The Rebel Room

Never can get enough UNLV analysis and chatter? Then this is the stop for you. Join the Sun sports staff in The Rebel Room for your fix.

Keepers of the cannon?
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 (12:54 p.m.)
Ray Brewer, Case Keefer and Mike Grimala discuss UNLV's chances of hanging onto the Fremont Cannon for a second straight year in Saturday's game against UNR before transitioning to the busy week in basketball.

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Reasonable Expectations
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 (11:52 a.m.)
Basketball is about to start. How many new players can Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and Case Keefer name? Beyond that the guys talk about expectations for coach Marvin Menzies' first season and whether or not the football team can bounce back this week at San Jose State.

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Race for .500
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 (2:27 p.m.)
The Rebels won in the final minute at Hawaii and now they return home to face Colorado State with a chance to get to .500 on the season. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and sports writers Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss whether or not winning one coin-flip game can help the Rebels in their next one.

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Island Getaway
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 (12:36 p.m.)
Coming off an ugly 26-7 road loss, the Rebels are heading to Hawaii (3-3, 2-0), where UNLV hasn't won since 2000. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss the Rebels' likelihood of winning their remaining toss-up games like this one.

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Rushing Forward
Tue, Oct 4, 2016 (2:49 p.m.)
The Rebels are 1-0 in Mountain West play and this week they head to San Diego State as 14-point underdogs. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss their expectations for freshman quarterback Dalton Sneed's second start and how the nation's No. 9 rushing offense will do against the No. 14 rushing defense.

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The Need for Sneed
Tue, Sep 27, 2016 (4:28 p.m.)
Johnny Stanton is injured so redshirt freshman Dalton Sneed will make his first career start at quarterback on Saturday against Fresno State. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss their expectations for him and the rest of the season following a 1-3 nonconference record.

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Rebels Return Home
Tue, Sep 20, 2016 (12:30 p.m.)
The Rebels looked awful in Saturday's 44-21 loss at Central Michigan, but the schedule eases up with home games against Idaho and Fresno State, and many of the problems will likely be fixed as a result. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss any possible changes UNLV should make to compete in the Mountain West, including what to do at quarterback.

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If You Build It...
Tue, Sep 13, 2016 (5:05 p.m.)
UNLV announced a $10 million donation from the Fertitta family towards a new football facility that's expected to be completed by next fall. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss what that means for the program and also look ahead to this weekend's game at Central Michigan.

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Going Back to Cali
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 (2:52 p.m.)
Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss the takeaways, if any, from UNLV football's 63-13 beatdown of Jackson State, preview the UCLA game and breakdown recent basketball signee Troy Baxter Jr.

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2016 Football Season Preview
Tue, Aug 30, 2016 (1:09 p.m.)
Kickoff is almost here, so Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern get together to diagnose the Rebels' quarterback situation, the improvements from last season and their chances of going over the 5.5 win total at most sports books.

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