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High-flying forward officially joins UNLV’s incoming recruiting class

Derrick Jones goes up for a dunk during the Adidas Nations camp on Aug. 4, 2014, in Long Beach, Calif.

High-flying forward officially joins UNLV’s incoming recruiting class
Derrick Jones comes to the Rebels with a full highlight reel of dunks
Thu, Apr 16, 2015 (12:45 p.m.)
Small forward Derrick Jones dunked his way into UNLV fans’ hearts months ago. Today, the Philadelphia-area native signed his way there, putting pen to paper on a national letter of intent and officially becoming the Rebels’ ...

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Head Coach Tony Sanchez watches UNLV football spring practice at Rebel Field Monday, March 16, 2015.
Rebels will get bonus money for Friday night game at Fresno State
UNLV quick hits:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
For the first time under the Mountain West’s revamped national TV bonus structure, UNLV is in line to get paid. The league today announced its slate of weekday games that ...

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UNLV head coach Dave Rice talks to players during a timeout as they play Utah State on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Transfer senior guard from Mercer visiting UNLV this weekend
Rebels quick hits:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Findlay Prep product Nigel Williams-Goss won’t be the only transfer guard taking an official visit to UNLV this weekend. Mercer guard Ike Nwamu, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, will also be ...

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Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss, left, drives against Washington State's D.J. Shelton in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 72-49.
Former Rebels commit Williams-Goss coming to UNLV for official visit
The Findlay Prep product is transferring after two years at Washington, where he averaged 15.6 points last season
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
UNLV will get the first chance to woo former Rebels commit Nigel Williams-Goss as the Washington transfer is coming to Las Vegas this weekend for an official visit. After leading the Huskies ...

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UNLV head coach Dave Rice talks with UNLV guard Dantley Walker (30) coming off the court after some good play during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, December 27, 2014. L.E. Baskow.
Walker will transfer while UNLV awaits official decisions from Vaughn, Wood
Rebels Quick Hits:
Monday, March 30, 2015
While awaiting official decisions from freshman Rashad Vaughn and sophomore Christian Wood, who are both considering leaving for the NBA Draft ...

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UNLV Rebels running back Shaquille Murray-Lawrence (33) scores during UNLVs game against the Northern Illinois Huskies bring the game to 32 Rebels & 34 Huskies  at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.
UNLV football product breaks CFL Combine record in 40-yard dash
rebel quick hits:
Monday, March 30, 2015
Anyone who followed UNLV football the past few seasons already knew running back Shaquille Murray-Lawrence had this kind of speed. ...

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UNLV's Rashad Vaughn yells after a play in an NCAA college basketball game against Colorado State on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, Colo.
Vaughn, father deny UNLV freshman has decided to enter NBA Draft
Rebels quick hits:
Friday, March 27, 2015
UNLV freshman Rashad Vaughn and his father are refuting a report this morning that Vaughn has decided to enter the NBA Draft ...

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UNLV head coach Dave Rice shouts orders to his players as San Diego State takes the lead during their Mountain West Conference tournament game Thursday, March, 12, 2015.
Answers for 20 questions about UNLV basketball
Sunday, March 22, 2015
With the UNLV basketball team done for the season, questions still remain about the future of coach Dave Rice's career and what it would take for a successful fifth season ...

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UNLV guard Patrick McCaw lies on the court with concussion-like symptoms after taking a hard shot against San Diego State at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
Rebels down to six scholarship players as McCaw sidelined with concussion
UNLV quick hits: Freshman will be evaluated daily but ruled out of at least Saturday's regular-season finale at San Jose State
Thursday, March 5, 2015
When freshman Rashad Vaughn went down with a knee injury, one of the main guys to fill in his scoring role was fellow freshman Pat McCaw. Now UNLV will be without both of them heading into Saturday’s regular season finale at San Jose State.

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Tony Sanchez fist bumps with UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy after he is announced as the new UNLV football team head coach in the Stan Fulton Building ballroom on Thursday, December 11, 2014.
Rebels will travel to USC in 2019 football season
UNLV quick hits:
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Rebels’ 2019 football season is going to start with an historic trip, the program announced today. UNLV will play USC at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 31, 2019, just the second time the teams have met on the gridiron.

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UNLV guard, Rashad Vaughn, drives against Fresno State guard, Julien Lewis (14), during the first half of their game on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rebels’ leading scorer out indefinitely with injured knee
Thursday, February 12, 2015
UNLV’s leading scorer will be out at least until the conference tournament, making a thin rotation even shorter off the bench. Freshman Rashad Vaughn suffered ...

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UNLV head coach Bobby Hauck with a look of concern on his face as the turnovers begin in the third quarter against UNR in Sam Boyd Stadium on Friday, November 29, 2014.
Bobby Hauck named special teams coordinator at San Diego State
UNLV Quick Hits:
Friday, January 23, 2015
Former UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck has a new gig. Hauck, who went 14-58 in five seasons at UNLV and resigned last November, was announced today as ...

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UNLV wide receiver Devonte Boyd (83) fights off a tackle attempt by Nevada defensive back Evan Favors (19) after a catch and run at Sam Boyd Stadium on Friday, November 29, 2014.
Mountain West names UNLV’s Boyd the league’s top freshman
Rebels Quick Hits:
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
After leading the nation’s freshmen in receiving yards, Devonte Boyd is the Mountain West Freshman of the Year, the league announced this morning. Boyd is also a second-team all-league pick, joining senior offensive lineman Brett Boyko with that honor.

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UNLV head coach Dave Rice applauds as the Runnin' Rebels take on the Sam Houston State Bearkats at the Thomas & Mack Center Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. Coach Dave Rice
UNLV and Duke slated to meet in 2016 in new MGM arena
Rebels quick hits:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Even if UNLV doesn’t meet Duke this weekend in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, the Rebels won’t have to wait much longer for their first meeting with the Blue Devils since ...

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With a 27-22 win over the Wolf Pack, UNLV brought the Fremont Cannon back home after eight years of losses in 2013.
Fremont Cannon kickoff time bumps UNLV basketball to the afternoon
Rebels quick hits:
Monday, November 17, 2014
The Battle for the Fremont Cannon will kick off at night, it was announced today, so UNLV’s basketball game on Saturday, Nov. 29 will move to 3:30 p.m. to make room for the football game at 7:30 p.m.

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