SOCIAL RECAP: Runnin' Rebels Defeat No. 15 Oregon|
Dec. 5, 2015
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - #UNLVmbb collected its second top-15 win of the season last night as the Runnin' Rebels defeated No. 15 Oregon at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Social media was buzzing before, during and after the game!
Below is a glimpse of how it played out.
There was some buzz around #UNLVmbb and No. 15 Oregon heading into the game.
#UNLVmbb opened the game with three 3-pointers, which everyone loved!
#UNLVmbb was on fire in the first half!
Always love it when Rebels are supporting Rebels!
Former Duck and current Runnin' Rebels @Ben_Carter13 was the topic of conversation due to his phenomenal play.
At the half, #UNLVmbb led 47-33 and played very well in the first stanza. Fans took notice on social media.
Some notable Runnin' Rebel fans were in attendance and some were keeping tabs from afar!
@OregonMBB is the No. 15 team in the country for a reason and they lived up to that by making a run in the second half. That caused some nervousness amongst the Runnin' Rebel faithful.
But... down the stretch @BIGG_ZIMM came up big!
And then... @ike_nwamu hit a late three to ice the game. #WeLikeIke
Fans were fired up after the game (for good reason!) and they took to social media!
AND NOW... some reaction from local media outlets
The win caught the attention of national writers and analysts, and they had some swell things to say about @TheRunninRebels
And even though the stat is wrong, SportsCenter mentioned #UNLVmbb
Also some reaction from the Runnin' Rebel staff and players!