Mountain West RUMORS & NEWS

  • UNLV picks up St. John’s transfer Christian Jones

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "UNLV received help for its frontcourt on Tuesday when Christian Jones decided to transfer from St. John’s. The 6-foot-7-inch forward is a graduate transfer who will be eligible to play immediately. He spent the previous four years — playing three — for the Red Storm. Jones played in all 32..." June 14

  • Colorado State adds transfer Kevin Little from Maine

    The Score "Colorado State has concluded its recruiting for the 2016 class by adding transfer Kevin Little from Maine. The guard spent two years with Maine, averaging 27.6 minutes to go along with 14.2 points, 2.6 assists, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.2 steals per game last season Colorado State posted the..." June 08

  • Ben Carter officially joins MSU basketball team

    Detroit News "Ben Carter is officially a member of the Michigan State basketball team. The graduate transfer from UNLV announced early in May that he intended to play his final season of eligibility at Michigan State and the school confirmed on Tuesday the 6-foot-9 forward will join the program for the..." June 01

  • Nevada lands NC State transfers Caleb and Cody Martin

    The Score "Caleb and Cody Martin have found a new home. The pair, who announced they would be transferring from NC State in March, will be joining Nevada, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN. " May 25

  • San Diego State’s Malik Pope to withdraw from draft

    SI "San Diego State forward Malik Pope will withdraw from the NBA draft and return to school for the 2016–17 season, he announced Monday on Twitter. “I’ve decided after talking with my mom and my coaches that I’m gonna withdraw my name from the NBA draft tomorrow, 5/24,” Pope tweeted." May 24

  • As expected, Elijah Brown makes official he will return for Lobo hoops

    Albuquerque Journal "s was expected from the day he announced his intentions to test the NBA Draft waters, UNM guard Elijah Brown early Saturday unceremoniously announced he would be returning for his junior season. Brown, the first team All-Mountain West selection after averaging 21.7 points and 3.1 assists per..." May 21

  • UNLV basketball adds three more players, including two transfers

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "When Marvin Menzies took over as UNLV’s basketball coach April 22, he had four players on his roster. Now, less than a month later, he has added eight players to bring the roster to 12, picking up three more Wednesday in Uche Ofoegbu, Jordan Johnson and Djordjije Slijivancanin. Ofoegbu and..." May 19

  • Washington State finally lets Izundu transfer to San Diego State

    The Score "Initially barred from transferring to San Diego State, center Valentine Izundu is headed to the Aztecs by way of Washington State after all. The Cougars blocked Izundu from going to his intended destination after accusing San Diego State of tampering with him. The allegations arose after Izundu..." May 15

  • Fisher will return next season at SDSU

    San Diego Union-Tribune "In the past few years, San Diego State coach Steve Fisher has become a proponent of decompressing for a few weeks, taking an annual trip to their condo in Florida, sitting on the porch with wife Angie and talking about the season. And deciding if he will return for another one. He did. And he..." May 05

  • UNLV Forward Ben Carter Will Transfer To Michigan State For Final Collegiate Season

    College Spun "UNLV forward Ben Carter visited Michigan State over the weekend, and apparently he liked what he saw. Carter announced on Twitter that he will play his final collegiate season for Tom Izzo and the Spartans. Carter chose MSU over Arizona, Arizona State, Miami, and N.C. State. Last season, he..." May 04

  • Boise State assistant Jeff Linder named head men’s basketball coach at Northern Colorado

    Idaho Statesman "The Boise State men’s basketball team has lost two of its three assistant coaches this offseason. On Sunday, Northern Colorado announced it has hired Broncos associate head coach Jeff Linder as the Bears’ new head coach. It is the first head coaching job for Linder, who came to Boise State as..." May 03