Isaac Lindsey, a guard from Mineral Point (Wisconsin) High School, committed to play basketball for UNLV. He is the second member of the Rebels’ 2020 class.
Nearly half in a recent survey said their schools were not following NCAA-directed guidance that calls for medical staff to make decisions independent of coaches and administrators.
The former Durango High standout, a four-star recruit who played the 2018-19 prep season in Los Angeles, is the first player in the 2020 class to commit to the Rebels.
The Mountain West released the 2019-20 men’s basketball conference schedule Thursday. No game times were announced, and dates are subject to change based on TV coverage.
The Rebels will play five teams that qualified for the postseason, including three defending conference champions. They open the season Nov. 5 against Purdue Fort Wayne.
The NCAA voted Wednesday to move the 3-point line to the international distance of 22 feet, 1¾ inches beginning in the 2019-20 season. It had been 20 feet, 9 inches since 2008.
The Rebels’ first-year basketball coach hasn’t won any games yet at the school, but he’s winning over fans of all ages by promoting the team across the Las Vegas Valley.
Ntambwe averaged 11.8 points and 5.5 rebounds as a freshman last season.
Marvin Coleman, who walked on last basketball season, was put on scholarship by UNLV. That is the Rebels’ last available scholarship.
The current Nebraska basketball coach promoted Otzelberger to associate head coach when he was named head coach at his alma mater, Iowa State, in 2010.