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Wade’s dream game throttles Rebels

If Lorrenzo Wade could have come up with his dream scenario for his return home for the last time as a collegian, it might look something like this:

Top-seeded BYU eludes Air Force

Top-seeded Brigham Young avoided calamity Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament.

Rebels sidelined in a hurry

Even on one of senior guard Wink Adams’ best days, UNLV was rocked with the worst possible result.

Home court remains advantage

Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few was asked Sunday night about what it meant for the West Coast Conference to move its postseason tournament off a participating school’s home floor to the neutral setting of the Orleans Arena.

Ewing: Vegas where it’s at

A special feeling overcomes Wyoming senior Brandon Ewing every time he visits Las Vegas. He senses energy and excitement.

Ninth-seeded Air Force upends Colorado State in MWC opener

Four players scored in double digits to give Air Force its first conference win of the year as it beat Colorado State 71-67 on Wednesday in the opening round of the Mountain West Conference Tournament at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Rebels shift to survival mode

Before their senior season, Wink Adams and Rene Rougeau envisioned a script for UNLV to follow.

Formula supports Utah’s Nevill as Player of Year

It took four years for Utah center Luke Nevill to quiet the criticism that he was a 7-foot-2-inch, 265-pound underachiever. He stood head and shoulders above the crowd but seldom was a standout as he made progress seemingly at the pace of his lumbering stride.

Smith rewards Olivier’s scrutiny

Jamie Smith is the basketball player that has undoubtedly kept college coaches up late visualizing all the rebounds and instinctive plays and clutch shots they might have owned had they just looked harder at those darn highlight tapes.