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UNLV target Amauri Hardy on fast track to college decision

L.E. Baskow

UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies continues to challenge his players as the game stays close late versus UC Riverside at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.

UNLV target Amauri Hardy on fast track to college decision
Thu, Apr 20, 2017 (2 a.m.)
Everything about Amauri Hardy is fast. The four-star point guard from Michigan prefers to play at a breakneck pace, using his explosive speed and athleticism to attack the rim at every opportunity. “I feel I’m ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies directs traffic during overtime versus Air Force in their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.
Spring signing period promises to keep Rebels busy
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
College basketball’s spring signing period opens today, and that could bring about a flurry of activity for UNLV. The Rebels have two open scholarships at the moment ...
San Diego State head coach Steve Fisher gets ramped up as his team dominates UNLV on the hardwood during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 30, 2016.
Steve Fisher retiring as SDSU basketball coach
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Steve Fisher is retiring from a basketball coaching career that includes a national championship at Michigan, directing the Fab Five and then turning San Diego State from ...
UNLV guard Jovan Mooring (30) elevates for a jump shot over Air Force guard Trevor Lyons (20) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.
Video: The Sun answers your UNLV sports questions
Thursday, April 6, 2017
The Sun's UNLV sports beat writer, Mike Grimala, sat down to answer your wide-ranging reader questions about the Rebels. Just some ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies enjoys a lighter moment on the court as they face San Diego State during the Mountain West Basketball Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Analysis: How UNLV basketball recruit Tervell Beck will help Rebels on inside
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Marvin Menzies has said on more than one occasion that his top priority this offseason is adding more scoring to the Rebels’ roster. UNLV ranked last in the Mountain West in ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies chats momentarily with former coach and current UNR assistant coach Dave Rice on the sidelines at their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
Dave Rice takes assistant job at Washington
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Dave Rice's dalliance with the enemy lasted one year. The former UNLV head coach, who was fired in the middle of the 2015-16 season in move that still elicits debate, is leaving the UNR sideline after ...
UNLV guard Jalen Poyser (5) drives the lane past WKU guard Junior Lomomba (5) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016.
3 transferring from UNLV hoops in offseason makeover
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
UNLV’s offseason remodeling began in a big way on Wednesday when it was announced that Jalen Poyser, Troy Baxter and Zion Morgan will transfer from the program ...
UNLV's Jamaal Brimmer brings down Wyoming's Joseph Harris during the second quarter at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2004. R. MARSH STARKS / LAS VEGAS SUN
Golf legend Ryan Moore, basketball great Mark Wade picked for UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame
Thursday, March 23, 2017
He helped the UNLV basketball team reach the 1987 Final Four and is one of the best guards in program history. Another won an individual national golf championship and ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies feels the pinch as the game slips away versus San Diego State during the Mountain West Basketball Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Menzies has little time for Madness as he focuses on recruiting
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
In a month when so much office productivity is lost to March Madness, Marvin Menzies has no problem staying focused on the job at hand. Millions of people may have been glued to their televisions during the first weekend of the NCAA tournament, but ...
UNLV's Cheickna Dembele (11) sets up for a big dunk over New Mexico during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
How can UNLV get back to the NCAA Tournament?
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The key question for the Rebels isn’t why they missed the tournament this year, it’s how can they get back to the dance as quickly as possible? Here’s a quick four-step plan for ...
Members of the 1983 NC State national championship basketball team — from left, Dereck Whittenburg, Thurl Bailey, and Sidney Lowe — talk with media outside the White House on Monday, May 9, 2016. They met with President Barack Obama 33 years after their championship.
How UNLV almost ended NC State's memorable 1983 run to national title
Wolfpack great Thurl Bailey recalls game against Sidney Green, Rebels; we'll be at Westgate on Thursday
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
what if NC State’s postseason run ended a few games earlier against UNLV in the round of 32? The Rebels led by six points at halftime. Had they not made just 14-of-23 free throws, it would ...
UNLV Head Coach Marvin Menzies reacts to a play as the Rebels play the Utah State Aggies at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Rebels looking forward with recruitment of point guard Jordan Goldwire
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
The offseason has begun for UNLV basketball, but Marvin Menzies can’t afford to take many days off. Roster construction is now the most important part of ...
UNLV forward Dwayne Morgan (15) enjoys a laugh while looking to the bench versus UC Riverside at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016.
Analysis: Projecting the Rebels' roster for 2017-18
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
If there’s one thing we know about UNLV following the conclusion of the 2016-17 campaign, it’s that the roster needs to be dramatically overhauled in coming seasons. After losing 21 games and finishing in last place in ...
UNR forward Cameron Oliver (0) is counseled by UNR head coach Eric Musselman during a timeout during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
Selection Sunday remains one-and-done for Mountain West
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Last year, San Diego State went 28-10 overall and romped to the Mountain West regular-season championship with a 16-2 record. Then the Aztecs were upset in the title game of the league tournament, and when Selection Sunday came, they were left out of ...
NBA Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo, right, laughs in an interview outside the Kevin Harvick's garage during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series auto race Friday, March 10, 2017, in Las Vegas. Mutombo and Harvick recently appeared in a commercial together for Mobil 1 Annual Protection.
Dikembe Mutombo says Las Vegas needs to be patient in pursuit of NBA team
The former Georgetown great also recalls NCAA Tournament game in 1991 against UNLV
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Before basketball hall-of-famer Dikembe Mutombo became a household name, mainly for wagging his finger at opponents after blocking their shots, he spent his college days ...