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UNLV soccer wins WAC tourney, earns first NCAA berth since 1988

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Forward Danny Musovski heads a ball past goaltender Ryan Harding during UNLV soccer practice at UNLV Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.

UNLV soccer wins WAC tourney, earns first NCAA berth since 1988
UNLV Sports:
Sun, Nov 16, 2014 (5:05 p.m.)
The UNLV men’s soccer team will play in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1988 after winning the Western Athletic Conference tournament championship today in a shootout against Cal-State Bakersfield to earn ...

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The UNLV basketball team head coach Dave Rice with others shouts direction to players during a scrimmage on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
UNLV notches another recruiting victory on eve of season opener
Rebels quick hits:
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Twenty-seven and a half hours before its first game of the 2014-15 season, the UNLV basketball team registered a victory. Not against Morehead State, the Rebels’ opponent ...

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BYU linebacker Ezekiel Ansah, center, is congratulated by Bronson Kaufusi, left, and Daniel Sorensen after intercepting a San Diego State pass during the first half of the Poinsettia Bowl, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, in San Diego.
BYU’s return to Las Vegas postponed until 2016 or 2017
UNLV Quick Hits:
Thursday, November 13, 2014
As the Rebels prepare to travel to BYU this weekend for their first meeting since the Cougars left the Mountain West, UNLV announced today that the return trip has been postponed until 2016 or 2017.

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The UNLV basketball team head coach Dave Rice with others shouts direction to players during a scrimmage on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Rebels sign one, await decision of another in class of 2015
UNLV quick hits:
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The Rebels have signed their first recruit in the class of 2015, and they could get a commitment from another player tomorrow on national TV. Canadian guard Jalen Poyser signed his ...

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UNLV guard Kendall Smith falls into UNLV recruits Stephen Zimmerman, left, and Rashad Vaughn during their annual preseason Scarlet and Gray scrimmage Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack.
Zimmerman announces official visit to UNLV on opening weekend
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The Rebels’ opening weekend got a little bigger today. Bishop Gorman senior Stephen Zimmerman, one of the top players in the class of 2015, announced on Twitter that he would ...

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UNLV Rebels quarterback Blake Decker (5) carries the ball during UNLV's home opener against the Northern Colorado Bears at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.
Injured UNLV QB Decker to be held out of practice
unlv quick hits:
Monday, November 10, 2014
If the UNLV football team played a game today, junior quarterback Blake Decker wouldn’t be in the lineup ...

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UNLV cheerleaders fire up fans before the Rebels' Scarlet & Gray Showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
Rebels get first commitment in class of 2015
UNLV quick hits:
Saturday, November 1, 2014
The Rebels have their first commitment in the class of 2015 as Canadian guard Jalen Poyser today picked the Rebels over interest from schools such as Rhode Island, Oklahoma and Creighton ...

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UNLV's Kendall Smith, left, and Patrick McCaw fight for the ball during the Scarlet and Gray exhibition game Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rice thinks second open scrimmage will help Rebels’ learning process
UNLV Quick Hits:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
During his first four preseasons at UNLV, Dave Rice has often talked about the importance of getting out under the lights and in front of fans in the Thomas & Mack Center. Rice thinks it’s so important the Rebels are going to do it again.

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Findlay Prep guard Rashad Vaughn is interviewed by members of the media while dining with teammates at a local McDonald's on Thursday, March 27, 2014.  He is the star of UNLV basketball's 2014 recruiting class and now honored as a McDonald's All-American.
Rebels picked 4th in preseason poll; Vaughn named league’s top freshman
UNLV Quick Hits:
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
UNLV was tabbed to finish fourth and Rashad Vaughn was the third straight Rebel to be named the Mountain West preseason Freshman of the Year, the league announced today.

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UNLV Rebels' Troy Hawthorne (11) hugs UNLV Rebels placekicker Nicolai Bornand (40) after Bornand kicked a game winning field goal in overtime of an NCAA college football game against the Fresno State Bulldogs Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Las Vegas. The Rebels won 30-27.
Rebels kicker honored by Mountain West for 2nd time this season
UNLV quick hits:
Monday, October 13, 2014
UNLV sophomore linebacker/punter/placekicker Nicolai Bornand has been named the Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time this season, the league announced Monday.

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Findlay Prep forward Justin Jackson brings the ball up the court at Bishop Gorman High during the 2013-14 season. Jackson, a top-30 player in the class of 2016, committed to UNLV.
UNLV nets first class of 2016 commitment from Findlay Prep forward
Rebels quick hits:
Monday, September 29, 2014
The Rebels are still waiting for their first commitment in the class of 2015, but that hasn’t stopped them from working ahead in the class of ...

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Cody Doolin drives past Jerome Seagears during their Desert Reign basketball league game Wednesday, June 18, 2014.
Rebels have answers for pair of transfer senior guards
UNLV quick hits: Cody Doolin is all clear to play this season, while the Rebels plan to use a redshirt year for Jerome Seagears
Friday, September 26, 2014
The Rebels likely won’t need to wait on the NCAA making decisions on its own schedule this time around. UNLV coach Dave Rice said Thursday night that senior transfer Cody Doolin is completely cleared while the team hasn’t submitted any paperwork for senior transfer Jerome Seagears because they’re planning on redshirting him this season.

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UNLV basketball fans get players' autographs during their annual preseason Scarlet and Gray scrimmage Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack.
Rebels’ annual Scarlet and Gray Showcase slated for Oct. 16
UNLV Quick Hits:
Thursday, September 25, 2014
The Rebels’ annual Scarlet & Gray Showcase is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Thomas & Mack Center, UNLV announced today. This year the free event will include skills challenges along with the scrimmage, Legends game and autograph sessions.

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Rebels’ class of 2015 target might announce decision sooner than expected
UNLV Quick Hits:
Thursday, September 18, 2014
UNLV might get an answer from one of its top class of 2015 targets sooner than expected, as Indiana guard Jalen Coleman moved up his visit to Illinois to this weekend.

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Washington forward Khem Birch blocks a shot by Atlanta center D.J. Shelton during their NBA Summer League game Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Former Rebel Khem Birch signs deal to join Miami Heat
UNLV quick hits:
Monday, September 15, 2014
Former Rebel Khem Birch is officially in the Miami Heat organization after signing with the team over the weekend, the Heat announced. Terms of the deal were not available.

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