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Analysis: Amauri Hardy brings scoring punch to Rebels' attack

Point guard Amauri Hardy from Michigan is part of the UNLV basketball programs 2017 signing class. Courtesy Image

Analysis: Amauri Hardy brings scoring punch to Rebels' attack
Tue, May 23, 2017 (2 a.m.)
UNLV needs a spark in the backcourt. That was obvious last season, when the Rebels’ depth chart at the 2 was made up of “shooting guards” in name only. Jalen Poyser, Uche Ofoegbu and Kris Clyburn all logged minutes at that position, but none provided the kind of scoring or ...

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UNLV gear was available to fans wanting a photo with Hey Reb during the Rebel Summer Fan Fest at Town Square to celebrate the upcoming sports seasons on Thursday, May 19, 2017.  The event included entertainment, food, giveaways and question-and-answer sessions with coaches.
Passion rekindled: Diehards turn out for UNLV fan fest
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Friday, May 19, 2017
The official attendance records may not reflect just how bad things got for UNLV basketball last year, but there were nights when you would have been hard pressed to count 4,000 people inside the Thomas & Mack Center. So it was encouraging to see about 500 enthusiastic fans turn out on Thursday evening for ...

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UNLV Runnin Rebels head coach Marvin Menzies takes a selfie photo with a fan during the Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising event at Born and Raised on Wednesday evening.
Rebels hoping for fan frenzy at Town Square event
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Hope springs eternal in sports and excitement is already building for UNLV's 2017-18 campaign, especially considering the ridiculous recruiting haul orchestrated ...

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UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones complains to coach Dave Rice that he was fouled by San Diego State on a previous play during their Mountain West Conference semifinal game Friday, March 14, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Aztecs won 59-51 to advance to the finals.
The night that cost Bryce Dejean-Jones his NBA dream — and his life
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
It might have been a second, or a millisecond, or a milli of a millisecond. Even were it the absolute slightest measure of time, Bryce Dejean-Jones had an opportunity to ...
Dylan Gonzalez, left, and twin sister Dakota are as popular online as they are on the basketball court for UNLV.
Lady Rebels twins Dakota, Dylan Gonzalez foregoing final year of eligibility
Friday, May 12, 2017
UNLV athletics lost some of its star power on Friday, when it was announced that Lady Rebels basketball players Dakota and Dylan Gonzalez will forego their final year of eligibility and leave the team to focus on other professional pursuits. The twin sisters ...

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UNLV forward Dwayne Morgan (15) is pleased with his team's performance over Northern Arizona during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.
Police: UNLV's Morgan was erratic, tried to fight during arrest
Friday, May 12, 2017
UNLV basketball player Dwayne Morgan was taken into custody after acting erratically in front of police, trying to enter both a squad car and then another vehicle ...
UNR coach Eric Musselman directs his players during his first NCAA college basketball practice in Reno. Musselman learned about running a Division I program from his father and during stops at two schools as an assistant.
UNR basketball coach Musselman signs 5-year extension
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
UNR coach Eric Musselman has signed a five-year extension through 2021-22 after leading the Wolf Pack to their first ...

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UNLV forward Dwayne Morgan (15) is all smiles after rejecting a basket attempt by  Northern Arizona during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.
UNLV basketball suspends Dwayne Morgan following weekend arrest
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Dwayne Morgan has been suspended indefinitely by UNLV following an arrest on early Saturday morning after an altercation with a cab driver. According to a source ...
UNLV forward Ben Carter (13) dunks the ball during a game against South Dakota at the Thomas & Mack Center Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015.
NCAA grants sixth year to former Rebel Ben Carter
Monday, May 8, 2017
Carter left UNLV for Michigan State as a graduate transfer last summer, but injured his knee in the preseason and never played ...

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UNLV basketball signee Mbacke Diong is shown in a provided photo from UNLV Athletics.
Analysis: Big man Mbacke Diong could be building block for UNLV basketball
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Before Brandon McCoy committed to the Rebels last week, it could have been argued that fellow Class of 2017 big man Mbacke Diong was Marvin Menzies’ most impressive recruiting “get” in his first two years at UNLV. The 6-foot-11 Senegal native made a splash in his one year in the states, posting 14.1 points ...

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Head coach Jerry Tarkanian and player Mark Wade during a 1986-1987 season game.
Rebels legend Mark Wade heading to UNLV Hall
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Mark Wade still remembers the best pass he ever threw as a Runnin’ Rebel. It came in the biggest game of his career, a Final Four matchup against Indiana in 1987. Wade was in the process of dishing out an NCAA-record 18 assists in that contest, but one dime in particular ...

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Ex-Syracuse football safety Chauncey Scissum transferring to UNLV
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Former Syracuse football safety Chauncey Scissum will play out his final year of eligibility at UNLV, he announced Monday night on social media. The Rochester-area native had announced his intention to ...
Former UNLV football player Jamaal Brimmer poses for a portait on the training field at UNLV, Wed. April 19, 2017.
UNLV's Jamaal Brimmer still remembered for that game at Wisconsin
Brimmer, who will be inducted Thursday into the UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame, finds coaching high school football to be therapeutic
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
The Canyon Springs High football players couldn’t get enough of this story. Coaches were reminiscing about how Jamaal Brimmer, the Pioneers defensive coordinator, had the game of a lifetime in 2003 for UNLV when it upset 14th-ranked Wisconsin on the road. Brimmer had ...

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Former UNLV softball coach Shan McDonald, who amassed 511 victories in 17 seasons and led the Rebels three appearances in the Women's College World Series, will be inducted into the UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame.
Softball coach Shan McDonald will get due with UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame induction
Saturday, April 29, 2017
McDonald retired in 2003 as the program’s all-time winningest coach with 511 victories. She led the Rebels to seven-straight NCAA tournaments from 1990-96 and three appearances in the ...

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UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies directs traffic versus TCU during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.
How 3 recruits changed the expectations for UNLV's Marvin Menzies
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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Then, a span of 24 hours this week changed everything. That means a middle-of-the-pack finish in the league won’t cut it. That means missing the NCAA Tournament, even if the program is significantly improved, would be considered a failed season. That means ...

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