UNLV Men's Basketball

Desert Pines sophomore getting bigger in the recruiting world

Steve Marcus

Greg Floyd Jr., left, practices with the Las Vegas Knicks AAU team at Clark High School Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Floyd, a sophomore at Desert Pines High School, picked up a basketball scholarship offer this week from UNLV.

Desert Pines sophomore getting bigger in the recruiting world
UNLV Basketball: Greg Floyd Jr., a 6-foot-7 guard, has scholarship offers from more than a dozen schools, including UNLV
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 (2 a.m.)
When you’re 6-foot-7 with the skillset of a guard, you won’t stay under the radar for long. Still, Desert Pines High sophomore Greg Floyd Jr. wasn’t quite expecting this. In the past couple of weeks, Floyd has picked up more than a dozen scholarship offers, including ...
UNLV forward Christian Wood (5) waves goodbye for the season to fans after losing to San Diego State in their Mountain West Men's Championship game on Thursday, March, 12, 2015.
UNLV sophomore Wood declaring for NBA Draft
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
What seemed like a foregone conclusion at the end of the regular season took longer than expected, but sophomore forward Christian Wood’s decision is still ...
Young grandson of Jerry Tarkanian recovering from stroke
Monday, April 20, 2015
The 5-year-old namesake grandson of Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is recovering at home after a stroke left him hospitalized over the weekend ...
Bishop Gorman senior Stephen Zimmerman stands with a poster of himself in the Rebellion student section Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, during his official visit to UNLV.
Zimm City: Bishop Gorman big man picks UNLV
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
After four years of fielding offers from every notable program in the country, Bishop Gorman High big man Stephen Zimmerman is going with ...
Derrick Jones goes up for a dunk during the Adidas Nations camp on Aug. 4, 2014, in Long Beach, Calif.
High-flying forward officially joins UNLV’s incoming recruiting class
Derrick Jones comes to the Rebels with a full highlight reel of dunks
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Small forward Derrick Jones dunked his way into UNLV fans’ hearts months ago. Today, the Philadelphia-area native signed his way there, putting pen to paper on a national letter of intent and officially becoming the Rebels’ ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice talks to players during a timeout as they play Utah State on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Transfer senior guard from Mercer visiting UNLV this weekend
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Findlay Prep product Nigel Williams-Goss won’t be the only transfer guard taking an official visit to UNLV this weekend. Mercer guard Ike Nwamu, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, will also be ...
Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss, left, drives against Washington State's D.J. Shelton in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 72-49.
Former Rebels commit Williams-Goss coming to UNLV for official visit
The Findlay Prep product is transferring after two years at Washington, where he averaged 15.6 points last season
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
UNLV will get the first chance to woo former Rebels commit Nigel Williams-Goss as the Washington transfer is coming to Las Vegas this weekend for an official visit. After leading the Huskies ...
The Las Vegas 51s and Fresno Grizzlies paid tribute to former UNLV and Fresno State basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian during their Triple-A baseball game in Fresno April 10, 2015.
51s, Grizzlies honor Tarkanian with specialized jerseys, tribute
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Friday, April 10, 2015
Jerry Tarkanian’s many contributions to Fresno and Las Vegas were celebrated tonight during a Triple-A baseball game ...
UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn listens to coach Dave Rice versus Albany at the Thomas & Mack Center on Friday, Nov. 29, 2014.
UNLV’s offseason kicks into gear after Vaughn’s departure
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Thursday, April 9, 2015
Three years ago Mike Moser decided to stay. Two years ago Anthony Bennett decided to leave. Last year it was Khem Birch and Roscoe Smith declaring themselves eligible for the NBA Draft while leaving some college eligibility, in their case one season each, on the table ...
In this March 30, 1991, file photo, UNLV's Anderson Hunt (12) and unidentified teammates leave the floor after losing to Duke in the NCAA national semifinal game in Indianapolis. Anderson Hunt missed a shot he didn't want to take and, just like that, UNLV's unbeaten season ended.
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Friday, April 3, 2015
It wasn't that Anderson Hunt didn't want the ball. Shooting guards always want the ball. Larry Johnson had it to begin with, bringing it up the court in Indianapolis with an unbeaten season and the national title on the line for UNLV. But he paused just ...
Wichita State's mascot WuShock fires up the crowd before their first-round game against Texas A&M in the women's NCAA college basketball tournament in College Station, Texas, Saturday, March 23, 2013.
UNLV heading to Wichita State in renewed Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge
Rebels quick hits:
Thursday, April 2, 2015
The Rebels are heading back to the site of Dave Rice’s first career loss, and they have the Mountain West to thank for it.
UNLV head coach Dave Rice talks to players during a timeout as they play Utah State on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rice says he’s more excited than ever about future despite difficult season
UNLV Basketball:
Thursday, April 2, 2015
The end of the college basketball season is all about meetings. Meetings with players both staying and leaving, meetings with the coaching staff and meetings with the administration. Usually the latter is a formality, either congratulatory from the athletic director or explanation for how it will get better ...
UNLV head coach Dave Rice talks with UNLV guard Dantley Walker (30) coming off the court after some good play during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, December 27, 2014. L.E. Baskow.
Walker will transfer while UNLV awaits official decisions from Vaughn, Wood
Rebels Quick Hits:
Monday, March 30, 2015
While awaiting official decisions from freshman Rashad Vaughn and sophomore Christian Wood, who are both considering leaving for the NBA Draft ...
UNLV's Rashad Vaughn yells after a play in an NCAA college basketball game against Colorado State on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, Colo.
Vaughn, father deny UNLV freshman has decided to enter NBA Draft
Rebels quick hits:
Friday, March 27, 2015
UNLV freshman Rashad Vaughn and his father are refuting a report this morning that Vaughn has decided to enter the NBA Draft ...
Ronald McDonald poses with high school basketball players, from left, Stephen Zimmerman, Allonzo Trier and Chase Jeter, during a send-off party at McDonald's, 6690 S. Rainbow Blvd., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The players were selected for the McDonald's All-American high school basketball game in Chicago on April 1 on April 1.
UNLV target Zimmerman still weighing options on college decision
Rebels basketball:
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The answer really wasn’t an answer, at least in the definitive form most would prefer, but that’s been a consistent part of Bishop Gorman High’s Stephen Zimmerman’s recruitment. Zimmerman is taking his time deciding where to commit, and a week ahead of the McDonald’s All-American game in Chicago he said there’s no real update on the timetable.