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    Top Seven Moments of the First Half

    By Mike Grimala

    At the midway point of UNLV’s 2014-15 season, we’re counting down the most outstanding games and performances from an already memorable campaign.

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    Seven Rebels Games to Watch in 2014-15

    By Mike Grimala

    The 2014-15 season is almost upon us, with just four days until the opener against Morehead State on Friday at the Thomas & Mack Center. And while UNLV players and coaches have said they’re singularly focused on Morehead State and not looking ahead to the rest of the schedule, this site is under no such […]

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    Top Seven Khem Birch Performances

    By Mike Grimala

    Khem Birch may not have been at UNLV for very long, but the big man from Montreal put up his share of outstanding performances in his one-and-a-half seasons in the desert. Now that he’s moving on, let’s attempt to rank Birch’s best games as a Rebel: 1. March 8, 2014 at Nevada-Reno (L, 76-72) Stats: 15 points, 22 […]

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    The Top Seven Rebels in the Pros

    By Sean DeFrank

    Cleveland Cavaliers forward Anthony Bennett, the No. 1 overall NBA draft pick in 2013, is struggling mightily in his rookie season after leaving UNLV following his freshman year. But at just 20 years old, he still has plenty of time to bloom into a productive professional. Here are the top former Rebels who have shined […]

  • Top Seven Shot Blockers in UNLV History

    By Sean DeFrank

    Offense sells tickets, but these rim protectors did the dirty work for UNLV. Our look at the best shot blockers in Rebels history.

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    Top Seven Freshmen in Rebel History

    By Sean DeFrank

    UNLV has had freshmen make an immediate impact on the basketball court prior to this season, but there's never been a group with the potential of this year's class. The 2012-13 Rebels' roster includes three highly recruited freshmen in Anthony Bennett, Katin Reinhardt and Savon Goodman (as well as redshirts Daquan Cook and Demetris Morant), players expected to be key contributors in their first season. But who have been the best freshmen to wear a Rebel uniform?

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    Top Seven Blue-Collar Heroes in Rebel History

    By Sean DeFrank

    They're not necessarily the guys who gain the headlines, but their presence on the court is essential to their team's success. They are the blue-collar heroes—the players whose worth isn't necessarily measured by statistics, but instead by their inspirational playing style, their physicality and their willingness to sacrifice personal glory (and their body) for the team. Here we take a look at the seven Rebels who exemplified those working-class virtues.

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    Top Seven Passers in Rebel History

    By Sean DeFrank

    UNLV has had a lot of players who could put the ball in the basket. But more often than not, someone had to get them the ball in the right spot, at the right time to put the points on the scoreboard. Here we salute the Rebels who took as much pride in making the perfect pass as they did in scoring:

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    Top Seven Dunkers in Rebel History

    By Sean DeFrank

    Everyone knows the Rebels run. And that running had led to a lot of fast-break opportunities. And those fast-break opportunities have led to a lot of dunks. But who exactly are the most prestigious dunkers in UNLV's history? The list might not be as obvious as you think. Limiting the number to sevenmeans no Larry Johnson, no Anderson Hunt, no Keon Clark. Blasphemy, you say? Well, here's the rundown:

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    Top Seven Upsets in Rebel History

    There weren't many upsets pulled off by the Rebels in their glory years—after all, they were usually favored to beat their opponents. But in the wake of UNLV's defeat of top-ranked North Carolina last weekend, here are the top seven upsets in the history of the program:1. UNLV 121, San Francisco 95 March 12, 1977