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Santoro: Muss has solutions in search of problems

December 18, 2018 — Eric Musselman always needs something to worry about, tinker with and fix when it concerns his Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team. This week's subject is offense. "We've got to get better offensively," said Musselman after Saturday's 72-68 victory over South Dakota State at Lawlor

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Single-game seats for Nevada-Akron sold out

December 17, 2018 — RENO — The University of Nevada athletics department announced on Monday the fifth sellout of the season for the No. 6-ranked Wolf Pack men's basketball team. Single-game seating for Nevada's next home game — against Akron at 4 p.m. at Lawlor Events Center on Saturday

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MW rankings: Pack keeps lock on top spot

December 17, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack remained perfect last week and on top of this week's Nevada Appeal Mountain West men's basketball rankings. The Wolf Pack's defense keyed a 72-68 victory on Saturday at Lawlor Events Center against the high-scoring South Dakota State Jackrabbits to improve to

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Prep Roundup: Carson High’s Alex Wells wins title in Lovelock

December 17, 2018 — Alex Wells won the title at 160 pounds to lead the Carson High wrestling team at the Lovelock Mustang Invitational last weekend. Wells won by pin in the finals to take the title. David Remer also took second for the Senators. Carson finished eighth as

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Nevada rises to No. 6 in AP poll

December 17, 2018 — The University of Nevada men's basketball team moved up to No. 6 from No. 7 in this week's Associated Press poll. Nevada moved up to No. 6 after a 72-68 win over South Dakota State at home on Saturday. The top five teams in the

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Carson City’s Duong 2nd in Poomsae Taekwondo

December 17, 2018 — Grand Master Chi Duong is back in Carson City after a trip halfway around the world to compete in the Poomsae Taekwondo 2018 World Championships. He returned with a second Silver Medal and had to gut it out to claim it. Duong won four matches,

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Pack survives scare from South Dakota State

December 15, 2018 — RENO — The Nevada Wolf Pack was far from perfect Saturday night at Lawlor Events Center. But the end result was the same. The unbeaten Wolf Pack, playing its first home game in 26 days, survived a serious scare from the South Dakota State Jackrabbits,

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Joe Santoro: Caleb Martin says Pack fans ‘crazy’

December 13, 2018 — Caleb Martin says the Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball team is becoming the rock stars of college basketball. The unbeaten 10-0, No. 7-ranked Wolf Pack, it seems, can't go anywhere in public without meeting their fans. "I give a lot of credit to our fans

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Bishop Manogue tops short-handed Carson High wrestlers

December 13, 2018 — A short-handed Carson High wrestling team fell to Bishop Manogue, 51-30, on Wednesday. Carson didn't have wrestlers at 106, 113, 126, 132, 138 and 145 pounds. CHS won three of the six matches wrestled. Luis Mayoral (120), Alex Wells (160) and David Remer (220) all

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Drew out for the season

December 12, 2018 — RENO — University of Nevada senior guard Lindsey Drew had right hip surgery on Wednesday and will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season. Drew will redshirt and play his senior year in 2019-20 for the Wolf Pack. Drew is scheduled to have surgery on

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Reed downs CHS girls, boys basketball teams

December 12, 2018 — The Carson High boys and girls basketball teams lost to Reed on Tuesday. The CHS girls fell , 65-31, while the boys lost, 75-45. Lily Bouza scored 13 points and Abbey Golik added eight points for the Carson girls. "I thought we played them pretty

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Wave wins 3 individual wrestling titles

December 11, 2018 — Fallon's trio of returning state champs excelled on the mats in a weekend tournament in California. Seniors Sean McCormick and Ben Dooley, and junior Tommy McCormick each won their weight class in the Jimmy Hamada La Costa Canyon Wrestling Tournament in Carlsbad, Calif. The younger

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Fallon dominates state 3A football team

December 11, 2018 — Fallon's 3A state championship football team dominates the all-state selections conducted by the coaches. Greenwave coach Brooke Hill earned Coach of the Year for leading Fallon to its second state title since 2015. The Wave compiled a 12-0 overall record and was also perfect in

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Fallon stays unbeaten with win over Hug

December 11, 2018 — The Greenwave boys basketball team continued its perfect start with a dominating 74-41 win over Hug on Thursday at the Elmo Dericco Gym. Fallon (4-0) hosted Truckee on Tuesday for the league opener and hosts North Valleys on Saturday. Fallon jumped to a 22-7 lead

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Lady Wave comes back to defeat 4A Manogue

December 11, 2018 — The Lady Wave basketball team continued thriving on the 4A portion of its schedule last week. After going 2-1 in the season-opening tournament, Fallon took care of Bishop Manogue on Thursday in its first home game of the year at the Elmo Dericco Gymnasium. The

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Joe Santoro: Expectations for Pack ‘reaching absurdity’

December 11, 2018 — The Nevada Wolf Pack is no longer the biggest little secret in all of college basketball. "We have a target on our back," senior point guard Cody Martin said. That target is now also plastered on the Pack's chest, ankles, feet, legs, arms and head.

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10-0 Pack falls another spot in AP poll

December 10, 2018 — Kansas is back where it started the season. The preseason No. 1, the Jayhawks are again the top-ranked in The Associated Press Top 25 despite struggling to get past New Mexico State at home. Kansas received 57 first-place votes from a 65-person media panel in

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Prep Roundup: CHS basketball teams split, bowling unbeaten

December 10, 2018 — Joseph Summers had a huge game for the Carson High boys basketball team in its 74-59 win over Pacific Bay Christian at the Coach Wilson Memorial Tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Summers had 30 points, five assist and three steals for the Senators and also

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MW rankings: Nevada a perfect 10

December 10, 2018 — The Mountain West will be without one of its best players for at least a month. The Fresno State Bulldogs won a pair of games last week to climb a spot to No. 2 in this week's Nevada Appeal Mountain West men's basketball rankings but

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No. 6 Nevada rallies late to beat Grand Canyon 74-66

December 10, 2018 — PHOENIX — Nevada had a short turnaround against a scrappy team with a loud fan base, even in what was technically a neutral-site game. The Wolf Pack stumbled out of the gate, had a hard time finding enough of an offensive rhythm to pull away.

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