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February 1, 2015

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Kruger contract altered in September

Posted 5 years, 2 months ago.

It wasn’t an extension or even a dramatic alteration, but UNLV basketball coach Lon Kruger’s contract was amended in September. Upon the recommendation of new UNLV president Neal Smatresk, the state’s Board of Regents approved that the risk of additional marketing expenses not resulting in increased revenue was shifted from Kruger to the university. “In theory, if all (goes) exactly like last (season), nothing changes, period,” Kruger said recently. “So ...

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Chilly start for Chace, but Stanback says he’ll warm up

Posted 5 years, 2 months ago.

Since he practiced in the building all last season, UNLV sophomore Chace Stanback knew the Thomas & Mack Center can be a cold arena. But 31.3 percent? That’s Arctic. “Nobody’s ever happy with 31.3 percent, even 38 percent,” Stanback said after Friday’s late-morning practice in the building. “I like to be in the 40s. But it all comes with repetition, how many shots I can get up. “I’ll get back ...

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