UNLV Men's Basketball

Class of 2014 guard says UNLV staff has made him their ‘top priority’

Sam Morris

UNLV coach Dave Rice calls out a play during their Mountain West Conference tournament game against Wyoming on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 71-67.

Class of 2014 guard says UNLV staff has made him their ‘top priority’
Rebels basketball:
Thu, May 15, 2014 (2 a.m.)
The friendships made during the summer, when recruits travel from one state to another, often to face the same team they just played, sometimes become relationships that help in the recruiting process. Take UNLV signee Rashad Vaughn and recruit Jordan Cornish ...
Rutgers guard Jerome Seagears, left, shoots in front of SMU guard Ryan Manuel, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Piscataway, N.J. SMU won 77-65.
Rutgers guard commits to UNLV, adding another transfer to the mix
Rebels basketball:
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Rutgers transfer Jerome Seagears is the newest Rebel, he told the Sun today. Seagears, a 6-foot-1 guard, was in town for an official visit and made his decision known just before taking off on his flight back home in Maryland. Seagears has one year of eligibility remaining and the Rebels expect him to be eligible immediately.
UNLV forwards Demetris Morant, left, and Christian Wood guard Sacred Heart forward Eyimofe Edukugho during their game Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 82-50.
Rebels’ Morant transferring to be closer to his family
UNLV quick hits: A Bishop Gorman grad, the sophomore forward appeared in 13 games last season
Monday, May 12, 2014
Add Demetris Morant to the growing list of UNLV players leaving the program early. A source confirmed to the Sun that the redshirt sophomore forward will transfer closer to family in ...
Bishop Gorman forward Zach Collins blocks a shot by Centennial's Aaron Turner during their game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Bishop Gorman won the game 73-50.
Gorman big man is Las Vegas area’s next elite basketball recruit
high school basketball:
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Zach Collins couldn’t dunk until his freshman season at Bishop Gorman High. Despite Collins standing 6-foot-6, his athleticism was still evolving, and his style of play didn’t include soaring above the rim. That changed one day after practice. He dunked for the first time, a milestone for any player. Now, he has another milestone ...
UNLV recruits Stephen Zimmerman, left, and Rashad Vaughn, right, talk with George Nguyen during UNLV's annual preseason Scarlet and Gray scrimmage Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Notebook: Two incoming Rebels, local big man selected for national team
UNLV basketball:
Thursday, May 8, 2014
Two incoming Rebels and Bishop Gorman junior Stephen Zimmerman were among the 21 players selected to the USA Men’s Basketball U18 national team ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice and assistant coach Todd Simon talk during the Bishop Gorman vs. Findlay Prep basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at the South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime. Rice's brother Grant Rice is the Gorman coach, while Simon previously coached Findlay Prep.
Latest signing keeps UNLV basketball moving forward in busy offseason
Rebels basketball: Patrick McCaw signs to play at UNLV this season while Oregon transfer Ben Carter is expected to sign in the near future
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
UNLV’s offseason continues its relentless charge forward with another commit signing on the dotted line. Patrick McCaw, a 6-foot-6 guard from St. Louis, signed with the Rebels on Tuesday night, a little more than two weeks after making a verbal commitment to UNLV.
Bishop Gorman center Stephen Zimmerman spins away from Centennial's Garett Scheer during their game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Bishop Gorman won the game 73-50.
Pro future a major factor in college choice for local UNLV target Zimmerman
Rebels basketball: Stephen Zimmerman, a 7-foot top-5 prospect in the class of 2015, has the hometown Rebels in his final eight schools
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
The recruiting process really picks up for most high school basketball players during the spring and summer before their senior year. For Stephen Zimmerman, this probably feels like business as usual.
UNLV forward Khem Birch waits for play against San Diego State to resume during their game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at Viejas Arena in San Diego. The 10th ranked SDSU won the game 63-52.
Bern’s-Eye View: UNLV’s latest departure lowers expectations for basketball season
Analysis:
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The immediate reactions varied from “We’re screwed” to everything short of “We’re better off without him.” When Khem Birch tweeted out his decision last Thursday to pass on a final season at UNLV and instead ...
Bishop Gorman center Stephen Zimmerman pulls a rebound away from Findlay Prep forward Justin Jackson during their game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at the South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime.
Gorman's Zimmerman trims his list of suitors to 8, including hometown UNLV
Teammate Chase Jeter, who plans to decide before July, still also considering UNLV
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Bishop Gorman High big man Stephen Zimmerman has basketball scholarship offers from more than 20 college programs. Tuesday, he cut the list to 8, including ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice and assistant coach Todd Simon talk during the Bishop Gorman vs. Findlay Prep basketball game Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at the South Point. Gorman won 76-72 in overtime. Rice's brother Grant Rice is the Gorman coach, while Simon previously coached Findlay Prep.
UNLV target Horace Spencer back from injury just in time for summer season
Rebels basketball:
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Findlay Prep forward Horace Spencer waited a long time for last weekend. Forced out of action for much of the season with a hand injury, Spencer finally got the OK to return to ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice watches his players during their annual preseason Scarlet and Gray scrimmage Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack.
UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice gets 2-year contract extension
Rebels basketball:
Friday, April 25, 2014
Stability was Dave Rice’s top priority and the UNLV coach now has more of that as the Board of Regents approved a two-year extension at a...
UNLV alumnus Dedan Thomas encourages his young players during drills at the Western Tech High School gymnasium Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Former Rebel guard remembers Tark’s last season, says ’92 Rebels would have made NCAA run
rebels basketball: Dedan Thomas, other UNLV greats scheduled to play in charity game May 2 to benefit Centennial High
Friday, April 25, 2014
Dedan Thomas is shouting words of encouragement to a group of Las Vegas area youth basketball players he coaches during a defensive drill at a recent practice Thomas, the former UNLV point guard, is schooling the players in what he calls ...
UNLV forward Khem Birch heads off the court after their Mountain West Conference semifinal game Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. The #8 ranked San Diego State Aztecs won 59-51 to advance to the finals.
Rebels' block party ends with Birch declaring for NBA Draft
UNLV basketball: The 2-time league Defensive Player of the Year decides to forgo senior season and face uncertain pro future
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The most important decision of UNLV’s offseason has been made and it leaves the Rebels without its top defender. Junior forward Khem Birch announced today that he would forgo his final season and enter the NBA Draft. Birch first announced the news...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice motions to his players  during their Mountain West Conference game against Boise State Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rebels’ incoming recruiting class grows with another guard
UNLV quick hits: 6-foot-6 guard Patrick McCaw commits to UNLV a week after taking an official visit
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Everyone could see UNLV’s shooting struggles last season, and that included coach Dave Rice. That’s why getting better shooters was a priority offseason, and this weekend the Rebels got ...
Fireworks erupt before the UNLV vs. Colorado State game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 78-70.
Miller adds basketball pedigree, experience to Rebels coaching staff
UNLV basketball:
Friday, April 18, 2014
The future isn’t always crystal clear for Ryan Miller, but one thing has seemed certain from a young age: Whatever he does, basketball will ...