before heading off to Maui

The Rebels are right back in action this week, returning to the Thomas & Mack Center two days after a 62-point victory. Tonight UNLV (2-0) tips off against Southern Utah (0-1) at 7:30 p.m. and the game will stream on the Mountain West Network and Campus Insiders. → Read More

Rebels get energized in 62-point rout against New Mexico Highlands

It starts with a burst of energy, a flashpoint from which the rush bursts forth and infects everyone who crosses its path. That’s what happened to two Rebels tonight, one whose impact was belied by a pedestrian stat line and another whose highlight will be the only thing most people across the country ever know about this game. → Read More

Live Blog: UNLV back on the court against New Mexico Highlands

Friday was tense. Tonight will be fun. The Rebels (1-0) had to survive Cal Poly in the season opener but tonight they could reach triple digits on the scoreboard against Division II New Mexico Highlands (1-1). → Read More

Las Vegas vs. Las Vegas: UNLV has one thing in common with opponent

This college basketball game will feature two universities from Las Vegas. When UNLV hosts Division II New Mexico Highlands today at 7 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center, they’ll take on school also from Las Vegas — Las Vegas, N.M. For the Rebels ... → Read More

Live Blog: UNLV will have Colorado State's full attention today

In different circumstances, this would be a game that perhaps UNLV would be overlooked in. That likely won’t be the case today. → Read More

Rebels escape victorious against Cal Poly in Zimmerman’s debut

Stephen Zimmerman Jr. has seen dozens of games at the Thomas & Mack Center, but the vantage point is significantly different from the court ... → Read More

Live Blog: UNLV's 2015-16 season starts with tricky task vs. Cal Poly

Is the full-court press going to work? For all of the different things we’ve talked about regarding this team throughout the offseason, the Rebels’ success or failure ultimately comes down to getting the desired result from their new pressure style. So what is that desired result? → Read More

Close-knit group key to UNLV’s success starting in opener vs. Cal Poly

Dave Rice calls the pressure of his job a privilege, and it’s one that was nearly taken away from him eight months ago after a seventh-place finish in the Mountain West ... → Read More

Bern’s-Eye View: Rebels could approach 25-win mark in regular season

UNLV’s season tips off in two days, and once it starts, it’s going to get real in a hurry. For the second straight year, the Rebels have put together one of the best nonconference ... → Read More

Live Blog: Rainbow Warriors a wildcard today at UNLV

TextYou can expect a beautiful afternoon for UNLV’s homecoming game today against Hawaii. What to expect on the field is anyone’s guess. → Read More

Rice not happy with Rebels' performance in 37-point exhibition victory

In many ways this is an all-or-nothing season for fifth-year UNLV coach Dave Rice, so a week before the 2015-16 campaign officially gets underway Rice spent some extra time in the locker room following a 37-point exhibition victory. And it wasn’t to congratulate anybody ... → Read More

Take 5: Rainbow Warriors come to Las Vegas in middle of regime change

It’s homecoming weekend for UNLV and the odds boards predict it’s going to be a good one as the Rebels are favored by more than they have been against Division I-A competition since 2010. → Read More

Rebels exhibition against Whittier more than decade in the making

For most Rebels fans, tonight’s exhibition against Whittier is a simple stepping stone on the way to next Friday’s official opening of ... → Read More

Bern’s-Eye View: Mountain West Football Picks Week 10

West Division leader San Diego State and Mountain Division co-leader Boise State are both off this week, and fellow Mountain co-leader Air Force is playing a nonconference game so there’s not going to be any shakeup at the top this weekend. → Read More

Bern’s-Eye View: Rebels’ roster full of interesting lineup combinations

Life is better with options, and they’re nice to have in college basketball, too. → Read More

UNLV junior guard Cook suspended at least 13 games for DUI arrest

Rebels junior guard Daquan Cook has been suspended for the nonconference season, or at least 13 games, following an arrest Sunday on a count of driving under the influence, it was announced today. UNLV will reevaluate his status at the start of ... → Read More