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Rebels’ Morant transferring to be closer to his family

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UNLV forwards Demetris Morant, left, and Christian Wood guard Sacred Heart forward Eyimofe Edukugho during their game Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 82-50.

Rebels’ Morant transferring to be closer to his family
UNLV quick hits: A Bishop Gorman grad, the sophomore forward appeared in 13 games last season
Mon, May 12, 2014 (11:25 p.m.)
Add Demetris Morant to the growing list of UNLV players leaving the program early. A source confirmed to the Sun that the redshirt sophomore forward will transfer closer to family in ...

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A look at the new 21X48 LED video board in the north endzone of Sam Boyd Stadium.
New video board installed at Sam Boyd Stadium
unlv quick hits:
Friday, May 2, 2014
Sam Boyd Stadium, home of UNLV football, has a new $400,000 LED video board in the north endzone, the university announced today. Here are details on the $400,000 upgrade

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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.
Rebels' block party ends with Birch declaring for NBA Draft
UNLV basketball: The 2-time league Defensive Player of the Year decides to forgo senior season and face uncertain pro future
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The most important decision of UNLV’s offseason has been made and it leaves the Rebels without its top defender. Junior forward Khem Birch announced today that he would forgo his final season and enter the NBA Draft. Birch first announced the news...

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UNLV head coach Dave Rice motions to his players  during their Mountain West Conference game against Boise State Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rebels’ incoming recruiting class grows with another guard
UNLV quick hits: 6-foot-6 guard Patrick McCaw commits to UNLV a week after taking an official visit
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Everyone could see UNLV’s shooting struggles last season, and that included coach Dave Rice. That’s why getting better shooters was a priority offseason, and this weekend the Rebels got ...

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Findlay Prep guard Rashad Vaughn passes off a cheeseburger to teammate Kelly Oubre Jr. while dining at a local McDonald's while honored as a McDonald's All-American on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
Pair of guards officially sign to play for Rebels basketball
UNLV quick hits: Findlay Prep guard Rashad Vaughn signs his national letter of intent while San Francisco transfer Cody Doolin signs a financial aid agreement
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Rebels’ incoming recruiting class officially doubled in size today. UNLV received ...

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Head coach Bobby Hauck watches a play during UNLV football's Spring Showcase Friday, April 11, 2014.
More Rebels football games slated for national TV but no bonuses guaranteed
UNLV football: Four of UNLV's league games, including the Battle for the Fremont Cannon, will appear on ESPN networks
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Rebels will play in front of a national audience at least five times this football season, the Mountain West announced today.

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UNLV head coach Dave Rice directs his players during their game against Sacred Heart Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 82-50.
Rebels pick former league rival to join coaching staff
UNLV basketball: UNLV replaces Heath Schroyer with Ryan Miller, an Auburn assistant who spent 5 seasons at New Mexico
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The Rebels’ fourth assistant basketball coach will be former Auburn associate head coach Ryan Miller, coach Dave Rice announced today. The move has been expected for several weeks. Miller spent five seasons under Steve Alford at New Mexico, where Miller was key in opening the Lobos’ recruiting pipeline to Australia. Miller spent time there...

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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
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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 ...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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 ...

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UNLV head football coach Bobby Hauck responds to a question on new recruits during a news conference at UNLV Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
Hauck follows AD’s lead on UNLV football’s possible postseason ban
Rebels quick hits:
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The UNLV football program knows that a poor Academic Progress Rate score may derail its momentum. But just like the Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy, Rebels coach Bobby Hauck will deal with that publicly only when...

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UNLV lost to UNR 76-72 at the Lawlor Events Center in Reno on Saturday, March 8, 2014.
Basketball writer says UNLV biggest disappointment of the season
REBELS QUICK HITS: Andy Katz thought Rebels should challenge for Mountain West title
Monday, March 10, 2014
According to veteran college basketball reporter Andy Katz, three former McDonald’s All Americans alone should serve as enough talent for UNLV to not lose eight conference games in what was...

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UNLV guard Bryce Dejean Jones reacts after a play during their Mountain West Conference game against Colorado State Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 78-70.
UNLV reinstates Dejean-Jones for Mountain West tournament
Rebels quick hits:
Monday, March 10, 2014
UNLV junior guard Bryce Dejean-Jones will rejoin the team after a four-day suspension, Dave Rice said today. UNLV also gets another starter back today in...

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