UNLV senior forward Shakur Juiston returns after averaging 14.6 points and 10.0 rebounds while shooting 63.9 percent last season. He was named second-team all-conference.
Tom Spousta and Mark Anderson discuss UNLV’s loss to Air Force, Tony Sanchez’s future with the team, and the upcoming UNLV Basketball season.
UNLV point guard Noah Robotham had the chance to accept a scholarship, but turned it down so that it could help with recruiting. He was one of the Rebels’ representatives at Mountain West basketball media day on Tuesday.
UNLV was picked sixth in the Mountain West media basketball poll, announced Tuesday at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. No Rebels were selected to the preseason all-conference team.
Sexual harassment allegations triggered an investigation of Eric Toliver, then-compliance director for UNLV’s athletic department, by an outside law firm earlier this year. Toliver quit Feb. 9 and hasn’t been heard from since.
UNLV’s Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua was one of the first two products of the NBA Global Academy to sign with American colleges. He was discovered while playing in Africa.
UNLV lost its starting backcourt from last season in Jordan Johnson and Jovan Mooring. Now, freshmen Trey Woodbury and Bryce Hamilton are trying to help fill those holes.
UNLV’s Noah Robotham, a Bishop Gorman graduate who sat out last season after transferring from Akron, practiced Friday knowing he would play in games. He is expected to start at point guard for the Rebels.
Dan Ayala was one of the founders of the informal basketball coaches’ breakfast held in conjunction with summertime horse racing meetings in Del Mar, California. The former Lady Rebels coach died Monday at age 82.