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Nevada Wolf Pack saves its worst for last, says Joe Santoro

March 21, 2019 — Sports fodder … The Nevada Wolf Pack, it turns out, saved its worst for last this season. The Pack picked the most unfortunate time for its first two-game losing streak of the season, losing to San Diego State last Friday in the Mountain West tournament

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No. 7 Nevada Wolf Pack can’t rally against No. 10 Florida in NCAA Tournament

March 21, 2019 — DES MOINES, Iowa — Florida nearly squandered a double-digit lead before finally stopping a Nevada comeback and pulling off a 70-61 upset in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Kevarrius Hayes scored 16 points, Jalen Hudson added 15 and the 10th-seeded Gators won their

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Joe Santoro: Pack has last chance to prove itself

March 19, 2019 — The Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team has never been as vulnerable and wounded heading into a NCAA tournament as it is right now. "The last six minutes of our last game was some of the worst basketball we've played all year," senior Caleb Martin

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Pack to face Florida in NCAA first round

March 17, 2019 — The Nevada Wolf Pack are the No. 7 seed in the West region of the NCAA Tournament. The Wolf Pack, 29-4, and co-Mountain West regular season champions will take on the No. 10 seed Florida Gators (19-15 on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa. No. 2

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Roger Diez: Penske having outstanding racing season so far

March 16, 2019 — Roger Penske has to be loving the 2019 racing season so far. Two of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup drivers, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, have already won a race and are locked into the playoffs. Last Sunday at Phoenix, his third Cup driver, Ryan

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Aztecs bounce Pack out of MW tourney

March 15, 2019 — LAS VEGAS — Devin Watson had 20 points and five assists and San Diego State held No. 14 Nevada scoreless for nearly seven minutes late in the Aztecs' 65-56 victory Friday night in the Mountain West Conference semifinals. Jalen McDaniels added 12 points and 10

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UNLV fires Menzies after 3 seasons

March 15, 2019 — LAS VEGAS — Marvin Menzies took over a UNLV program in disarray and made some headway, luring some of the nation's top recruits to the desert. When he couldn't win consistently enough or energize the fan base of a once-proud program, the school decided to

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Nevada Wolf Pack-Purdue football game moved

March 14, 2019 — RENO — The Nevada football team's season opener against Purdue has been moved to Aug. 30, according to a media release. The matchup had previously been announced for Aug. 31 but has now moved up a day entering the Labor Day weekend. Kickoff time and

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Joe Santoro: It won’t come easy for Pack

March 14, 2019 — The Nevada Wolf Pack reminded us once again on Thursday no tournament game, be it in the Mountain West or the NCAA, is going to be easy. The Pack fell behind the Boise State Broncos 27-12 about 13 minutes into Thursday's Mountain West tournament opener

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Pack fends off Boise; faces SDSU next

March 14, 2019 — LAS VEGAS — Nevada got an early scare in the Mountain West Conference quarterfinals. After trailing Boise State by 15 points in the first half, the Wolf Pack slowly responded. And not until the final minute of the game — did they feel comfortable. Jazz

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Hanging from the rafters

March 13, 2019 — Before halftime of last month's Nevada-UNLV basketball game, former Wolf Pack great Nick Fazekas said he was a little nervous about walking out on the floor with his young son and family. Those feelings quickly dissipated when the announcer introduced the gentle giant who played

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Joe Santoro: Pack finally has time it’s been waiting for

March 12, 2019 — The real Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball season is finally here. The drudgery is over. The tiresome, laborious, menial, no-win contests against overwhelmed, over-hyped and undermanned opponents have been disposed of. The five months of grueling basic training at Camp Pressure Pack under unforgiving coach

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Nevada Wolf Pack moves up in both polls

March 11, 2019 — The 28-3 University of Nevada men's basketball team moved up three spots in the Associated Press poll to No. 14 and is up one spot to No. 17 in the USA Today Coaches polls released on Monday. The Wolf Pack has appeared in the last

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MW rankings: ‘Mission accomplished’ for Pack

March 11, 2019 — The Mountain West played 99 men's basketball conference games this season from Jan. 2 through last Saturday night to get to a conclusion that everyone expected all along. The Nevada Wolf Pack is the No. 1 seed in this week's Mountain West tournament in Las

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Epic Rides Off Road to be held June 28-30

March 11, 2019 — It is a snow job — the Epic Rides Carson City Off Road mountain bike series event is being pushed back to the end of June this year. The event will be held two weeks later than originally schedule and this year's races will be

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No. 17 Nevada Wolf Pack claim share of 3rd straight Mountain West championship

March 10, 2019 — The Nevada Wolf Pack won a share of the Mountain West regular season championship, completed a perfect home season and honored seven seniors Saturday night at Lawlor Events Center. The No. 17 Wolf Pack whipped the San Diego State Aztecs 81-53 in front of an

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Roger Diez: Phoenix dogleg will challenge racers

March 9, 2019 — We're now three races into the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season, and there have been three winners: Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski, and Joey Logano. Two of the three are Team Penske drivers and one is from the Joe Gibbs Racing stable. All three are

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Joe Santoro: Should Muss stay with Nevada?

March 7, 2019 — The Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball program will honor seven seniors (Cody and Caleb Martin, Jordan Caroline, Tre'Shawn Thurman, Corey Henson, David Cunningham and Trey Porter) on Saturday who will be playing their final game at Lawlor. But in the back of everyone's mind is

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Senior Night: Parting is such sweet sorrow

March 6, 2019 — The greatest senior class in the history of Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball is going to play its final game at Lawlor Events Center on Saturday night. Shed a tear, Wolf Pack fans. Cry your eyes out. Wipe your eyes and shed some more tears.

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Johnson scores 27 as No. 17 Nevada beats Air Force 90-79

March 6, 2019 — AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — A bounce-back performance by Nevada was set to the swishing sound of Jazz. The junior guard hit all the right notes. Jazz Johnson scored a career-high 27 points and made seven of his team's 13 shots from 3-point range in

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