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Canyon Springs upsets Las Vegas in Sunrise semifinals to give coach Freddie Banks win for Tark

Christopher DeVargas

Canyon Springs HS: Back: D'Angelo Brown, Jordan Davis, Kajuan Casey, Front: Maurice Hunter, Gregory Banks

Canyon Springs upsets Las Vegas in Sunrise semifinals to give coach Freddie Banks win for Tark
High School Basketball:
Thu, Feb 19, 2015 (7:41 p.m.)
The Canyon Springs High team trailed by seven points less than 30 seconds into today’s Sunrise Regional semifinals against Las Vegas. Canyon Springs coach Freddie Banks quickly called ...

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A trainer places towels on the 1990 NCAA championship team chair along the UNLV basketball team bench in honor of coach Jerry Tarkanian before tipoff against Boise State, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.
On night dedicated to Tarkanian, Rebels come up short once again
UNLV basketball:
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The particulars change, and with them the postgame explanations. What remains constant for UNLV during Mountain West play, with few exceptions, is the result, and not even a night dedicated to the late Jerry Tarkanian could change that.

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A 1990 NCAA championship team chair is placed on the  UNLV basketball team bench in honor of coach Jerry Tarkanian as they ready to face Boise State Wednesday, February, 18. 2015.
Instant Analysis: Best way to honor Tark is for current UNLV team to keep fighting
ray brewer:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The best way to honor the late Jerry Tarkanian, the founding father of UNLV basketball, is by not wasting what he built ...

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UNLV guard Jelan Kendrick (22) gets behind Boise State's Igor Hadziomerovic (12) for a layup, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.
Blog: Rebels watch another close game slip away in 53-48 loss to Boise State
Rebels Basketball:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Rebels scored seven straight to come back, tie the game and get the Thomas & Mack Center rocking. Then just as soon as UNLV had the momentum it all went away as Boise State made the game-winning plays and held on for a 53-48 victory on a night the program honored the late Jerry Tarkanian.

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Colorado State's J.J. Avila shoots against UNLV's Christian Wood during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, Colo.
Bern’s-Eye View: Forecasting Mountain West Basketball Week 15
Analysis:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Dave Rice doesn’t want to view the end of the season this way, but UNLV will probably play the largest role in the conference title race of any team not actually in it. In most cases, you would call that team a potential spoiler.

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Boise State's Derrick Marks heads past UNLV's Goodluck Okonoboh during the second half in Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. Boise State won 82-73 in overtime.
Rebels hoping to honor Tarkanian with victory against Boise State
UNLV basketball:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Entering the final two and a half weeks of the season, UNLV finds itself in eighth place of a lukewarm ...

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Tony Sanchez is announced as the new UNLV football team head coach by athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy and director of media relations Mark Wallington in the Stan Fulton Building ballroom on Thursday, December 11, 2014.
What Happens in Vegas: High school legend Tony Sanchez takes aim at hapless UNLV — and coaching history
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
For the record: Yes, Tony Sanchez knows what he’s getting himself into. He wasn’t born yesterday, and he didn’t ride into town yesterday, either ...

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Coach Tim Chambers calls out to players during UNLV baseball practice at Earl E. Wilson Baseball Stadium Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. The UNLV baseball team hosts Nebraska to open the season on Friday.
UNLV baseball set attendance mark, has memorable opening series
sports:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
This is the type of environment UNLV baseball coach Tim Chambers envisioned when he became the Rebels’ coach five seasons ago. The line of fans waiting to get into Earl E. Wilson Stadium ...

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Former UNLV head basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian smiles after a statue of him was unveiled in front of the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
Tarkanian’s funeral a testament to his legacy
Where I Stand:
Monday, February 16, 2015
Our Lady of Las Vegas Catholic Church resembled the Thomas and Mack Center in the heyday of Runnin’ Rebels basketball. It was a standing-room-only crowd, with some of the greatest ...

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Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is courtside for the Rebels' home opener versus Morehead State on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.
Las Vegas Strip to dim lights for Jerry Tarkanian tribute
Monday, February 16, 2015
The uniquely Vegas tribute has honored Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy.

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UNLV guard Dantley Walker (30) shares a laugh with teammate UNLV forward Christian Wood (5) during their basketball game versus SJS at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 10, 2015. L.E. Baskow.
Dantley Walker out with knee injury; Rebels down to 7 scholarship players
UNLV Basketball:
Monday, February 16, 2015
UNLV basketball fan-favorite Dantley Walker sprained the medial collateral ligament in his right knee last Saturday against Air Force and is expected to miss ...

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Jerry Tarkanian attends the annual old timers gathering at the Stardust on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006. Tarkanian was the UNLV men's basketball coach from 1973-1992 and led the team to four Final Fours.
Jerry Tarkanian: Honoring a basketball legend
Monday, February 16, 2015
A part of us died last week. Jerry Tarkanian, known as “Tark the Shark,” died Feb. 11 at 84 after battling multiple illnesses over the past few years. He won more than 500 games at UNLV, made four appearances in the Final Four and captured the 1990 national championship. And that’s just the beginning ...

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The CSN softball team players wait their turns to bat during practice at the Russell Road Sports Complex on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.
Play like a girl: A look at how women’s sports, athletes thrive in Las Vegas
Monday, February 16, 2015
Despite their many successes, women athletes aren’t celebrated as frequently or passionately as male players. However, female athletes in the valley are working hard, breaking records, wowing fans and winning games. Here, are a few of them ...

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Lois Tarkanian talks to her husband, former UNLV head basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, after a statue of the coaching legend was unveiled in front of the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
Tark was beloved by his players and Las Vegans
Where I Stand:
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Jerry Tarkanian didn’t care about your background, even if it included a criminal history, coming from a broken home, living in the projects or academic struggles. He saw the good in everyone. That’s something …

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Air Force Falcons guard Zach Kocur, right, grabs a rebound in front of guard Trevor Lyons, second from right, forward Marek Olesinski and UNLV guard Jordan Cornish, second from left, in the second half at the Air Force Academy, Colo., on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Air Force defeated UNLV 76-75.
Rebels’ pile of close defeats grows with one-point loss at Air Force
UNLV Basketball:
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Stripped down to its most basic element, UNLV’s gameplan today at Clune Arena was very simple. And judged only by delivering on that plan, the Rebels failed completely ...

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