UNLV Men's Basketball

Rebels officially add two transfers to heralded incoming class

Oregon's Ben Carter, center, celebrates with teammates and fans on the court after the upset 64-57 win over Arizona in an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore. on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

Rebels officially add two transfers to heralded incoming class
UNLV quick hits: Oregon's Ben Carter and Rutgers' Jerome Seagears officially sign financial aid agreements and will enroll at UNLV this summer
Mon, Jun 2, 2014 (5:10 p.m.)
Two transfers made their commitment to UNLV official with the program announcing it received signed financial aid agreements from ...
UNLV guard Deville Smith steals the ball from Boise State guard Mikey Thompson late in their Mountain West Conference game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV notched a 73-69 come from behind victory.
UNLV guard Deville Smith the latest player to leave program
Rebels basketball: The Rebels are now without nine players from last year's roster, including seven with eligibility remaining
Thursday, May 22, 2014
The next domino has fallen at the Thomas & Mack Center with guard Deville Smith not returning to the program, a source confirmed. The move has been expected for a couple of weeks, and UNLV is now without its primary five starters from the 2013-14 season. Smith has one year of eligibility remaining and ...
UNLV coach Dave Rice calls a timeout against Fresno State, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 75-73 in overtime.
Rebels slated to play South Dakota in neutral-site game
UNLV basketball: UNLV will play the Coyotes on Dec. 13 in Sioux Falls, S.D., about an hour away from their campus
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
UNLV has added another date to its nonconference schedule, and this one’s a trip with a little extra meaning for two of the newest Rebels.
UNLV coach Dave Rice points to his player during their game against Wyoming Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won 48-46.
Rebels land another commitment in loaded class of 2014
UNLV basketball: Jordan Cornish picks UNLV over Nebraska and Wake Forest, joining his friend Rashad Vaughn in incoming class
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Last week, Jordan Cornish told the Sun great players want to play with other great players. Today the class of 2014 guard committed to do just that, becoming the newest member of UNLV’s top 5-ranked …
UNLV basketball coach Dave Rice takes the stage during An Evening with Dave Rice, a fundraiser for the Dave Rice Foundation, on Friday, May 3, 2013.
Dave Rice Foundation has exceeded coach’s expectations
UNLV basketball:
Friday, May 16, 2014
Dave Rice didn’t even wait to finish his first season before branching out. He and his wife, Mindy, had been discussing the idea for years, so as soon as he had a platform as UNLV’s head coach, he ...
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:
Thursday, May 15, 2014
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 ...