Bracket projection: UNLV
Dave Rice has the runnin' back in the Rebels
The Runnin' Rebels did not finish the year as well as it began, especially after a signature non-conference win over North Carolina. UNLV was a pedestrian 5-5 at the tail end of its schedule and was bounced in the Mountain West semifinals -- at home -- by New Mexico. One NCAA win is probably their limit.
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