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Mark Wade: ‘Hey Reb’ Too Closely Resembles The Mississippi Mascot (Col. Reb)

Former UNLV Basketball Great, Mark Wade appeared on The Press Box Morning Show with Ed and Clay and discussed the recent removal of the statue for team mascot, “Hey Reb” and how the decade-long question of using the term “Rebels” negatively gave tribute to the Confederacy of the segregated South in the Civil War.  The conversation began with how looking deeper at UNLV’s mascot proved to be an interesting journey of uncovering the past.

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02/06 The TJ Otzelberger Radio Show

The TJ Otzelberger Radio Show – 06 Feb 2020
Steve Cofield, Curtis Terry and Jon Sandler join UNLV Head Basketball Coach TJ Otzelberger live from Bailiwick inside the Orleans Casino.

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UNLV Football Hires Marcus Arroyo “He Has The Energy And Enthusiasm Necessary” Mark Anderson Int.

The UNLV Football Coaching Search has finally found it’s man – Marcus Arroyo. It was officially announced early Wednesday morning, as the Rebels named Oregon’s Offensive Coordinator and Tight Ends Coach to become the Rebels 12th all-time Football Head Coach, to a perceived 5 year contract.   At age 39, Arroyo has an established background at high level collegiate programs (Cal, Oklahoma State and Oregon) as well as the NFL, when he was an interim Offensive Coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2014.

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Kathy Olivier is hoping to surprise the Mountain West with a young team

UNLV Lady Rebel head coach Kathy Olivier joined Technically Correct with Tyler Bischoff ahead of their season opener on Saturday.
The Lady Rebels have seven freshman on the roster this season and were picked to finish 7th in the Mountain West. Olivier wasn’t happy with it.
Plus Kathy Olivier and T.J. Otzelberger need to work on their handshakes.

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