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The Rebellion

The Rebellion

Loud and creative student section amps up Runnin' Rebels games.

Athletics | Mar 6, 2013
  • Player Mike Moser has been immortalized as "Mozilla." UNLV beat Air Force 76-71 on Jan 12. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • The fathead cutouts went 3-D at the UNLV-New Mexico game on Feb. 9. UNLV won 64-55. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • Local celebrities like former Mayor Oscar Goodman make fathead appearances. UNLV beat Boise State 68-64 on Feb. 22. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • A fan's T-shirt reminds visitors to the Thomas & Mack that they're before a tough crowd. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • Fans spell out one of the Runnin' Rebels taglines during the Oregon game Nov. 23. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • Hey Reb! surfs The Rebellion during the New Mexico game Nov. 9. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • It definitely got loud inside the Thomas & Mack as UNLV beat Boise State 68-64. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • Rapper Flava Flav is a common site in the stands, both as a cardboard cutout and real-life fan. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • Imagine trying to make a free throw facing this rowdy crowd. UNLV beat UNR 66-64 on Jan. 27. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • The Rebellion student section is under the basket at the east end of the arena. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • The Rebellion glows during the pregame show Feb. 11. UNLV beat San Diego State 72-70. (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Photo Services)
  • The UNLV pep band gets The Rebellion grooving during the Boise State game Feb. 11. (R. Marsh Starks/UNLV Photo Services)
  • The Rebellion's neon T-shirts looked great on TV during the San Diego State game. (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Photo Services)

UNLV's student section has amped up the energy at Runnin' Rebels games in the Thomas & Mack over the past two years. "The Rebellion," as it's now dubbed, has gone over the top with its oversized cardboard cutouts of players and local celebrities. The Rebels final regular season home game is March 9 against Fresno State.

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