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Making The Rounds: 4th Of July Edition

Here are a ton of links to enjoy in between blowing up fireworks and grilling, so enjoy!

Developers continue push for UNLV stadium, retail district - Las Vegas Sun
Skeptics will question the wisdom of building a massive entertainment-driven enclave in the heart of the recession-ravaged Las Vegas Valley, but Los Angeles developer Ed Roski Jr. and his Las Vegas point man, Craig Cavileer, are moving ahead with plans for a proposed UNLV stadium-arena, student housing and retail complex. The effort continues despite the recent legislative failure of a plan that could have helped finance the project or two competing proposals.

UNLV receives first commitment for class of 2013 from 6-foot-8 Christian Wood - Las Vegas Sun
Dave Rice’s UNLV basketball coaching staff on Friday secured is first commitment for the 2013 recruiting class. The commitment comes from Christian Wood, a 6-foot-8 wing from Palmdale, Calif.

Wyoming Can Make Some Bold Offensive Improvements in 2011 - Cowboy Altitude
The Wyoming Cowboy offense has not been impressive the past two years. Things could certainly change here in 2011 with new OC Gregg Brandon and several new playmakers.

Larry Shyatt And Wyoming Get Risky: Going "All In" - Cowboy Altitude
There was plenty of risk by the University of Wyoming and Larry Shyatt when he was hired back as the head basketball coach. Those risks seem have produced great rewards so far.

Rebel Reign - The source for UNLV Basketball: Nicknames, Schedule Addition, Link to Hutson Interview, Rebel Legends Party

The Upset: Transition Outlook: Boise State Broncos - The Broncos posted the most wins in all of college football last decade and have risen from FCS call-up to national power. What scenarios could play out for the boys in blue as they move to the Mountain West?

Chris Petersen: A history of risk-taking - One Bronco Nation Under God - Four ways that Coach Pete has made bold moves and how they have paid off for the Broncos.

Boise State finishes 83rd in Directors' Cup standings; tops in WAC, but sixth in Mountain West | - Fairchild inks All-American linebacker

Eagle High's Mangum, Boise State commitment Patti invited to final Elite 11 quarterback competition |

Flying is not cheap: Boise State football's 2011 charter flights cost more than $512,000 |

Future Broncos Lead Australia to Next Round in FIBA U-19 World Championships - 2011 Boise State Preview
America, what does Boise State have to do to get your love? Year after year the Broncos come up with dominant campaigns, and yet last season everyone couldn't wait for the one slip needed to get them out of the national title hunt. Will the move to the Mountain West finally bring some much-deserved respect? Check out the 2011 CFN Boise State Preview.

SDSU not ducking anyone in 2011-12 basketball schedule -

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