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Early miscues doom Rebels to seventh straight loss

L.E. Baskow

UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies has a few words for UNLV forward Christian Jones (20) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.

Early miscues doom Rebels to seventh straight loss
Sun, Feb 19, 2017 (4:35 p.m.)
The margin of error in the Mountain West is thin for every team, but the Rebels in particular live on the razor’s edge. The slightest mistakes can be the difference between winning and losing, and the Rebels learned that lesson again — for the seventh straight time in Sunday’s 77-64 loss at San Diego State. UNLV failed to mark SDSU sharpshooter Matt Shrigley early on, allowing the senior specialist to make four first-half 3-pointers, and that was enough to put this one in the loss column ...

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UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies does his best to argue another foul call on his team versus San Jose State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Live blog: Rebels come up short at San Diego State, 77-64
Sunday, February 19, 2017
UNLV’s losing streak has now reached six games, but with eight days off since their last defeat — a 76-74 heartbreaker at home against San Jose State — the Rebels have had time to reset and re-think their approach to today’s road game against San Diego State ...

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Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux is joining the UNLV baseball coaching staff, the university announced July 6, 2016.
UNLV hoping coach Maddux will elevate pitching staff
Friday, February 17, 2017
UNLV baseball has an almost entirely new pitching staff, but you’ll probably recognize the pitching coach when the Rebels take the field tonight for the season opener against Omaha. Hall of Famer and Las Vegas native Greg Maddux has joined the Rebels’ staff ...

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UNLV guard Bryce Dejean-Jones takes the ball up court against Dixie State during the Rebels exhibition game Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Mother of Bryce Dejean-Jones says new charity something son would've wanted
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
For Fran Jones, coping with her son’s death was difficult and confusing, but she decided to channel her grief into something productive ...

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Strength coach Belton leaving UNLV football, will return to USC
Sunday, February 12, 2017
The UNLV football team's sidelines will have a decidedly different ...

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San Jose State forward Ryan Welage (32) looks on as UNLV forward Tyrell Green (3) loses the ball out of bounds during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Rebels denied at buzzer, lose sixth straight
Saturday, February 11, 2017
UNLV did a lot of things right in Saturday’s home game against San Jose State. The Rebels played physical. They pounded the glass. They hit their free throws down the stretch. And they got clutch shots from Jovan Mooring and Tyrell Green in the closing minutes. It should have been ...

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UNLV's Zion Morgan (10) slices to the hoop past San Jose State's Ryan Welage (32) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Live blog: Mooring misses at buzzer, Rebels fall to SJSU
Saturday, February 11, 2017
With just six games left in the regular season, it still feels like the Runnin’ Rebels are a mystery. From week to week, game to game, and even half to half, it’s impossible to predict how UNLV is going to perform on the court ...

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UNLV forward Tyrell Green (3) and teammates watch the rest of the game in disgust from the bench as Colorado State maintains a big lead during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.
It sucks losing to Reno, especially by four touchdowns in basketball
ray brewer:
Friday, February 10, 2017
If you are finally light years better than your rival, and that rival has only barely acknowledged your existence for decades, then it’s a great idea to ...

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UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies pinches his forehead while falling further behind Colorado State during their Mountain West Conference basketball game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Thomas & Mack Center. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
UNR revels in epic blowout win over UNLV
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
With 8:49 remaining in the first half of Wednesday’s game at the Lawlor Center, UNR forward Cameron Oliver streaked down the court, elevated and threw down a vicious two-handed alley-oop dunk to give the Wolf Pack a 34-20 lead over UNLV. Surging with energy, Oliver ...

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UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies talks with UNLV guard Zion Morgan during their Mountain West Conference basketball game Saturday, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Blog: Rebels leveled at UNR, 104-77
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Reno is ready for a celebration. UNR is clearly the cream of the Mountain West this season, and after years of playing little brother to UNLV, the Pack are embracing the opportunity to kick big brother while he's down ...

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UNLV coach Dave Rice calls a play against Fresno State during the Mountain West opener at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.
Analysis: With Dave Rice reunion, imagining the UNLV team that could have been
Rebels:
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
When UNLV goes up against UNR tonight, much will be made about current Wolf Pack assistant Dave Rice facing his former team. In the spirit of great “What if?” sports debates, let’s take a look at what the 2016-17 Rebels could have been if Rice had not been fired and ...

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UNLV defensive back Dalton Baker drags down Colorado State wide receiver Danny Nwosu during their Mountain West Conference game Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Deadline to apply to walk on at UNLV football next week
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Highlighted by the defensive back Boyce, an Arbor View High product who in 2016 played in 11 games, four from last year’s walk-on tryouts made ...

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Search is on for a new UNLV athletic director
Search is on for a new UNLV athletic director
Monday, February 6, 2017
The next hire for UNLV’s athletics director is hugely important, considering the state of the school’s sports programs and the impending changes in the Las Vegas ...

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UNLV guard Jalen Poyser (5) battles for a loose ball with  Colorado State forward Emmanuel Omogbo (2) and teammate UNLV forward Tyrell Green (3) nearby during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.
Colorado State sends Rebels reeling, 69-49
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Marvin Menzies thought he had a secret weapon for Saturday’s home game against Colorado State. Walk-on freshman guard Larry Bush had been shooting very well in recent practices, so Menzies and his staff game-planned to give Bush ...

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UNLV guard Uche Ofoegbu (2) splits the defense to get off a shot between Colorado State guard Gian Clavell (3) and Colorado State forward Nico Carvacho (32) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Live blog: Rebels blown out by Colorado State
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Could Tyrell Green’s reemergence be just what the Rebels need to snap their three-game losing streak? The 6-foot-8 forward was one of the feel-good stories of the first half of the season, averaging 13.9 points per game through the first 13 contests, but his ...

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