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Rebels' season opener at Arizona moved up to Friday, Aug. 29

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UNLV head football coach Bobby Hauck talks about new recruits during a news conference at UNLV Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

Rebels' season opener at Arizona moved up to Friday, Aug. 29
UNLV quick hits:
Mon, Mar 3, 2014 (noon)
The Rebels’ football season will begin one day earlier than scheduled with the game at Arizona moved from Saturday, Aug. 30, to Friday, Aug. 29. Kickoff will be at either 7 or 7:15 p.m., depending on the television selection.

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Brett Boyko runs during practice at UNLV Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.
UNLV football's Canadian import a standout after learning new game, position
rebels football: Senior tackle Brett Boyko will be one of the leaders today when UNLV opens its 15-session spring practice
Monday, March 3, 2014
In 2011, Brett Boyko was not only playing his first college game but his first game of American football. Today, when the Rebels begin their 15-session spring practice, Boyko will be leading the charge.

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UNLV forward Roscoe Smith defends Colorado State guard Dwight Smith during their Mountain West Conference game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 78-70.
Roscoe Smith to miss Wednesday's home game vs. SDSU because of concussion
Rebels quick hits:
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Rebel junior forward Roscoe Smith will miss Wednesday’s home game against No. 13 San Diego State after an injury took him out of Saturday’s game at Air Force.

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The UNLV student section, recently re-dubbed "The Rebellion," cheers the Rebels on against Colorado State during their Mountain West Conference game Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 82-63.
UNLV vs. San Diego State: A tale of two student cheering sections
Sunday, March 2, 2014
With SDSU set to come to the Mack this week, let’s take a look at both sections’ past, present and future.

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UNLV guard Bryce Dejean Jones gets back on defense after sinking a three-point shot against Colorado State during the first half of their Mountain West Conference game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rebels get in a zone in 26-point victory at Air Force
UNLV basketball: UNLV goes with a zone defense for 40 minutes and shoots the lights out in a 93-67 win that keeps it in sole possession of third place
Saturday, March 1, 2014
After his team ran several straight possessions of 2-3 zone defense Wednesday against Colorado State, Rebels coach Dave Rice decided to keep it out there all 40 minutes today against Air Force. As a result ...

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UNLV forward Khem Birch swats away a shot by Air Force guard Max Yon during their Mountain West Conference game Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. Air Force upset UNLV 75-68.
Blog: Seven Rebels reach double-figure scoring in UNLV's 93-67 victory
UNLV basketball:
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Khem Birch registered 15 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks, leading UNLV to a dominating 93-67 victory today at Air Force. The Rebels stay alone in third place in the conference standings heading into Saturday's home game against San Diego State.

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UNLV forward Chris Wood grabs a rebound from Colorado State guard Joe De Ciman during the first half of their Mountain West Conference game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Wood's emergence an exciting development for UNLV basketball
rebels basketball: The Rebels' freshmen is on a nice 3-game stretch as UNLV hits the road to play Air Force at 1 p.m. on Saturday
Friday, February 28, 2014
At the beginning of this season everyone could see it, and more importantly Christian Wood knew it. Like many freshmen at this level, the game was moving far too fast for the Findlay Prep product to keep up.

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Chet Buchanan calls out a bid during the live auction at An Evening With Dave Rice, a fundraiser for the Dave Rice Foundation, on Friday, May 3, 2013.
Chet Buchanan no longer roaming the sidelines as UNLV hype man
Friday, February 28, 2014
Chet Buchanan, UNLV’s game-day emcee for the past eight seasons, has ditched the gig. In his absence, taking over the microphone Wednesday night was...

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UNLV Now project leader Don Snyder updates Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents on the status of UNLV's stadium proposal on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.
Consultants tease UNLV panel with examples of newest college, pro stadiums around the country
UNLV Campus Improvement Authority Board:
Thursday, February 27, 2014
CSL International gave stadium authority board members a flavor of stadiums around the country. But the big question remains: How much would this new UNLV stadium cost?

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UNLV guard Bryce Dejean Jones pulls in a rebound against Colorado State during the first half of their Mountain West Conference game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Simple reminder helps Rebels fend off Colorado State for 8-point victory
UNLV basketball:
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
In less than five minutes, UNLV’s lead evaporated from 12 to one and the Rebels were huddled together searching for an answer. Obviously, settling for 3-pointers — the Rebels shot 1-for-13 in the second half — wasn't working.

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UNLV guard Bryce Dejean Jones gets back on defense after sinking a three-point shot against Colorado State during the first half of their Mountain West Conference game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Instant Analysis: UNLV impressively answers Colorado State's surge
Christian Wood continues making strides; Bryce Dejean-Jones deserves credit
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The dread carried through the air with seven minutes remaining in UNLV’s 78-70 victory over Colorado State Wednesday night. The Rebels might blow another one, read the body language of the sparse crowd at the Thomas & Mack Center.

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Colorado State guard Daniel Bejarano is defended by UNLV guard Jelan Kendrick, left, and forward Khem Birch during the first half of their Mountain West Conference game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Blog: Rebels overcome awful outside shooting in 78-70 win against CSU
UNLV basketball:
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Bryce Dejean-Jones scored 19 points, Roscoe Smith grabbed 11 rebounds and UNLV overcame a blown double-digit lead to fend off Colorado State 78-70 tonight at the Thomas & Mack Center.

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Colorado State's J.J. Avila, center, and UNLV's Kevin Olekaibe come down from the basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, Colo. Colorado State won 75-57.
Rebels moving on from tough loss by focusing on payback against CSU
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Tonight’s matchup against Colorado State might be UNLV's easiest remaining game. And it comes against a team that whupped the Rebels by 18 in their last meeting.

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The referees confer during UNLV's 91-90 overtime loss to Boise State at Taco Bell Arena in Boise on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.
On second thought: League official says UNLV should have had extra 0.1 on clock
Rebels basketball: Deville Smith's final 3-pointer at Boise State was waved off, but the Mountain West officiating coordinator said Smith's drive should have started at 3.4 seconds instead of 3.3
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Saturday’s loss is still a loss, but maybe Monday’s confirmation of a timing issue will provide the Rebels with some level of satisfaction. Maybe.

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Canyon Springs coach Freddie Banks talks to guard Jordan Davis during their game against Las Vegas Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at Green Valley High School. Canyon Springs won 64-55.
The high school team Freddie Banks coaches runs like his old UNLV teams; two wins away from state title
high school basketball: Canyon Springs High plays Spanish Springs Thursday in the state semifinals in Reno; likely will face Gorman Friday for championship
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Darrell McCall will start at center Thursday for the Canyon Springs High basketball team in the state semifinals against Northern Nevada’s Spanish Springs at the Lawlor Events Center in Reno. It’s just at 6-foot-3, McCall isn’t the typical post player. That’s just how Canyon Springs coach Freddie Banks likes it, tailoring his lineup to include mostly guards that quickly get up and down the court, proving to be the right formula in overwhelming the opposition. The Pioneers last week won their third Sunrise Regional championship in four seasons to earn a return trip to state.

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