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Las Vegas basketball prodigies Strawther, Hardy embrace budding rivalry

Christopher DeVargas

Jaden Hardy (left) of Coronado High School and Julian Strawther of Liberty are finalists for the Rising Star (top underclassman) award at the Sun Standout Awards, the Sun's annual high school sports show on May 23 at the South Point.

Las Vegas basketball prodigies Strawther, Hardy embrace budding rivalry
sun standout awards:
Mon, May 21, 2018 (2 a.m.)
The two are finalists for the Rising Star (top underclassman) award at the Sun Standout Awards, the Sun's annual high school sports awards show on ...
UNR head coach Eric Musselman watches his players take on UNLV during the 2018 Mountain West Men's Basketball Championship at the Thomas & Mack Center Thursday, March 8, 2018.
UNR basketball gets commitment from McDonald's All-American
Friday, May 11, 2018
The UNLV basketball program has signed plenty of McDonald’s All-Americans in recent recruiting classes ...
UNLV signee Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua.
New UNLV commit Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua has come a long way in a short time
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Like every young boy who grows up in Cameroon, Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua’s first love was soccer. Unfortunately for Tchamwa Tchatchoua, by the time he ...
Noah Robotham lays up the ball during UNLV Runnin' Rebels basketball practice at Mendenhall Center Monday, July 31, 2017.
Noah Robotham will bring shooting, IQ to Rebels' point guard position in 2018-19
Analysis:
Saturday, April 28, 2018
With Jordan Johnson graduating, point-guard play will be crucial for the Rebels next season, and that’s why the team has high internal expectations for senior Noah Robotham ...
UNLV head coach Marvin Menzies watches the Rebels take on the San Jose State Spartans at the Thomas and Mack Center Wednesday Jan. 31, 2018.
UNLV making recruiting push for top 2019 wing Christian Brown
Monday, April 23, 2018
If it’s spring, it means Marvin Menzies is recruiting. After bringing a talented classes in 2017 and 2018, the UNLV coach is back on the road ...
Preston Laird, director of UNLV's Basketball Operations, poses in Mendenhall Center at UNLV Monday, May 22, 2017. Laird recently received the Under Armour NABC 30-Under-30 award which recognizes up-and-coming coaches and support staff in men's college basketball.
Preston Laird named interim assistant coach for UNLV hoops
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
One day after news broke that assistant coach Rob Jeter would be leaving UNLV for a similar position at Minnesota, the Rebels have filled that vacancy on the bench. For now ...
UNLV basketball assistant coach Rob Jeter, left, and Jordan Johnson watch practice at Mendenhall Center on the UNLV campus Monday, August 1, 2016.
Assistant basketball coach Rob Jeter leaving UNLV for Minnesota
Monday, April 9, 2018
Offseasons are rarely quiet for UNLV men’s basketball and this year is no exception, with recruiting, transfers, draft declarations and a vacant presidency all on the front burner. And as of Monday, the Rebels can add a coaching search to that list. According to reports ...
UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian talks with guard Eric Booker duing a game in 1983.
Academy Award winner writing script for movie on UNLV’s Jerry Tarkanian
Saturday, April 7, 2018
An Academy Award-winning screenwriter and producer is finishing up a script for a feature-length film on legendary UNLV basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian, his son Danny said on Nevada Newsmakers. Shawn Christensen, who won an Academy Award for ...
Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw is taken off the court on a stretcher after falling hard to the floor late in the third quarter following a Flagrant 1 foul by Sacramento Kings's Vince Carter in an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The Warriors won 112-96.
Former Rebel McCaw has no structural damage from fall
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Preliminary tests show Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw has no structural damage or problems with his nervous system following a terrifying fall to the floor during Saturday's game ...
UNLV recruit Trey Woodbury trains in preparation to join the Rebel basketball program at Game Changers Sports club, Friday, March 23, 2018.
How UNLV-bound Trey Woodbury is preparing for his Rebel debut
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Each week, Trey Woodbury tries to take one day off. He tells himself to take a break from the grind - lifting weights, agility drills, shooting exercises, etc. - and just get some rest. Perhaps a leisurely Saturday or Sunday on the couch to let his body recover, with no gym ...
Former Rebel McCaw carted off court after hard fall in Golden State win
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Golden State guard Patrick McCaw left on a stretcher late in the third quarter of the Warriors' 112-96 win over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night after a terrifying thud to the floor ...
UNLV Rebels forward Brandon McCoy (44) walks off the court as time runs out for the San Jose State Spartans at the Thomas and Mack Center Wednesday Jan. 31, 2018.
UNLV freshman Brandon McCoy declares for NBA Draft
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
UNLV freshman Brandon McCoy took the expected step of declaring for the NBA Draft today, bringing his collegiate career with the Runnin' Rebels to an end after one season. McCoy made the announcement via his Instagram page: McCoy came to UNLV as a five-star recruit and turned in one of the best freshman seasons in the program's history. He started ...
UNLV Rebels forward Shakur Juiston (10) lays up the ball past Nevada Wolf Pack guard Josh Hall (33) during a game in the 2018 Mountain West Men's Basketball Championship at the Thomas & Mack Center Thursday, March 8, 2018.
Analysis: An early UNLV basketball roster projection for 2018-19
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Coming off a rebuilding season that somehow managed to be both encouraging and disappointing at the same time, the 2018-19 campaign is shaping up to be hugely important for UNLV. In-state rival UNR is dancing in the Sweet 16 and will bring its entire roster ...
Much has changed for the Rebels in the past year that it's almost impossible to predict how the 2017-18 season will unfold
Video: The Sun answers your UNLV basketball offseason questions
Monday, March 19, 2018
With another UNLV basketball season in the books, the Sun's Mike Grimala sat down to answer your questions about all things Rebels. You can watch the entire live session above, and you can read a few selected outtakes ...
UNLV Rebels guard Jovan Mooring (30) sinks a three-point shot over Air Force Falcons guard CJ Siples (2) during a game in the 2018 Mountain West Men's Basketball Championship at the Thomas & Mack Center Wednesday, March 7, 2018.
Rebels reclaim 3-point streak after Kentucky comes up empty
Thursday, March 15, 2018
UNLV can once again lay claim to the nation's longest 3-point streak. Previous record holder Kentucky saw its run snapped on Thursday, as the Wildcats shot 0-of-6 from ...