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Shakur Juiston betting on UNLV rebound

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Shakur Juiston shoots during UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball practice at Mendenhall Center Monday, July 31, 2017.

Shakur Juiston betting on UNLV rebound
Sat, Aug 12, 2017 (2 a.m.)
Shakur Juiston has a particular gift for rebounding. Actually, it’s more like a gift for mathematics. At 6-foot-7, he’s not usually the biggest man on the court, but he pulls down rebound after rebound because he has an ability to read angles. When a shot goes up, Juiston can ...
UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. watches his team warm up before facing San Jose State at the Thomas & Mack Center, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016.
Stephen Zimmerman signs deal with Lakers
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
It took a month, give or take, but Stephen Zimmerman is back in the NBA after signing a partially guaranteed deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Zimmerman, a native of ...
Brandon McCoy takes a break during UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball practice at Mendenhall Center Monday, July 31, 2017.
Brandon McCoy ready to take on big role for Rebels
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
If Brandon McCoy has any qualms about stepping into the spotlight at UNLV, he’s not showing it. The freshman center was poised and affable in his first meeting with the media on Monday, and after answering questions for about five minutes, he took the practice floor with ...
Clark guard Trey Woodbury (22) splits the Bishop Gorman defense for a basket during their state 4A high school championship game at the Cox Pavilion on Friday, February 24, 2017. Bishop Gorman and Clark HS Basketball are Game of the Year finalists at the Sun Standout Awards.
UNLV basketball gets commitment from local star Trey Woodbury
Monday, July 31, 2017
On Thursday morning, UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies sat in the first row on the baseline at Bishop Gorman and watched as Las Vegas native Trey Woodbury drilled four 3-pointers and poured in 23 points in a Fab 48 game. Whatever happened over the four days that followed ...
UNLV Head Coach Marvin Menzies calls out to players during a game against the Kansas Jayhawks at the Thomas & Mack Center Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016.
UNLV basketball nonconference schedule released
Monday, July 31, 2017
What a difference a year makes. UNLV basketball announced its non-conference schedule for the 2017-18 season, and the slate shouldn’t be nearly as arduous as ...
Earl Watson Elite's Josh Green (10) congratulates teammates after edging out Expressions Elite during their Fab 48 AAU tournament game at Desert Oasis High School on Friday, July 28 2017.  As a UNLV recruit, Green is an Aussie native playing high school basketball in Arizona.
UNLV could have inside man in recruiting of 2019 star Josh Green
Saturday, July 29, 2017
If recruiting really is all about relationships, then UNLV should have a pretty good head start when it comes to Class of 2019 superstar Josh Green. His brother, Jay Green, is an incoming freshman for the Rebels, which should give Marvin Menzies and ...
Belmont Shore's Bryce Hamilton (4) drives the lane past the Colorado Chaos' Tylor Trinh (24) during their AAU tournament game at Bishop Gorman High School on Wednesday, July 26 2017.  Hamilton is the UNLV basketball program's most prized recruiting prospect for the class of 2018.
Rebels in good recruiting position with 2018 guard Bryce Hamilton
Friday, July 28, 2017
Through the first half of Thursday’s AAU game between Belmont Shore and the Colorado Chaos, UNLV fans were probably questioning why the Rebels ...
Class of 2017 prospect Matt Mitchell lines up a shot during warmups at the Adidas Summer Championships at the Cashman Center on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
Matt Mitchell is Rebels' surprise 2017 target
Thursday, July 27, 2017
On April 26, when Marvin Menzies pulled off the recruiting coup of the decade by adding star prospects Brandon McCoy, Amauri Hardy and Shakur Juiston all in a 24-hour span, it seemed like the UNLV coach had earned a break. The moves put the Rebels one scholarship over ...
Clark guard Trey Woodbury (22) splits Bishop Gorman guard Chuck O'Bannon (5) and Bishop Gorman guard Noah Taitz (20) during their state 4A high school championship game at the Cox Pavilion on Friday, February 24, 2017.
Rebels basketball focusing on key recruits for 2018 and beyond
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies far exceeded all expectations with his 2017 recruiting class, bringing in enough talent to set the stage for a complete and immediate program turnaround. The fact that Menzies was able to score so big on the recruiting trail just one year into the job ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies, back, watches during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Colorado State on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, in Fort Collins, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
UNLV basketball staffer Brandon Mason taking assistant job at New Mexico
Friday, July 21, 2017
UNLV basketball is being hit with another departure in the front office, as director of player development Brandon Mason is leaving the Rebels after one season for an assistant coaching position at New Mexico. The move has not been made official yet, but a UNLV source ...
UNLV director of basketball operations Kreigh Warkentien lifts up Khem Birch's headphones to tell him how much time remained before practice for their second round NCAA Tournament game against Cal Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.
Kreigh Warkentien leaving UNLV for Washington
Thursday, July 20, 2017
One of UNLV’s key behind-the-scenes staffers is leaving the program, as assistant athletics director for men’s basketball Kreigh Warkentien has accepted a position with the University of Washington. Warkentien was hired as UNLV’s director of basketball operations in ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies does his best to keep his players dialed in versus Wyoming during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016.
Analysis: Jay Green brings quirky game to UNLV basketball
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Jay Green was the first player from the Class of 2017 to commit to UNLV, but his November pledge was eventually overshadowed by incoming star recruits such as ...
A mural along Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood, Calif., depicts Jackson Vroman, the late basketball player. After a brief NBA career, Vroman traveled the world, playing ball, partying and drawing many friends into his circle. Yet his death at 34, in a Los Angeles swimming pool, casts a lonely light on his life.
Son of former Runnin’ Rebel lived hard, played hard, died young
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Sitting on a park bench overlooking Lake Ontario in Toronto on a brilliant summer day in 2015, I was approached by a woman looking for directions. The woman mentioned that she had emigrated from Iran a couple of months earlier, and I replied that I knew of only one person who ...
UNLV basketball assistant coach Rob Jeter, left, and Jordan Johnson watch practice at Mendenhall Center on the UNLV campus Monday, August 1, 2016.
Jordan Johnson ready to point UNLV basketball in right direction
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
If Jordan Johnson isn’t a natural point guard, he sure knows how to act the part. The last time he played college basketball, he finished second in the NCAA in assists, as he averaged 8.1 per game for Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2015-16. Now, after transferring to UNLV and sitting out a redshirt season, the fifth-year senior will take the reins for the Rebels and run the point for a team poised to jump from last place to Mountain West contention. Teammates and coaches ...
Golden State guard Patrick McCaw smiles as he tosses a ball to an official during their NBA Summer League Game against Philadelphia Saturday, July 8, 2017, at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Patrick McCaw returns to UNLV with trophy in tow
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Patrick McCaw has never been flashy — the UNLV alum is quiet off the court and plays a no-frills style on it — but he didn’t need to be the life of the party in order to draw a crowd on Friday. The Larry O’Brien trophy ...