New UNLV basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger unknowingly began his career as a 15-year-old in Milwaukee. He created an AAU team after failing to make the two that existed in the Wisconsin city.
UNLV officially announced Friday the hiring of its three assistant basketball coaches — Tim Buckley, Kevin Kruger and DeMarlo Slocum.
Former UNLV point guard Kevin Kruger is returning to the program as an assistant coach, and guards Amauri Hardy and Bryce Hamilton and forward Nick Blair will remain with the team.
Arkansas has hired UNR’s Eric Musselman as its next men’s basketball coach.
UNLV basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger hinted that the seven Rebels players in the NCAA transfer portal might be close to deciding whether to stay with the Rebels or transfer to another school.
Nike paid $15,000 over three separate transactions to former UNLV basketball player Brandon McCoy’s guardian, Shaun Manning, according to documents that defense attorney Michael Avenatti tweeted Saturday.
Jonah Antonio, a 6-foot-5-inch guard who played at a junior college this season, announced on Twitter that he had chosen the Rebels. He averaged 11.6 points and 4.5 rebounds this season.
Larry Johnson, who starred on two Final Four teams at UNLV, will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
UNLV used Fogler Consulting to help with background checks and in other ways when looking for a men’s basketball coach. The Rebels hired T.J. Otzelberger on Wednesday.