Despite closing the regular season with four straight losses, UNLV claimed a berth in the Mountain West baseball tournament by virtue of San Jose State’s 8-2 loss at Air Force.
The 6-foot-2-inch guard announced Saturday that he had chosen the Rebels over Gonzaga and Oregon. He averaged 19.7 points last season for South Dakota State.
The Rebels have timing working in their favor for their nonconference games, with a chance to pick up some nice victories that otherwise might be more difficult to achieve.
Doug Brumfield completed 61.2 percent of his passes last season for 3,112 yards and 20 touchdowns with 12 interceptions. He also rushed for 207 yards and a touchdown.