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The Rebel Room

Never can get enough UNLV analysis and chatter? Then this is the stop for you. Join the Sun sports staff in The Rebel Room for your fix.

TJO-cast
Mon, Apr 1, 2019 (2 p.m.)
Ray Brewer, Mike Grimala and Case Keefer discuss UNLV's hire of T.J. Otzelberger. What are the expectations? What players can he realistically keep? Will he jump to another job at the first sign of success? All those topics and more are covered.

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Search Party
Tue, Mar 26, 2019 (1:15 p.m.)
Mike Grimala, Ray Brewer and Case Keefer take on the UNLV coaching search, going through many of the candidates and rumored names and describing their preferred archetype.

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Tournament time
Mon, Mar 11, 2019 (1:38 p.m.)
Ray Brewer, Mike Grimala and Case Keefer prep for the Mountain West Conference tournament by breaking down what UNLV's first-round matchup against San Diego State on Thursday means for the program in the long-term. That includes forays into Marvin Menzies' job security, Kris Clyburn's development and boosters' influence.

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Rumors and expectations
Mon, Feb 25, 2019 (5 p.m.)
Ray Brewer, Mike Grimala and Case Keefer talk their way through a tumultuous time in UNLV basketball and mix in a little football chatter with spring practice under way.

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Junk defenses
Mon, Feb 11, 2019 (12:18 p.m.)
The Rebels have lost four of their last five games, but it's a mostly positive version of the Rebel Room on this episode. Mike Grimala, Ray Brewer and Case Keefer discuss Marvin Menzies' decision to switch back exclusively to a man-to-man defense and how long of a run is realistic to expect UNLV to make in the conference tournament.

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Next year, again
Mon, Feb 4, 2019 (12:33 p.m.)
Ray Brewer, Mike Grimala and Case Keefer discuss how much UNLV should be pointing its eyes to the future after losing three straight games by exactly 17 points. Will anything change if the Rebels' struggles continue this week against Boise State and Fresno State?

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Name on the front of the jersey
Mon, Jan 28, 2019 (11:48 a.m.)
Round and round we go on the Rebel rollercoaster. UNLV has shown plenty of reasons for optimism in a long span since our last episode, but a blowout loss at San Diego State cut into the enthusiasm. Ray Brewer and Mike Grimala discuss where the Rebels currently stand, and what to expect over the next week.

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Big win, big injury
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 (5:02 p.m.)
Ray Brewer, Mike Grimala and Case Keefer assess where UNLV basketball stands after a last-second victory over BYU that saw it playing without Shakur Juiston. They also briefly touch on football recruiting before National Signing Day.

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Robotham Report
Mon, Dec 10, 2018 (12:12 p.m.)
Should UNLV bench Noah Robotham? How long will his three-point shooting slump continue? Mike Grimala and Case Keefer discuss the polarizing point guard after dissecting other parts of the roster and the Rebels' three-game losing streak.

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Victories
Tue, Nov 27, 2018 (11:22 a.m.)
Ray Brewer, Mike Grimala and Case Keefer dip in both football and basketball off of UNLV's best week of the year. The Rebels are rolling in basketball going into a potentially massive showdown with Cincinnati, and enlivened by upsetting UNR to win back the Fremont Cannon in football.

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