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Some new Rebels bonding over similar hardscrabble backgrounds

L.E. Baskow

UNLV basketball players gather for the scarlet and gray exhibition, which is the Rebels' version of midnight madness, at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

Some new Rebels bonding over similar hardscrabble backgrounds
UNLV basketball:
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 (2 a.m.)
Chased out of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina, a 9-year-old Jordan Cornish went from the relative calm of home life with his two parents to a new city where ...

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UNLV quarterback Blake Decker, right, passes under pressure from San Jose State's Vince Buhagiar (36) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in San Jose, Calif.
UNLV not the team with biggest injury concerns in game at Utah State
rebels football:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Unless there’s a rapid change in outlook, and with UNLV football’s injury history that’s always possible, senior receiver Devante Davis isn’t expected to be back for Saturday’s game at Utah State.

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Boise State players hold the Milk Can trophy after defeating Fresno State 37-27 in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The Milk Can trophy has been awarded to the winner of the Fresno State-Boise State game since 2005.
Bern’s-Eye View: Mountain West Best Bets Week 8
Analysis:
Friday, October 17, 2014
The Rebels have the week off to rest up and watch the rest of the Mountain West just like the rest of us. And starting with tonight’s game on the Smurf Turf in Boise, there are some intriguing matchups.

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UNLV cheerleaders fire up fans before the Rebels' Scarlet & Gray Showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
At Showcase, new Rebels see up close what to expect of game day at the Mack
UNLV basketball:
Friday, October 17, 2014
Dwayne Morgan has attended a UNLV home game before but he had never been in one, and while that’s still true, Thursday’s dress rehearsal taught him a few things about what to expect in the Thomas & Mack Center. One of them is that firework smoke doesn’t mix well with his contact lenses.

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UNLV transfer Ben Carter points to a teammate during their Desert Reign basketball league game Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Showcase an opportunity to get acquainted with Rebels new and old
UNLV basketball:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
A big part of tonight’s Scarlet/Gray Showcase for many fans who attend the free event at 7 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center will be putting faces to names.

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Findlay Prep guard Rashad Vaughn is interviewed by members of the media while dining with teammates at a local McDonald's on Thursday, March 27, 2014.  He is the star of UNLV basketball's 2014 recruiting class and now honored as a McDonald's All-American.
Rebels picked 4th in preseason poll; Vaughn named league’s top freshman
UNLV Quick Hits:
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
UNLV was tabbed to finish fourth and Rashad Vaughn was the third straight Rebel to be named the Mountain West preseason Freshman of the Year, the league announced today.

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UNLV Rebels' Troy Hawthorne (11) hugs UNLV Rebels placekicker Nicolai Bornand (40) after Bornand kicked a game winning field goal in overtime of an NCAA college football game against the Fresno State Bulldogs Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Las Vegas. The Rebels won 30-27.
Rebels kicker honored by Mountain West for 2nd time this season
UNLV quick hits:
Monday, October 13, 2014
UNLV sophomore linebacker/punter/placekicker Nicolai Bornand has been named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time this season, the league announced Monday.

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UNLV Rebels players celebrate after defeating the Fresno State Bulldogs in overtime of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Las Vegas. The Rebels won 30-27.
‘Everybody needed this’: UNLV holds on for OT victory against Fresno State
Rebels Football:
Saturday, October 11, 2014
A lot of moments get lost in a game that’s ultimately decided by not one but three kickers. For a UNLV team looking for something, anything ...

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UNLV Rebels defensive lineman Mike Hughes Jr. celebrates after keeping Fresno State from a first down during the first half of their game Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Blog: Overtime field goal sends Rebels past Fresno State, 30-27
UNLV football:
Friday, October 10, 2014
Nicolai Bornand nailed a 33-yard field goal in overtime and UNLV snapped a four-game losing streak with a back-and-forth 30-27 overtime victory against Fresno State.

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Air Force quarterback Kale Pearson runs for yardage around the corner against Navy in the third quarter of Air Force's 30-21 victory at Air Force Academy, Colo., Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.
Bern’s-Eye View: Mountain West Best Bets Week 7
Analysis:
Friday, October 10, 2014
This is the first week to feature no nonconference matchups, so it’s time to stop focusing on how the Mountain West compares to other leagues (spoiler alert: poorly) and start figuring out how this league race is going to shake out.

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Fresno State's Isaiah Burse (1) is chased by UNLV's Mike Horsey (32) during the first half of their game Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Fresno, Calif.
Take 5: Injuries remain a factor for Rebels against streaking Bulldogs
UNLV football:
Friday, October 10, 2014
It’s homecoming tonight at Sam Boyd Stadium, where a UNLV team just looking for anything to go right kicks off against a Fresno State squad on a three-game winning streak. Kickoff is at 7:04 p.m. with TV coverage on CBS Sports Network.

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UNLV assistant coach Stacey Augmon talks with forward Chris Wood during their game against Fresno St.  Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 75-73 in overtime.
Christian Wood’s development, especially on offense, vital to UNLV’s success
Rebels Basketball:
Thursday, October 9, 2014
In his collegiate debut, Christian Wood played one minute at the end of UNLV’s 2013-14 season-opening victory against Portland State. He grabbed two rebounds, committed one foul and missed his lone shot attempt, a 3-pointer. Fast-forward a year and the true sophomore is ...

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UNLV Rebels defensive lineman Brandon Willis (92) faces off during UNLV’s game against the Northern Illinois Huskies  at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.
His career hasn’t gone as planned, but UNLV defender maintains refreshing approach
Ray Brewer:
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Brandon Willis walked off the practice field at Rebel Park last week, joking with younger teammates. They seemed to listen intently to every word the senior defensive lineman said. The 23-year-old Willis understands his role as a veteran on the UNLV football team and realizes this is his last chance to have a meaningful college experience ...

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Cody Doolin drives past Jerome Seagears during their Desert Reign basketball league game Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Rebels open practice with idea that effort will carry them past mistakes
UNLV basketball:
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Dave Rice is trying to build an identity, and with a UNLV lineup replacing all five starters and the majority of its production that’s no small task. Talent seems to be in abundance ...

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UNLV guard Kevin Olekaibe defends Boise State forward Anthony Drmic during their Mountain West Conference game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV notched a 73-69 come from behind victory.
Bern’s-Eye View: Preseason league picks as UNLV begins practice for 2014-15 season
Analysis:
Monday, October 6, 2014
There will be a lot of milestones for this year’s UNLV basketball team, the one replacing all five starters from a team that didn’t make the postseason. Today is one of them ...

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Next Game: Men's Basketball
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  • Date/Time: Sat., Nov. 29 at 3:30 p.m. (PT)
  • Location: Thomas & Mack Center
  • Tickets: UNLV Tickets

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