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Former Rebel Bryce Dejean-Jones commits to Iowa State

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UNLV guard Bryce Dejean Jones heads off the court after their Mountain West Conference semifinal game against San Diego State Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The #8 ranked San Diego State Aztecs won 59-51 to advance to the finals.

Former Rebel Bryce Dejean-Jones commits to Iowa State
Published Mon, Apr 14, 2014 (9:14 a.m.), Updated Mon, Apr 14, 2014 (10:21 a.m.)
Former Rebel Bryce Dejean-Jones will play his final basketball season at Iowa State, he announced while visiting the Cyclones over the weekend. Dejean-Jones is on pace to graduate this summer and would then...
Oregon's Ben Carter, center, celebrates with teammates and fans on the court after the upset 64-57 win over Arizona in an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Bishop Gorman grad likely to transfer from Oregon to UNLV
Rebels quick hits:
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Bishop Gorman grad Ben Carter is likely coming back home. The Oregon sophomore forward plans to transfer to UNLV with two years of eligibility remaining. Carter helped win two state titles with ...
UNLV coach Dave Rice points to his player during their game against Wyoming Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 48-46.
Class of 2014 guard visiting UNLV this weekend
Rebels quick hits: Shooting guard Pat McCaw is all set to visit the Rebels, who currently have one open scholarship
Thursday, April 10, 2014
UNLV basketball will have a visitor this weekend as class of 2014 guard Pat McCaw is coming to campus, according to a source. McCaw’s official visit comes just a few days before the first day of the spring signing period on April 16.
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian receives a standing ovation during his induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at Symphony Hall in Springfield, Mass.
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian in hospital
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has been hospitalized in Las Vegas after he started having breathing difficulties Saturday while in Dallas for the Final Four. He was tested for pneumonia before the trip, but the results were negative and he was cleared to travel, his son Danny Tarkanian said. Jerry Tarkanian was in Dallas to cheer for...
Rebel pride: Former UNLV players (from left) Stacey Augmon, Greg Anthony and Larry Johnson, with then-coach Jerry Tarkanian.
UNLV legend Greg Anthony on what college basketball was—and what it’s becoming
Vegas on My Mind:
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Columnist Steve Friess discusses student-athlete unions, UNLV's heyday and more with the former Runnin' Rebel.
UNLV forward Khem Birch heads off the court after their Mountain West Conference semifinal game Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The #8 ranked San Diego State Aztecs won 59-51 to advance to the finals.
Notebook: Inside Birch’s decision-making process and schedule update
UNLV basketball:
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Khem Birch is awaiting the feedback from NBA general managers and scouts that will help him make a decision whether to stay at UNLV for his final season or enter the NBA Draft. Coach Dave Rice has submitted the paperwork and the NBA must respond by ...
UNLV forward Roscoe Smith dunks on San Diego State during their Mountain West Conference semifinal game Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. The No. 8-ranked San Diego State Aztecs won 59-51 to advance to the finals.
Junior Roscoe Smith to leave UNLV and enter name in NBA Draft
UNLV basketball:
Friday, April 4, 2014
Rebels junior forward Roscoe Smith will forgo his final year of eligibility and put his name into the NBA Draft pool, multiple sources tell the Sun. After sitting out a year because...
San Jose State coach Dave Wojcik watches his team during the first half of a Mountain West Conference men's tournament NCAA college basketball game against Boise State on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
San Jose State woes force Mountain West basketball tournament to go to 10 teams in 2014-15
UNLV quick hits:
Thursday, April 3, 2014
UNLV football isn’t the only Mountain West program expecting a subpar Academic Progress Rate score in June. San Jose State basketball’s struggles will impact the format of next year’s conference basketball tournament.
UNLV coach Dave Rice calls out a play during their Mountain West Conference tournament game against Wyoming on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 71-67.
Rebels in and around the program had a wild ride during Rice saga
UNLV basketball:
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
For most people it came out of nowhere, and Dave Rice’s flirtation with South Florida had more twists and turns than most relationships can muster in the first 24 hours. Several hours in, it seemed like UNLV’s coach was going to get what he wanted — more time and more financial commitment from UNLV — to stay put. But up until then ...
Freddie Banks converts an easy layup for the UNLV basketball team during its 1987 Final Four season.
UNLV’s Final Four records endure after decades
Sunday, March 30, 2014
To realize how big of an impact the Rebels had, you need only check the record books.
UNLV coach Dave Rice calls a timeout against Fresno State, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 75-73 in overtime.
UNLV is lucky Dave Rice decided to stay
ray brewer:
Saturday, March 29, 2014
A coach that severely underachieved this past basketball season is getting a pay raise from financially strapped UNLV. And Dave Rice is worth every penny ...
UNLV coach Dave Rice calls out a play during their Mountain West Conference tournament game against Wyoming on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 71-67.
Rice staying put at UNLV with 2-year extension proposed by administration
Rebels quick hits: The Rebels' coach won't be heading to South Florida, which had reportedly offered him a long contract
Saturday, March 29, 2014
A whirlwind 24 hours of speculation came to a close Saturday evening with UNLV coach Dave Rice in the same position he’s been for three years, except with extra security and more money than before. After considering a contract to be the head coach at South Florida, Rice negotiated ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice ponders the situation against San Diego State during their game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at Viejas Arena in San Diego. The 10th ranked SDSU won the game 63-52.
UNLV expects quick resolution to Rice’s career decision
Rebels basketball:
Friday, March 28, 2014
UNLV expects to hear Dave Rice’s decision soon, maybe by Saturday, and sources tell the Sun the Rebels’ coach is expected to accept an extension and possible raise from UNLV discussed at ...
UNLV coach Dave Rice reacts as a call goes against his team during their game against New Mexico Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV’s Dave Rice offered head coaching job at South Florida
Rebels basketball:
Friday, March 28, 2014
The Rebels’ already-hectic offseason has been spent figuring out who will return next season. That speculation now includes coach Dave Rice. Sources today confirmed a report that...
Findlay Prep players and coaches gather with teammate  Rashad Vaughn at a local McDonald's to honor him being  selected as a McDonald's All-American on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
Vegas hoops All-American excited to take national stage before joining Rebels
UNLV basketball:
Friday, March 28, 2014
Rashad Vaughn had enough opportunities to see UNLV basketball up close that the program’s poor finish — no postseason for the first time in eight years — wasn’t going to sour him on the program...