More than 800 college basketball players are transferring, according to ESPN.com. Coaches who came to Las Vegas to take part in Coaches vs. Cancer don’t know how to solve the problem.
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In less than a month, UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies has added eight players to the four already on the roster. His work isn’t done, but the Rebels have a good idea of what kind of lineup they will take into the season.
Carlos Johnson, a 6-foot-4-inch forward at Findlay Prep who previously committed to UNLV, will play basketball at Washington. He also considered Boise State and Oregon State.
Former UNLV standouts Stephen Zimmerman Jr. and Patrick McCaw could go late in the first round of the NBA Draft or drop into the second round, depending on which mock draft you believe.
UNLV added three more players to its basketball roster Wednesday, picking up commitments from Uche Ofoegbu, Jordan Johnson and Djordjije Sljivancanin.
UNLV basketball head coach Marvin Menzies and his assistant coaches Andre Lafleur, Rob Jeter and Eric Brown held a meet and greet with UNLV fans at Born and Raised in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
New UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies is getting little sleep these days in his effort to build back up a decimated roster. He has the reputation nationally as a top recruiter.
Former UNLV forward Stephen Zimmerman Jr. has been one of the top objects of attention at the NBA Draft combine at the Quest Sports Complex in Chicago, having interviewed with 14 teams.
Former UNLV assistant coach Stacey Augmon, who helped lead the Rebels to the NCAA basketball championship in 1990, did not provide specifics during an interview at the NBA Draft Combine.
Just like when he signed at UNLV as a three-star prospect who was lightly recruited, Patrick McCaw went into the NBA Draft process largely overlooked.
Zion Morgan, a 6-foot-4-inch guard from Chicago’s Kenwood Academy, committed to the UNLV basketball team Thursday. He averaged 14.7 points, 5.0 assists and 2.2 steals last season.
Ben Coupet, a 6-foot 7-inch forward from Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy, signs letter of intent to play basketball at UNLV.
Ben Coupet, a 6-foot 7-inch forward from Chicago, is taking an official visit to UNLV on Friday.
Big-screen TVs showed the Cleveland Cavaliers demolishing the Atlanta Hawks, but few were watching Wednesday night. Most of the people crowded into the sports bar were there to see former UNLV coach Lon Kruger and his ex-aide and current Rebels coach, Marvin Menzies.
New UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies hired Rob Jeter, who most recently coached Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Long Beach State assistant Eric Brown to complete his coaching staff.
Ben Carter announced Wednesday on Twitter he will transfer from UNLV to play basketball at Michigan State. The 6-foot-9-inch forward from Bishop Gorman High School is a graduate transfer who will be eligible to play immediately.
Jaylan Ballou, a 6-foot point guard from St. Paul High School in Santa Fe Springs, California, has committed to UNLV. He averaged about 17 points and nine assists per game last season.
UNLV has its big man, and Cheickna Dembele’s high school coach said the Rebels are getting a good one. He was being recruited by Michigan State and Syracuse and had a trip planned to Missouri.
Former UNLV basketball player Jordan Cornish reopened his recruiting Friday after decommitting to California.
Coppin State transfer Christian Kessee, who went to Valley High School, would like to play basketball for UNLV. But he is waiting to see how much interest new coach Marvin Menzies has in him.
Max Good,the special assistant to the head coach at UNLV the past two seasons, was named the new basketball coach at Pratt (Kansas) Community College.
The 6-foot 6-inch guard from Ranger (Texas) College picked the Rebels over Houston and Texas-El Paso. He visited all three schools, and will have three seasons of eligibility at UNLV.
New UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies picked up his first new player when 6-foot-6-inch junior college guard Kris Clyburn signed a letter of intent Tuesday.
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