Nevada Rumors & News

  • Nevada lands a former Oregon State commit for this season

    College Basketball Talk "On Monday, Nevada announced the signing of former Oregon State signee Chris Oliver, a 6-foot-8 power forward that was originally a member of the Class of 2014. “Our coaching staff is very excited to announce the addition of Cameron Oliver,” head coach Eric Musselman said. “Cameron has superior..." August 25

  • Wolf Pack add former Oregon State commit Cameron Oliver

    Mountain West Connection "Once again, Nevada basketball coach Eric Musselman has added another transfer to the program. Cameron Oliver, a former Oregon State commit, will transfer to Nevada and will be eligible to play in the 2015-16 season. Oliver made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday. Oliver, a 6-foot-8,..." June 23

  • Nevada lands Brown transfer Leland King

    The Score "Leland King has found a new home. Nevada has added the former Brown forward to the Wolfpack. King will sit out the 2015-16 season because of NCAA transfer rules." May 24

  • Transfer Smith picks Wolf Pack over Alabama, USC, others

    Reno Gazette-Journal "The Wolf Pack basketball team and coach Eric Musselman won another recruiting battle with a Power 5 team. Shawn Smith, a transfer from Marshall who can play immediately, committed to the Wolf Pack on Tuesday morning, turning down offers from Alabama, Saint Mary's and Southern Cal. Smith, a..." May 12

  • SIU's Caroline commits to Nevada, will have 3 years of eligibility beginning in 2016-17

    The Southern Illinoisan "Jordan Caroline, a freshman forward on Southern Illinois University's men's basketball team, tweeted on Tuesday that he plans to continue his collegiate career at Nevada. Caroline was one of five players that announced they intended to transfer at the end of the school year after the Salukis..." May 05

  • Missouri State transfer Marcus Marshall chooses Nevada

    CBS Sports "Missouri State transfer Marcus Marshall has committed to Nevada, he told CBSSports.com on Tuesday. Marshall averaged 19.5 points in 14 games last season." April 21

  • Nevada fires coach David Carter

    ESPN "Nevada Wolf Pack coach David Carter says he has been fired after five seasons. Carter, 47, took over the reigns after Mark Fox left for Georgia in 2009. Carter led the Wolf Pack to the NIT in his first season at the helm and also went to the NIT in 2012." March 12

  • Nevada center A.J. West earns back a year of eligibility

    Mountain West Connection "Eight weeks before the Nevada basketball season begins, the Wolf Pack received a dose of good off the court news Tuesday. The NCAA ruled in favor of the schools appeal regarding center A.J.West and his eligibility. When West transferred to Nevada from Monroe College prior to last season,the NCAA..." September 25

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • UNLV starting PG Deville Smith leaving program

    CBS Sports "The roster fluctuation at UNLV continues. Rising senior Deville Smith is planning to leave the program, according to a report by MyLVSports.com. Smith, a 6-foot point guard who began his career at Mississippi State, started 18 games and averaged 9.7 points and 2.7 assists last..." May 23

  • Former Nevada forward Cole Huff free to transfer to non-Mountain West schools in southern California

    College Basketball Talk "When it was announced that forward Cole Huff would be leaving the Nevada program, what stuck out was the restrictions the school placed on Huff. Huff was prohibited from transferring to any Mountain West, Pac-12 or WCC institution, as well as any team on its 2014-15 non-conference..." April 18

  • Aztecs run win streak to 20 straight

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Nevada’s basketball team arrived at Viejas Arena on Saturday night knowing it had a respectable defense. The statistics said so. San Diego coach Steve Fisher, who knows something about the subject, said so. A couple hours later, the Wolf Pack left the court understanding that there is a..." February 09