Mountain West RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Nevada expected to hire Alford as head coach

    The Score "Nevada is expected to hire Steve Alford as its next head coach barring a late breakdown in negotiations, sources told Stadium's Jeff Goodman. The school has informed other coaches up for the job that it's negotiating a contract with another candidate, multiple sources told CBS..." April 11

  • Reports: Eric Musselman in final stages of accepting Arkansas job

    KATV "After four historic seasons at Nevada, coach Eric Musselman appears to be moving onto his next challenge. The Wolf Pack’s head basketball coach since March 2015 is in final negotiations to accept the the same position at Arkansas, according to a multiple national reports. Nevada..." April 07

  • UNLV hires South Dakota State coach T.J. Otzelberger

    Argus Leader "South Dakota State men's basketball coach is headed to Las Vegas. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas confirmed Wednesday afternoon that the three-year coach of the Jacks will be the team's new coach. The move was first reported by Jeff Goodman with..." March 27

  • Thad Matta is ‘overwhelming favorite’ for UNLV job

    Larry Brown Sports "Thad Matta may be ready to get back into coaching. According to Aaron Torres of The Athletic, Matta is regarded as the “overwhelming favorite” for the UNLV job that came available after the firing of Marvin Menzies. Rick Pitino, who has denied interest in the job..." March 17

  • UNLV fires coach Marvin Menzies

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "Marvin Menzies, who inherited a chaotic situation three years ago at UNLV but never appeared to energize the program and fan base, was fired as the Rebels’ basketball coach on Friday. UNLV athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois confirmed Friday afternoon to the Review-Journal..." March 15

  • Nevada's tempers flare outside locker room after being stunned by Utah St.

    New York Post "This Mountain West Conference battle for first place got out of control after it was over. Nevada coach Eric Mussselman and Wolfpack forward Jordan Caroline went on expletive-laced tirades after their No. 12-ranked team’s 81-76 upset loss to Utah State Saturday night in Logan,..." March 03