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Injured Rebels must get creative against San Jose State

UNLV head coach Todd Simon watches a play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico beat UNLV 87-83. (AP Photo/Juan Labreche)

Injured Rebels must get creative against San Jose State
UNLV basketball:
Wed, Feb 10, 2016 (2 a.m.)
Last year, UNLV went into San Jose State with only six healthy scholarship players. This year the venue has changed but the situation has not.

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UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. (33) watches from the bench during a game against South Dakota at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015.
UNLV’s Zimmerman sidelined indefinitely with sprained knee
Rebels Quick Hits:
Monday, February 8, 2016
UNLV’s season of mishaps continues as freshman forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. is out indefinitely because of a sprained knee, interim coach Todd Simon announced tonight.

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez and his players get ready in the tunnel to meet San Jose State on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Rebels will host Jackson State and its marching band to kick off season
UNLV quick hits:
Monday, February 8, 2016
UNLV football will open the 2016 season at home against Jackson State University, it was announced today. Equally important for entertainment purposes, Jackson State is bringing its marching band, too.

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez and his players get ready in the tunnel to meet San Jose State on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, at Sam Boyd Stadium.
If we build a football stadium, we can also rebuild UNLV
OPINION:
Monday, February 8, 2016
UNLV fans know the frustration. You spend most of Saturday running errands and hustle home in time to watch the Rebels. You turn on CBS Sports Network, but it is showing another game. You try ESPNU, same result. You immediately think you missed the game ...

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Fred Albrecht is shown on campus.
Albrecht, founder of UNLV’s Alumni Association, dies
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Fred Albrecht, a former UNLV tennis coach, teacher and administrator who founded UNLV's Alumni Association and helped raise funds to construct the …

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UNLV interim head coach Todd Simon protests another foul call versus San Diego State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
UNLV drops to 4-7 in league play with double-OT defeat
Rebels basketball:
Saturday, February 6, 2016
The team that trailed by 17 in the second half didn’t win this game, which makes sense. And for some, everything the Rebels did to get from that point of being left on the side …

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UNLV Rebels forward Dwayne Morgan reacts to Fresno State pulling ahead during the Mountain West opener Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Blog: UNLV can’t finish comeback, loses in double OT at Fresno State
Rebels Basketball:
Saturday, February 6, 2016
UNLV trailed by 17 midway through the second half and stormed all the way back to force two overtimes, but the shorthanded Rebels didn't have much left in the tank in the extra sessions and fell 111-104 to Fresno State tonight at …

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UNLV head coach Todd Simon watches a play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico beat UNLV 87-83. (AP Photo/Juan Labreche)
Take 5: UNLV hopes to get back on track against Fresno State
Rebels basketball:
Saturday, February 6, 2016
UNLV returns to the road this weekend for a matinee show at Fresno State. The Rebels tip off at 4 p.m. and the game will air on ...

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Daquan Cook is shown during the Rebels’ first basketball practice of the season at Mendenhall Center on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at UNLV.
Daquan Cook dismissed from UNLV basketball team; no reason given
Friday, February 5, 2016
Thursday, Daquan Cook was kicked out of a UNLV basketball practice. Friday, the junior guard was dismissed from the team. “We appreciate all that Daquan contributed while a member of our team,” interim coach Todd ...

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The Bishop Gorman High School to UNLV football pipeline will begin with offensive linemen Jaron Caldwell and Julio Garcia II, pictured here Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. They are both expected to sign national letters of intent Wednesday, Feb. 3.
Sanchez uses billboard with locals to promote UNLV signing class
Friday, February 5, 2016
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez delivered on a promise he made to the Las Vegas area recruits ...

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UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez announces the 2016 recruiting class to media and program supporters on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016.
UNLV’s Sanchez on recruiting class: ‘We really have a chance to change Rebel football’
Thursday, February 4, 2016
The UNLV football team dressed just one tight end at Wyoming for its regular season finale last season. And when spring practice begins next month, the Rebels will have just four scholarship wide receivers on the roster. But help is on the way. The Rebels announced a 23-player recruiting class Wednesday, including ...

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez runs onto the field with his players as they take on Boise State on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, at Sam Boyd Stadium.
How Tony Sanchez built one of the best UNLV recruiting classes of all time
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Today, on national signing day, the Rebels will have arguably their best recruiting class of all time, adding more than 20 players in a haul Rivals.com ranks as the second-best in the Mountain West behind league power Boise State. With 10 three-star recruits ...

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New Mexico's Elijah Brown (4) works around the defense of UNLV's Patrick McCaw (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Albuquerque.
Rebels can’t close out Lobos, who escape The Pit with 87-83 victory
UNLV Basketball:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
There were multiple options when the play started, but at its most important juncture there was basically just one. It was one interim coach Todd Simon said he was comfortable with ...

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New Mexico's Elijah Brown (4) works around the defense of UNLV's Patrick McCaw (22) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Albuquerque.
Blog: Lobos fend off Rebels for 87-83 victory in The Pit
Rebels basketball:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
New Mexico's Elijah Brown and Tim Williams combined for 55 points and on UNLV's last possession that really meant something, fifth-year senior Jerome Seagears drove straight into an awaiting wall to help the Lobos escape with an 87-83 victory.

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UNLV interim head coach Todd Simon argues another foul call on his team as a referee counsels him to back up versus San Diego State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
Take 5: Carter’s injury another thing to overcome for UNLV at New Mexico
Rebels Basketball:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
This isn’t the position UNLV wanted to find itself in when the calendar flipped to February, but desires aside it’s where the Rebels are at. Starting tonight we’ll start to find out what they can make of another regular season that has gone sideways on them.

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