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  1. UNLV hires former Loyola Marymount coach Max Good as special assistant

    Aug 5, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

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    Max Good spent the last six seasons at Loyola Marymount.

  2. UNLV head coach Dave Rice hopes roster turmoil a thing of the past

    May 27, 2014, 4:21 PM EDT

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    Following a spring filled with change, Dave Rice looks to stabilize things in Las Vegas.

  3. Deville Smith to leave UNLV for his final season of eligibility

    May 22, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT

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    Jelan Kendrick is now UNLV’s leading returning scorer.

  4. UNLV head coach Dave Rice extended for two more seasons

    Apr 26, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT

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    UNLV has given head coach Dave Rice a two-year extension.

  5. Update on Jelan Kendrick’s status

    Apr 5, 2014, 1:56 PM EDT

    Jelan Kendrick

    The oft-traveled Jelan Kendrick may be on the move yet again.

  6. Ex-UNLV big Savon Goodman resurfaces

    Apr 5, 2014, 12:37 PM EDT

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    Savon Goodman left UNLV last October, and has disappeared from the national college basketball landscape, but there is a report of mutual interest between the forward and a Pac-12 program.

  7. Report: UNLV’s Roscoe Smith declares for the NBA draft

    Apr 4, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT

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    Fresh off a junior season in which Roscoe Smith was impossible to keep off both the offensive and defensive glass, the forward has decided to move on from Las Vegas.

  8. UNLV head coach Dave Rice to remain in Las Vegas

    Mar 29, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT

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    UNLV head coach Dave Rice will remain at the Mountain West school, with UNLV looking to extend his contract through the 2018-19 season.

  9. Report: UNLV coach Dave Rice no longer in the running at South Florida

    Mar 29, 2014, 1:11 PM EDT

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    After conflicting reports on Friday that South Florida had offered UNLV head coach Dave Rice the head coaching position, a report came out Saturday that Rice will stay in Las Vegas.

  10. Conflicting reports on South Florida’s coaching search

    Mar 29, 2014, 12:09 AM EDT

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    Who is running South Florida’s coaching search? And does UNLV’s Dave Rice have an offer?

  11. Guard Bryce Dejean-Jones won’t return to UNLV next season

    Mar 17, 2014, 12:38 AM EDT

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    Already in the offseason after missing out on a postseason bid, UNLV head coach Dave Rice made his first personnel move for the 2014-15 campaign.

  12. UNLV’s Roscoe Smith to miss Wednesday’s game due to concussion suffered Saturday

    Mar 2, 2014, 11:43 PM EDT

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    Saturday afternoon UNLV put forth one of its best performances of the season, shooting 61.8% from the field and 12-for-18 from beyond the arc in their 93-67 win at Air Force. Unfortunately for head coach Dave Rice that result came at a cost, as the school announced on Sunday evening that junior forward Roscoe Smith…

  13. Former San Francisco PG Cody Doolin lands at UNLV

    Feb 21, 2014, 12:36 PM EDT

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    In what has been an inconsistent season for UNLV, there’s been one particularly glaring weakness: a lack of consistency at the point guard position. Junior Deville Smith, sophomore Daquan Cook and freshman Kendall Smith have all played the position, but none have provided the consistent play Dave Rice needs at the position. And with the…

  14. UNLV shows improved effort, intensity in win at New Mexico

    Jan 16, 2014, 12:26 AM EDT

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    Six days ago the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels put forth one of their poorer performances of the season, losing at home to rival Nevada with the Wolf Pack meeting little resistance on the offensive end of the floor. With a lengthy (by in-season standards) layoff ahead of road games at New Mexico and No. 10 San…

  15. UNLV provides more questions than answers after another home loss

    Jan 9, 2014, 9:38 AM EDT

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    Picked to finish in a tie for second place in the preseason Mountain West coaches poll, Dave Rice’s UNLV Runnin’ Rebels were clearly expected to contend for a conference title. While there certainly were some adjustments to be made given the number of newcomers inheriting key roles, there’s enough talent to make UNLV a factor…

  16. New Year’s Resolutions: UNLV Runnin’ Rebels

    Dec 28, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Over the course of the holiday week, we at College Basketball Talk will be detailing what we believe will be the New Year’s Resolutions of some of the nation’s most talented, most disappointing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams. What can we say, we’re in a giving mood. Who else made Resolutions? Click here to find out.…

  17. The rejuvenation of UNLV’s rebounding machine, Roscoe Smith

    Dec 23, 2013, 2:16 PM EDT

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    In two seasons at UConn, forward Roscoe Smith was a contributor on two NCAA tournament teams, with his freshman season featuring improbable runs to the Big East and NCAA tournament titles with guard Kemba Walker leading the way. After averaging 6.3 points and 5.2 rebounds per game as a freshman and tallying 4.4 points and 3.4…

  18. UNLV freshman forward Jamal Aytes decides to transfer

    Dec 11, 2013, 6:17 PM EDT

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    When he committed to UNLV during the summer, forward Jamal Aytes had the look of a player capable of helping the Runnin’ Rebels account for the loss of reserve Savon Goodman, whose off-court issues resulted in his leaving the program. But that didn’t turn out to be the case, as in seven games Aytes saw…

  19. Deville Smith sidelined with a knee injury as UNLV searches for continuity

    Nov 15, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

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    The UNLV Runnin’ Rebels aren’t off to the best of starts, with a lack of continuity coming as a result of so many new pieces working to mesh together and some key personnel issues. Leading returning scorer Bryce Dejean-Jones’ return from a hamstring injury didn’t help UNLV against UCSB on Tuesday night, with the Gauchos…

  20. UNLV transfer Olekaibe cleared to play; Dejean-Jones’ status uncertain for opener

    Nov 4, 2013, 8:00 PM EDT

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    There was plenty of news for the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels on Monday as they received word from the NCAA that senior guard Kevin Olekaibe has been cleared to play this season while the status of junior guard Bryce Dejean-Jones also became clearer after a hamstring injury last week. According to a report from ESPN.com’s Jeff…

  21. UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones injured in loss to Dixie State

    Nov 2, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT

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    UNLV losing to Division II Dixie State is bad news, but the hamstring injury to Bryce Dejean-Jones is even worse news for the Runnin’ Rebels as the junior guard and returning leading scorer left during the first half of the loss with an apparent injury to his right hamstring. Dixie State pulled off the 71-70…

  22. Billboard on a Vegas highway uses picture of wrong UNLV coach (PHOTO)

    Sep 5, 2013, 9:20 AM EDT

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    Notice anything wrong with that billboard? That photo, of a billboard on I-215 in Las Vegas, was taken by the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Wednesday. Lon Kruger, the guy you see up there in a suit, as been at Oklahoma since April … of 2011. UNLV’s head coach for the past two seasons has been…

  23. UNLV suspends Savon Goodman for 2013-2014 season

    Aug 25, 2013, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Saturday night, UNLV rising sophomore forward Savon Goodman was suspended for the 2013-2014 season by head coach Dave Rice. On Aug. 15, a warrant was issued for Goodman’s arrest, according to Taylor Bren of the Las Vegas Sun. Goodman is facing charges of first degree burglary and grand larceny — both felonies — as well as a…

  24. UNLV set to hire Findlay Prep head coach Todd Simon

    Jul 1, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT

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    UNLV and head coach Dave Rice are set to hire Findlay Prep head coach Todd Simon as an assistant coach, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. In the ever-competitive prep school basketball landscape, Findlay Prep is second to none, and that is largely attributed to Todd Simon. Simon has been with the program since its inception…

  25. UNLV’s Byrce Dejean-Jones out 4-6 weeks with broken hand

    Oct 5, 2012, 6:14 PM EDT

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    With the college basketball season less than two weeks again, UNLV received some bad news on Friday afternoon, as it was announced that Bryce Dejean-Jones will be out 4-6 weeks with a broken hand. “We have all seen how hard Bryce has worked to get ready for the season,” said head coach Dave Rice in…