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UNLV’s Zimmerman sidelined indefinitely with sprained knee

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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:
Mon, Feb 8, 2016 (8:15 p.m.)
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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Daquan Cook is shown during the Rebels’ first basketball practice of the season at Mendenhall Center on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at UNLV.
UNLV lifts suspension for redshirt junior guard Daquan Cook
Cook was arrested on a DUI count in November and hasn't played for the Rebels since March 2014
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
UNLV junior guard Daquan Cook has officially been cleared and is eligible for the first time all season following a November arrest on a count of ...

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Philadelphia 76ers forward Christian Wood (35) grabs a rebound in front of Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) during an NBA preseason game on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. Philadelphia won 97-95.
Wood makes 76ers roster, becomes fifth Rebel currently in NBA
UNLV Quick Hits:
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Former Rebel Christian Wood left school early to play in the NBA, and despite going undrafted that’s exactly what he’ll do as the Philadelphia 76ers named him to ...

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Kendall Wallace takes to the stage during Rebel Fan Fest on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at Fremont Street Experience downtown.
Dunk contest will highlight UNLV basketball downtown event
Rebels quick hits:
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Two weeks before its exhibition game, the Rebels are putting on a show in downtown Las Vegas. And they’re bringing their court with them. UNLV announced that the men’s basketball team will host Runnin’ Rebel Madness on Thursday, Oct. 22, at ...

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UNLV's Lexington Thomas, right, squeezes through the line for a good gain during their first regular season football team practice on Friday, August 7, 2015.
Plenty of freshmen appear in UNLV’s initial depth chart for 2015 season
Rebels Quick Hits:
Monday, August 31, 2015
When Tony Sanchez took the UNLV job last December, one of the first things he and the almost entirely new staff had to do was put together a recruiting class they felt could set a foundation. That group will not be put to the test, because the initial depth chart backs up Sanchez’s assertions that many freshmen will get a chance to play right away.
A rendering of the new Sam Boyd Stadium turf, designed by football coach Tony Sanchez and UNLV Athletics' Ashley Seda, depicts the field as it will appear for the 2015 season.
Sam Boyd Stadium turf will match UNLV’s Vegas-centric uniforms
Rebels Quick Hits:
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Tony Sanchez’s rebranding campaign at UNLV will ultimately be judged on real wins and losses. Until his first season actually starts, though, Sanchez has been busy ...

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UNLV football player Anthony Williams (6) extends for a pass over Troy Hawthorne (11) during the Spring Showcase, the last official gathering for the Rebels and coach Tony Sanchez before August on Saturday, April 18, 2015.
Rebels’ first camp under new regime set to open
UNLV Quick Hits:
Thursday, August 6, 2015
For the first time in a decade, the UNLV football team will be staying in Las Vegas for its preseason camp.

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St. John's forward Chris Obekpa (12) blocks a layup by Minnesota forward Maurice Walker in the second half of a game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. St. John's defeated Minnesota 70-61.
Obekpa, one of nation’s top shot blockers, transfers to UNLV
Rebels Quick Hits: The 6-foot-10 forward from St. John’s will sit out one season and then have one year of eligibility remaining
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
It’s perhaps not coincidental that St. John’s shot blocker Chris Obekpa, who’s famous in certain corners for his short shorts worn last season, announced his transfer ...

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UNLV football player Devonte Boyd (83) pulls in a touchdown pass over Charles Henry (34) during the Spring Showcase, the last official gathering for the Rebels and coach Tony Sanchez before August on Saturday, April 18, 2015.
Boyd receives preseason honor; Rebels picked last in West Division
UNLV quick hits:
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
UNLV was picked to finish last in its division while sophomore receiver Devonte Boyd was the lone Rebel on the preseason All-Mountain West team, it was announced this morning at ...

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Foothill basketball players, from left, Jalen Shepard and Austin Starr Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.
Foothill High graduate will join UNLV as preferred walk-on
Rebels quick hits:
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Foothill High graduate Austin Starr will suit up at UNLV this season as a preferred walk-on, it was announced Monday.

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UNLV coach Dave Rice and New Mexico coach Steve Alford talk before the start of their Mountain West Conference Tournament championship game Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV to face UCLA in opening game at November’s Maui Invitational
Rebels Quick Hits:
Monday, July 27, 2015
UNLV’s first game at the Maui Invitational will come against a recent Mountain West coaching foe, ESPN reported today. The official bracket for the Thanksgiving week tournament comes out ...

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UNLV defensive back Beau Orth, left, runs with the ball after making an interception as Arizona State tackle Jon Hargis, right, tries to stop him during the second quarter.
UNLV football schedules series with Arizona State starting in 2020
Rebels quick hits:
Friday, July 24, 2015
UNLV football continues to add Big 5 opponents to its future nonconference schedules as the program today announced a home-and-home series with Arizona State starting in 2020.

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UNLV football QB Kurt Palandech (14) takes off running during the Spring Showcase, the last official gathering for the Rebels and coach Tony Sanchez before August on Saturday, April 18, 2015.
Four remaining UNLV football games will be streamed online
Rebels quick hits: Fire up the laptop or desktop for the Battle for the Fremont Cannon and three additional home games
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
All four of the UNLV games that didn’t already have TV information will be streamed online, the Rebels announced today.

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UNLV quarterback Blake Decker warms up before an NCAA college football game against Arizona, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.
Pair of UNLV football road games to air on Root Sports
Rebels quick hits:
Monday, July 20, 2015
UNLV’s regular season finale at Wyoming was one of two Rebel games picked up by Root Sports, the Mountain West announced today.

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