UNLV picked up the first member of its 2019 basketball recruiting class when three-star point guard Ethan Anderson committed Sunday. He also had offers from two Pac-12 Conference schools and Mountain West member Boise State.
UNLV senior Shakur Juiston was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court, which recognizes academic achievement.
Ike Nwamu got to do something this week not many people get to do. The former UNLV guard is back in town with the Miami Heat’s Summer League team, and Thomas & Mack Center is quite familiar to him.
Wood has arguably been the Bucks’ best player after the first three games in Las Vegas.
Rashad Vaughn, now 21 and formerly of Findlay Prep and UNLV, is in Las Vegas, again, with the Miami Heat and its summer league team, trying to score another guaranteed contract and solidify his future.
This is about the journey, and how ridiculously difficult it is, and how hard it has been for UNLV players of late to not only navigate, but reach its summit and stick in the league.
Here are the top 10 players to watch in the NBA Summer League, which is July 6-17 at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion.
UNLV’s basketball team released its nonconference schedule Thursday, a 12-game slate highlighted with games against Cincinnati, Illinois and Brigham Young and an appearance in the Diamond Head Classic.
Former UNLV center Brandon McCoy will be back on campus next month, playing for the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Summer League. He agreed to a free-agent deal late Thursday.