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Mountain West tests UNLV’s versatility

An accepted premise: The toughest thing about competing in the Mountain West for basketball is the travel. The second toughest thing: Preparing for such a variety of offenses.

Rebels crush San Jose State behind Smith’s double-double

Roscoe Smith did more than enough Wednesday night, totaling 12 points and 15 rebounds as UNLV led wire to wire in a 70-46 victory over San Jose State, the only winless team remaining in Mountain West play.

UNLV’s Rice learning the ‘whatever works’ strategy

Like the lunatic fan everyone despises but tolerates because the home team wins when he attends the party or the nutcase who retires to his basement to create more good luck for his favorite side, UNLV should immediately enroll in a local hotel’s rewards program.

Rebels roll over Utah State to end home losing skid

Deville Smith scored 18 points, and Roscoe Smith totaled 13 points and 14 rebounds to carry UNLV to a 62-42 victory over Utah State at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Rebels’ 10-0 run to end first half proves pivotal against Utah State

About three minutes remained in the first half of the UNLV-Utah State basketball game Wednesday night at the Thomas & Mack Center. The score was tied at 24. And given what has happened to the Rebels at times this season, it was easy to expect the worst from them.

Rice shakes up Rebels’ home routine

It’s difficult for UNLV coach Dave Rice to pinpoint what has bothered his basketball team on its home floor. Still, he might have the answer.

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