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Frigid night in Colorado leaves UNLV even colder

If you snapped a picture outside, it would have been one of ice. Of snow. Of slush. Of the sort of air that burns your lungs with each inhale. Of the biting cold Robert Frost wrote about so brilliantly.

Rebels blown out by Colorado State

Always honest in his assessment of UNLV’s performance, junior forward Khem Birch offered a quick response to a question about the team’s defensive effort. “I would give it an ‘F.’ We didn’t come to play at all,” Birch said.

This just in: UNLV’s Bennett not worst first-round pick ever

It has been a good week, sort of, for Anthony Bennett, the former UNLV basketball whiz and much-maligned top overall pick in the most recent NBA draft. For starters, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey called Royce White the worst NBA first-round draft pick ever. Not Bennett.

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Miller steps up her attack as Lady Rebels’ leader

As a freshman reserve, UNLV shooting guard Danielle Miller’s role was to be a defensive stopper. As a sophomore starter, she was expected to help carry the scoring load for the Lady Rebels. This season, Miller is being counted on as a stopper, scorer and leader.

Calvary Chapel clamps down on Mountain View

Calvary Chapel boys basketball coach Doug Lee has heard observers compliment his team’s defensive effort. On Monday night, the Lions showcased their defensive abilities against Mountain View.

Broncos blow late lead over Rebels

There was a collective stunned look from Boise State’s players as they exited the court at the Thomas &Mack Center on Saturday.

Lady Rebels handed worst loss of season, 79-49

The UNLV women’s basketball team suffered its worst loss of the season Saturday, falling to Boise State 79-49 in a Mountain West game at Boise, Idaho.

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.

Freshman shoulders load for Centennial

Many basketball teams couldn’t recover if their second-leading scorer was held without a field goal. It didn’t bother Centennial’s boys Friday night.

Departing Stern’s legacy: ‘real friend of Las Vegas’

David Stern’s 30-year reign as NBA commissioner ended Friday, and among his numerous accomplishments was incorporating Las Vegas into the league’s ventures despite his anti-gambling stance.

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