With less than two weeks before the Rebels open their second season under Tony Sanchez, it remains undecided who will assume the starter’s role at the most critical position when Jackson State visits Sam Boyd Stadium on Sept. 1.
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Former UNLV basketball player Daquan Cook has transferred to Prairie View A&M. He played 55 games for the Rebels, but off-court issues led to a lengthy suspension and eventual dismissal.
UNLV’s basketball team went on a six-hour trip on a catamaran on Friday in a team-bonding exercise. The Rebels leave the Bahamas on Saturday after a weeklong visit that included three exhibition games.
Junior quarterbacks Johnny Stanton and Kurt Palandech continue to be locked in a tight two-man race for the starting job after they each threw costly interceptions.
UNLV learned a lot about itself over the past three weeks. But some questions still need to be answered when the Rebels begin practice in earnest in late September.
Jalen Poyser scored 28 points to lead UNLV to a 102-87 exhibition victory Thursday over the Providence Storm at Sir Kendal Isaacs Gym.
A trip to Hawaii and a tournament at T-Mobile Arena highlight the UNLV 2016-17 women’s basketball schedule, which was released Thursday.
Tiki Bikini Hut at Nassau’s Junkanoo Beach is listed as one of the top places to visit. It has the music and the drinks, not to mention the white sandy beach and green and blue Caribbean waters.
China presented Nassau, Bahamas, with the $30 million Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, but some locals wonder what the Chinese want in return. It’s a good question.
The Runnin’ Rebels Club provided about $100,000 in funding to allow UNLV’s basketball team to travel to the Bahamas. UNLV also received 10 practices before the trip, giving the Rebels an important head start.
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