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Rice: The time is now

“I think we have the pieces in place to have a breakout season,” UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice says. “This is UNLV, and I believe that we need to be relevant in March, and we will be relevant in March.”
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D owner would win $1M if Michigan State wins NCAA tourney

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Grant Dressler went from being a role player as a junior to the Panthers’ leading scorer this past season, and the 6-foot-7-inch late bloomer now is in line to continue his playing career at the next level. He is being recruited by Sacramento State, American, Eastern Washington and Maine.

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