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  1. UNLV Rebels' Chace Stanback pleads guilty, suspended season opene...

    Diamond Leung

    UNLV senior forward Chace Stanback has been suspended for the season opener after pleading guilty Thursday to driving under the influence of marijuana.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  2. Bracket reveal: 76 Classic

    Diamond Leung

    Tournament bracket for the 76 Classic When and where: Nov. 24-25, 27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Initial thoughts: Lon Kruger gets an opportunity to win a 76 Classic championship for a second straight year, but it'll be ...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  3. Larry Johnson bitter about coaching snub

    Diamond Leung

    UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian brought in two junior college transfers for the 1989-90 season that resulted in a national championship. One of those players was Larry Johnson, the former McDonald's All-American who helped lead the Rebels to the title....

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  4. Lon Kruger has Toby Keith's support

    Diamond Leung

    Country music star Toby Keith is a big-time Oklahoma fan. He performed at a game last season in honor of the late Wayman Tisdale and is a fixture at games. He's also a fan of the hiring of Lon Kruger, according to the Tulsa World. "Looove Lon Kr...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  5. Chace Stanback case will test Dave Rice

    Diamond Leung

    There's plenty of offseason left before Dave Rice makes his head coaching debut, but he will be tested even before the season tips off. Chace Stanback, the Rebels' top scorer and rebounder from last season, was arrested for allegedly driving under...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  6. Lon Kruger is courting Oklahoma fans

    Diamond Leung

    New Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger wants to energize the fan base and has been trying everything from emailing with fans to visiting with fraternities and sororities. When the school asked their fans last month to email their thoughts on the program to...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  7. UNLV names four head coaching finalists

    Diamond Leung

    Naturally, the Wynn placed odds on who would become the next UNLV coach after Lon Kruger left for Oklahoma. Coaches from Bruce Pearl to Shaka Smart to Jerry Tarkanian were listed as possibilities, with Tark's return at 25,000 to 1. The Wynn will n...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  8. UNLV confident going into San Diego State

    Diamond Leung

    UNLV might have gotten beaten up badly at home by BYU last week, but that hasn't taken away the Rebels' swagger. "We just got to do a good job of having all five guys... moving around, talking, yelling at each other, having that fire in our eyes, ...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  9. Jimmer Fredette noticed pregame chatter

    Diamond Leung

    BYU's Jimmer Fredette apparently didn't take kindly to UNLV guard Tre'Von Willis' choice of adverbs. After hearing that Willis had referred to him as "supposedly" the Mountain West Conference's best player, Fredette went out and proved it yet agai...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  10. Lon Kruger is perfect from the line

    Diamond Leung

    UNLV coach Lon Kruger underwent sextuple bypass heart surgery in 2007, and so his participation in the Shots from the Heart free throw-shooting tournament for coaches to raise awareness for the fight against heart disease is meaningful. Kruger del...

    Blog | December 08, 2010
  11. Runnin' Rebels Chace down the Racers

    Diamond Leung

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Despite the way Chace Stanback has burst into the headlines as UNLV's go-to player, it certainly didn't happen overnight. Last season, in his first year of action with the Rebels, the 6-foot-8 forward started and contributed to ...

    Blog | November 27, 2010
  12. Tre'Von Willis to return after one more game

    Diamond Leung

    UNLV guard Tre'Von Willis will remain on suspension for one more game before returning for next week's contest against Wisconsin, Rebels coach Lon Kruger announced Saturday. Willis, the team's leading scorer last season, had been suspended for the t...

    Blog | November 13, 2010
  13. Lon Kruger's son takes parting shot at BYU

    Diamond Leung

    Mountain West Conference commissioner Craig Thompson released a statement yesterday regarding BYU leaving for the WCC, and it consisted of 99 words. "BYU" wasn't one of them. As fond farewells go, this won't be one of them. And as BYU play-by-p...

    Blog | September 01, 2010