The university is negotiating for a new shoe and apparel contract to replace the one with Nike that expires May 31. Nike had an exclusive negotiating window that ended April 1.
The 6-foot-11-inch sophomore forward started 22 games and averaged 6.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots last season for the Rebels.
The 6-foot-2-inch guard played for UNLV coach T.J. Otzelberger the past two seasons at South Dakota State. He began a two-day official visit to UNLV on Saturday.