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Bern’s-Eye View: Preseason league picks as UNLV begins practice for 2014-15 season

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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:
Mon, Oct 6, 2014 (2 a.m.)
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 ...
Findlay Prep forward Justin Jackson brings the ball up the court at Bishop Gorman High during the 2013-14 season. Jackson, a top-30 player in the class of 2016, committed to UNLV.
Findlay Prep forward feels at home with UNLV, coaching staff
Rebels basketball:
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
When Todd Simon joined UNLV’s coaching staff last year, the Rebels’ recruiting results figured to pick up at Henderson’s Findlay Prep. So far that’s been the case as Monday’s commitment from class of 2016 forward Justin Jackson marked the second time a player Simon recruited to the Pilots followed him to the Rebels ...
Findlay Prep forward Justin Jackson brings the ball up the court at Bishop Gorman High during the 2013-14 season. Jackson, a top-30 player in the class of 2016, committed to UNLV.
UNLV nets first class of 2016 commitment from Findlay Prep forward
Rebels quick hits:
Monday, September 29, 2014
The Rebels are still waiting for their first commitment in the class of 2015, but that hasn’t stopped them from working ahead in the class of ...
Cody Doolin drives past Jerome Seagears during their Desert Reign basketball league game Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Rebels have answers for pair of transfer senior guards
UNLV quick hits: Cody Doolin is all clear to play this season, while the Rebels plan to use a redshirt year for Jerome Seagears
Friday, September 26, 2014
The Rebels likely won’t need to wait on the NCAA making decisions on its own schedule this time around. UNLV coach Dave Rice said Thursday night that senior transfer Cody Doolin is completely cleared while the team hasn’t submitted any paperwork for senior transfer Jerome Seagears because they’re planning on redshirting him this season.
UNLV basketball fans get players' autographs during their annual preseason Scarlet and Gray scrimmage Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack.
Rebels’ annual Scarlet and Gray Showcase slated for Oct. 16
UNLV Quick Hits:
Thursday, September 25, 2014
The Rebels’ annual Scarlet & Gray Showcase is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Thomas & Mack Center, UNLV announced today. This year the free event will include skills challenges along with the scrimmage, Legends game and autograph sessions.
UNLV's Anderson Hunt (12) leaves the floor after losing to Duke in an NCAA semifinal game in Indianapolis on March 30, 1991. Duke defeated UNLV 79-77.
1990-91 UNLV deemed best team to never win a national championship
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Since Indiana's perfect run to a national championship in 1975-76, only two teams have entered the NCAA tournament with an unblemished record. The most recent was ...
Rebels’ class of 2015 target might announce decision sooner than expected
UNLV Quick Hits:
Thursday, September 18, 2014
UNLV might get an answer from one of its top class of 2015 targets sooner than expected, as Indiana guard Jalen Coleman moved up his visit to Illinois to this weekend.
Washington forward Khem Birch blocks a shot by Atlanta center D.J. Shelton during their NBA Summer League game Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Former Rebel Khem Birch signs deal to join Miami Heat
UNLV quick hits:
Monday, September 15, 2014
Former Rebel Khem Birch is officially in the Miami Heat organization after signing with the team over the weekend, the Heat announced. Terms of the deal were not available.
UNLV's Karam Mashour drives past Cal State-Bakersfield forward Adam Young during their game Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield. UNLV won their final non-conference game 89-57.
Rebels reveal opponents for opening 2014-15 regular-season games
UNLV quick hits: Also, UNLV is a finalist for class of 2015 guard from Michigan who's announcing his decision on Tuesday
Friday, September 12, 2014
The Rebels will open the basketball regular season against Morehead State at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, it was announced today. Their second game, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16, will be against Sam Houston State. Both home games are part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
UNLV assistant coaches Max Good, left, and Dave Rice talk before the Rebels play Fairfield at the Thomas & Mack Center Sunday, November 21, 1999.
Good doing whatever he can for UNLV, as long as it doesn’t include acting his age
Rebels Basketball:
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Max Good has a lot of sayings. Walking out of UNLV’s under-renovation basketball offices Wednesday morning, Good stopped to talk to sophomore Chris Wood, who turned the conversation around and quizzed Good on the one he’s used most since Good joined the Rebels’ staff in early August ...
UNLV guard Daquan Cook leaps as time runs out in their Mountain West Conference game against Boise State Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV notched a 73-69 come from behind victory.
Rebels’ junior guard injures knee, will miss the upcoming season
UNLV Quick Hits:
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
UNLV’s depth this season took a hit today as junior guard Daquan Cook suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Cook will miss the entire season and use a ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice and assistant coach Todd Simon talk during the Bishop Gorman vs. Findlay Prep basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime. Rice's brother Grant Rice is the Gorman coach, while Simon previously coached Findlay Prep.
Rebels’ coaching staff keeping busy on the recruiting trail
UNLV Basketball:
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
The most important priority for UNLV coach Dave Rice and his staff right now is getting prepared for the upcoming season. The overall task of building and sustaining a program ...
UNLV guard Deville Smith holds the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic championship trophy and his MVP trophy Monday, Dec. 23 2013, at the Orleans Arena. UNLV beat Mississippi State 82-66.
Former UNLV guard to follow former UNLV assistant to UT Martin
Rebels quick hits:
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Former UNLV guard Deville Smith will be reunited with former UNLV assistant coach Heath Schroyer, a source confirmed Wednesday night. Smith is transferring to Tennessee Martin, where Schroyer is now the head coach.
Cody Doolin drives past Jerome Seagears during their Desert Reign basketball league game Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Rebels point guard one step closer to being eligible this season
UNLV quick hits:
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
UNLV guard Cody Doolin is one step closer to the basketball court this season. The NCAA granted UNLV’s season of competition waiver, the program announced today, which means...
UNLV assistant coaches Max Good, left, and Dave Rice talk before the Rebels play Fairfield at the Thomas & Mack Center Sunday, November 21, 1999.
Former coach Max Good returns to UNLV as special assistant
Rebels basketball:
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The move that’s been expected since the end of last season became official today, as Dave Rice announced Max Good is joining the staff as special assistant to the head coach. ...