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UNLV Runnin’ Rebels

  1. Former UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones transfers to Iowa State

    Apr 13, 2014, 5:49 PM EDT

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    The Mayor loses DeAndre Kane, but adds another graduate transfer on Sunday.

  2. Report: Oregon sophomore forward Ben Carter expected to transfer

    Apr 11, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

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    According to a report Oregon sophomore power forward Ben Carter is expected to transfer.

  3. Update on Jelan Kendrick’s status

    Apr 5, 2014, 1:56 PM EDT

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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?

  9. Report: South Florida offers head coaching vacancy to UNLV’s Dave Rice

    Mar 28, 2014, 4:05 PM EDT

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    After having its attempts to hire Steve Masiello fall through due to an issue with his resume, South Florida has reportedly offered its head coaching vacancy to UNLV’s Dave Rice.

  10. Report: Tennessee-Martin expected to hire Heath Schroyer as head coach

    Mar 18, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

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    The head coaching hire is expected to be officially announced on Thursday.

  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. 2014 Mountain West Tournament Preview: San Diego State, New Mexico clear favorites in Las Vegas

    Mar 12, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

    Cameron Bairstow

    No. 8 San Diego State, No. 20 New Mexico are the clear favorites in Las Vegas. But don’t expect those two teams to simply coast to the title game, either.

  13. UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones suspended for regular season finale at Nevada

    Mar 6, 2014, 8:12 PM EDT

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    Kevin Olekaibe and Deville Smith will be ones who benefit from guard’s absence.

  14. Winston Shepard III, Xavier Thames lead No. 10 San Diego State past UNLV

    Mar 6, 2014, 1:53 AM EDT

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    Senior guard Xavier Thames has led the way all season long for No. 10 San Diego State, as he’s been the best scorer and playmaker for a team one win away from the outright Mountain West regular season title. That was once again the case Wednesday night in Las Vegas, but he had help down…

  15. 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…

  16. Timing issue cost UNLV vs. Boise State, but not how you think

    Feb 25, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT

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    Over the weekend, we had one of the most exciting finishes in college basketball as UNLV was knocked off by Boise State in overtime when Deville Smith’s game-winning jumper was waived off. It came a split-second too late. League officials reviewed the tape and agreed. The ball was still touching Smith’s fingertips when the clock…

  17. Derrick Marks’ last-second jumper gives Boise State overtime win over UNLV (VIDEO)

    Feb 23, 2014, 10:32 AM EDT

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    Derrick Marks scored all 13 of Boise State’s points in overtime, including a pull-up jumper from the foul line to put the Broncos up 91-90 with three seconds remaining in overtime. Deville Smith had his game-winning shot at the buzzer for UNLV waved off after officials reviewed the play, giving Boise State the win and…

  18. 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…

  19. Five-star shooting guard Rashad Vaughn commits to UNLV

    Feb 11, 2014, 6:33 PM EDT

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    One of the two top remaining available seniors ended his recruitment on Tuesday evening as Findlay Prep (Nev.) shooting guard Rashad Vaughn announced he had committed to UNLV on CBS Sports Network. Vaughn, a native of Golden Valley, Minn., selected the Runnin’ Rebels over four other finalists — Iowa State, Kansas, Kentucky and North Carolina…

  20. 2014 shooting guard Rashad Vaughn delays college announcement

    Feb 7, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT

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    One of the top prospects in the 2014 class, Findlay Prep shooting guard Rashad Vaughn was expected to announce his college decision Saturday evening. On Friday afternoon it was reported by multiple outlets that Vaughn won’t make his choice until Tuesday. Five schools remain in the running for Vaughn’s services, although more than a few…

  21. No. 10 San Diego State flexes defensive muscle against UNLV

    Jan 18, 2014, 8:38 PM EDT

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    One of the greatest attributes of Steve Fisher’s San Diego State Aztecs is their length, and its something the nation’s tenth-ranked team has put to good use on both ends of the floor for much of this season. Offensively, with guard Xavier Thames and forward Winston Shepard III leading the way, San Diego State consistently…

  22. Late Night Snacks: Texas Tech whips No. 12 Baylor

    Jan 16, 2014, 2:05 AM EDT

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    GAME OF THE NIGHT: UNLV 76, New Mexico 73 After playing poorly in home losses to Air Force and Nevada the Runnin’ Rebels needed to circle the wagons with games at New Mexico and San Diego State this week. On Wednesday night UNLV brought the effort needed to win a game of this magnitude and…

  23. 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…

  24. 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…

  25. Conference Catchups: Mountain West competitive at the top

    Dec 30, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT

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    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Cameron Bairstow, New Mexico…

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