Tarkainian stands with the Runnin' Rebels

Memorable Moments in UNLV Sports

If you’re past a certain age, you remember when the Runnin’ Rebels won the 1990 NCAA Basketball Championship. This season, UNLV celebrated the 20th anniversary of that stunning tournament. But the Rebels also have had plenty of miracle moments in other sports.

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a mace on a stand
UNLV History | May 18, 2019
The processional marshal at commencement will be wielding the mace — a 12-pound symbolic weapon for defending the university and its people.
A woman in a white dress and white boots rides an elephant festooned with a tiara and UNLV-emblazoned blanket.
UNLV History | April 9, 2019
In 1971, Homecoming met the circus.
couple laying on lawn
UNLV History | February 14, 2019
The old UNLV yearbooks in Special Collections offer a look at campus love in decades past.