Khem Birch decided to leave UNLV and declare for the NBA Draft. There’s a question if he’ll get drafted, but no question it’s a big loss for the Rebels.
After several weeks of what he called “careful consideration,” Khem Birch made a curious call. UNLV needed him, and the NBA was not asking for him, but the junior forward took the jump anyway.
A couple of years ago, Patrick McCaw was stuck with a nickname because he seemed to strike a resemblance to an NBA shooting star, Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors.
Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is back home after spending 10 days in a Las Vegas hospital following a heart attack.
UNLV received a signed letter of intent Thursday from Findlay Prep shooting guard Rashad Vaughn, a McDonald’s All-American and the highest-ranked player in coach Dave Rice’s recruiting class.
UNLV head coach Dave Rice announced the hiring of Ryan Miller as a Rebels assistant basketball coach on Wednesday, filling the vacancy created when Heath Schroyer accepted the head coaching job at Tennessee-Martin.
Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is up and moving around at Valley Hospital and could go home this weekend after suffering a heart attack and contracting pneumonia.
In a month, Cody Doolin will walk in graduation ceremonies at the University of San Francisco, depart with his degree in finance and transition to the next phase of his life.
Bryce Dejean-Jones, UNLV’s leading scorer this season, announced he is transferring to Iowa State for his final year of eligibility.
Money was not what mattered most to Dave Rice when he resisted the temptation to leave UNLV. The details in his proposed new contract spell that out in black and white.