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UNLV’s Sanchez on recruiting class: ‘We really have a chance to change Rebel football’

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’
Thu, Feb 4, 2016 (2 a.m.)
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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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.
These recruits could start trend of Gorman players signing with UNLV football
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
The Bishop Gorman High football program has graduates playing at Notre Dame, Duke, Colorado State and numerous others universities. Yet, there is a poster for just one college hanging in the football office of the two-time defending mythical national champions ...

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UNLV forward Ben Carter (13) gives "high fives" to fans lined up the congratulate him after defeating Air Force 100-64 in their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 16, 2016.
UNLV’s Carter lost for season with ACL tear
Monday, February 1, 2016
Ben Carter, who had arguably been the UNLV basketball team’s best player, will miss the remainder of the season with ...

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UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr. (1) stands dejected biting and wearing several towels as San Diego State takes a solid win for their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
San Diego State overpowers UNLV for a dominant win
Rebels basketball: Rebels lose Ben Carter to injury and don't match physicality of the Aztecs, who remain undefeated in the Mountain West
Saturday, January 30, 2016
UNLV’s problems started on the very first possession, as sure a sign as any that the Rebels weren’t ready for what could have been a pivotal game in the Mountain West conference race. Instead they got freight-trained by runaway favorite San Diego State, which …

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UNLV forward Derrick Jones Jr. (1) splits the defense by San Diego State forward Winston Shepard III (13) and San Diego State forward Skylar Spencer (0) on a drive to the hoop during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
Instant Analysis: UNLV humbled by San Diego St. in 15-point loss
ray brewer:
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Not only did the UNLV basketball team lose to San Diego State today, the Rebels were thoroughly beat, and physically beat down, by the best team in the Mountain West. Here are ...

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San Diego State forward Winston Shepard III (13) grabs the arm of UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. (33) for a foul under the basket with San Diego State forward Skylar Spencer (0) over his back during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
Blog: San Diego State controls game, tops UNLV 67-52
Rebels basketball:
Saturday, January 30, 2016
San Diego State completely dominated the rebounding battle 44-27 and used that to coast to a 67-52 victory against UNLV. The Rebels have now lost seven straight against the Aztecs, plus 13 of the last 16, and they trailed this one nearly the entire way.

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UNLV guard Jordan Cornish (3) pulls down a rebound looking to pass versus Boise State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, January 27, 2016.
Take 5: Rebels ready for chance to hand Aztecs first conference loss
UNLV basketball: UNLV is a 4.5-point favorite today against San Diego State, which has won six straight in the series. The game tips at 5 p.m. on CBSSN
Saturday, January 30, 2016
A rivalry isn’t judged strictly on wins and losses, but that’s a big part of it, and lately UNLV isn’t holding up its end against first-place San Diego State. The Aztecs have won 12 of the past 15 against the Rebels, including six straight heading into tonight’s ...

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Via YouTube, California WR picks UNLV football over conference foes
Friday, January 29, 2016
This could be considered another victory for Tony Sanchez and his staff on the recruiting trail ...

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In this Sept. 13, 2015, photo, Oakland Raiders fans watch during the second half of an NFL game between the Oakland Raiders and the Cincinnati Bengals in Oakland, Calif.
Having NFL, Raiders in Las Vegas seems right, just unlikely
Friday, January 29, 2016
Remember in middle school when you were too bashful to make eye contact with that girl on the opposite side of the dance floor. You repeatedly walked in her direction with your head down, hoping ...

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Prospective NHL owner Bill Foley II speaks during the annual Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance dinner at Aria Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015.
As NHL gathers for All-Star Game, Las Vegas remains in holding pattern
hockey:
Friday, January 29, 2016
The NHL to Las Vegas movement started with a lot of optimism, but as the league holds its All-Star Game in Nashville this weekend, it’s hard to figure out how excited or frustrated ...

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UNLV closed a $50 million deal to buy 42 acres of empty land along Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane that could be used to build a stadium on campus. The sale was announced Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016.
UNLV likes Sands-backed stadium for NFL team but isn’t married to it yet
Thursday, January 28, 2016
UNLV is receptive to plans being pushed by Las Vegas Sands Corp. for construction of a $1 billion, 65,000-seat stadium on land recently bought by the university ...

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