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Reno by any other name

Thu, Jun 21, 2012 (11:19 a.m.)

Las Vegas Sun sports reporters Ray Brewer, Case Keefer and Taylor Bern argue about the monikers Nevada-Reno vs. UNR and discuss what UNLV's most recent basketball addition, Savon Goodman, means for a suddenly stacked roster in 2012-13.

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  1. I'm with Ray on the UNR thing. UNLV is UNLV and UNR is UNR, not Nevada. I'm ok calling them Nevada State if they want, similar to like Oregon and Oregon St. or just Reno, like San Diego or Tulsa.

    Ray, you're crazy if you'll take Desean-Jones over Hawkins. Hawkins has the handles, he's more like a give first type of PG, and is still somewhat capable of hitting some outside shots. The great thing this season though is if he misses, we have a MUCH greater chance to get the offensive board. Think of Rondo.

    On Moser's outside shot and his legs towards the end of the season, he didn't have a whole lot of help with rebounds. When he went off when he had the flu, that was his final burst of energy left in the tank. Everything was on him to get the boards, cause Massamba, Lopez, and Thomas weren't getting it done. If the team had the instinct and will to get the boards like he did earlier in the season, a couple more games could have been won. This next season, Moser shouldn't be stuck in that situation and have much more help.

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