Post by: Eric Mussleman

Oct 07, 2017

Every day before practice we try to show the team a little motivational graphic or video clip that gets them thinking.  Sometimes we go with a short movie clip or a story that is topical to anything we’ve got going on as a team. This week, I ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Oct 02, 2017

The second annual Arch Madness is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 14, 2017 on the ReTRAC plaza in downtown Reno. This will be the first opportunity Wolf Pack fans have to see the 2017-18 Nevada team that will feature four players (Caleb Ma...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 29, 2017

The start of practice was just last Friday, practices up to this point have been short and intense. Coach Muss gets the most out of each player in the 30 minutes of practice each day. I expect that intensity to increase a great deal in the coming day...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 29, 2017

Starting today with official practices beginning, and going all the way to the Wolf Pack’s first game on November 10th, the Nevada basketball team will be carrying on the motto: Camp Brotherhood, for the duration of training camp. Camp Brotherhood...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 28, 2017

The Nevada men’s basketball team will be hosting one of their two exhibition games as a “Throwback” game in the historic Virginia Street Gym on November 3rd, with tip off at 7 p.m., they will face Dominican University. Virginia Street Gym,...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 26, 2017

Last Saturday marked the American Cancer Society’s 10th annual Suits & Sneakers Gala.  An event emceed by Dreu Murin, that featured Eric and Danyelle Musselman as hosts and an appearance by MLB Hall of Famer Dave Winfield. The night ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 13, 2017

School is back in session for the f­­­all semester.  That typically signals a return to campus normalcy for some student-athletes, with the level of activity soon rising in their lives.  Many of them have taken some time off over the summer.  B...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 31, 2017

The Nevada men’s basketball team will hold open tryouts on Thursday, September 7th, at the Lawlor Events Center. The tryouts are open to currently enrolled, full-time University of Nevada students. Registration will open at 5 p.m. on September 7th...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 30, 2017

The 2017-18 Nevada men’s basketball season’s non-conference schedule is highlighted by six home match-ups that include Idaho, Rhode Island, Davidson, Illinois State, UC Davis and Radford.  Coach Eric Musselman spoke on the difficulties of p...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 30, 2017

It was a great trip for the Nevada men’s basketball on the basketball court. As a coaching staff, we were able to see a lot from our team. We tinkered with a different starting lineup each game, while also mixing up substitution patterns. We tried ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 26, 2017

Today was the second to last day of the trip and it didn’t disappoint. Most days we had two or three activities planned, but today it was just surfing so I was able to sleep in a little. We had a nice team breakfast and then we loaded the bus. Even...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 26, 2017

Day 8 - Surf Lessons The last full day in Costa Rica started off with a great game plan. We would have breakfast at 9am and then head off to surfing lessons at Jaco Beach at 9:30am. Being that I grew up in San Diego, I grew up on the beaches in La...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 25, 2017

          Today was not only one of the best days of the trip, but one of the best days of my life. It began this morning when Caleb, Charlie, Darien, and I woke up early to walk along the beach ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 25, 2017

Day 7 – Zip Line & ATV As far as activities go, today was the most anticipated day on our foreign tour schedule. Our entire group, players and staff, was excited about the day’s plan. We had breakfast set at 9am and would depart for the Zi...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 24, 2017

Day six was a travel day as we moved from San Jose to Los Sueños. We’re all finished with basketball games after going 5-0 in San Jose, so now it’s time to do more team bonding activities, and get a little relaxation in before school starts. Wh...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 24, 2017

Day 6 - Los Sueños   Today was an easy day. We had breakfast at the hotel and took off for Los Sueños, Costa Rica. About halfway through the trip, we stop at a place called, "Crocodile bridge". Basically, it is a bridge over a river that o...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 23, 2017

It was another great morning as we had another nice team breakfast. Today we went to an orphanage in San Jose.  The orphanage was right next to a Catholic Church. Once our team walked into the building next to the church, there were about 40 ki...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 23, 2017

          Day 5 – Orphanage Tour This is one of the most anticipated days of the foreign tour. We have gotten great feedback from other teams that have taken the trip (even our own Amanda Levens, the new Women’sBa...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 22, 2017

Today was a long one!  It all started with a 6:15 a.m. wakeup call from Pat Ackerman, one of our graduate assistants. Well for me it started a bit later when my roommate, Kendall, basically had to drag me out of bed.  We ate ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 22, 2017

Day 4 – Whitewater Rafting The day starts early… And I mean really early. Doug Knuth, the University of Nevada’s Athletic Director, and myself are in the weight room by 5am to get our daily workout in. It’s early but it is worth it. The bu...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 21, 2017

The day started off just like the last two. The guys and I grabbed a nice breakfast before we went out for our activity of the day. I had been wanting to go explore the city more and that’s exactly what we had planned, a city tour of San Jose! &...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 21, 2017

Day 3 – City Tour Day three is off to another early start. The morning comes a little earlier today because we are going on a City Tour through downtown San José. Because of this, I have to get my morning workout in a little later than usual. W...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 20, 2017

The day started with a great breakfast at about 9:45 this morning. The breakfast was great not only because of the food, but also because of the location. We ate breakfast overlooking a beautiful golf course and mountain range area o...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 20, 2017

Day 2 – The Double Header Our second day in Costa Rica could not have started off on a better note. After a 7am workout, we had breakfast as a team at the hotel resort. The views from our hotel could not be any better. It was one of the most rela...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 19, 2017

    I heard my alarm go off at 3:45 am and I thought to myself, “Am I really getting up this early?”  Today was the day that we were leaving for our trip to Costa Rica. I rolled out of bed and got dressed and h...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 19, 2017

  Day 1 - Travel Day We started Day 1 of our Costa Rica Foreign tour very, very early. Due to our 6am flight out of Reno-Tahoe International Airport, we had to be up and moving around 4:30am. It was an early morning but it seemed a little ea...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 18, 2017

Costa Rica Preparation  By Brandon Chambers 9 days, 5 games, 3,844 miles, and 36 travelers. Taking a basketball program on a foreign tour is a daunting task and takes the help of many people. From Basketball Travelers, who helped organize the ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 17, 2017

The wheels go up tomorrow morning as Nevada basketball prepares to take flight on its way to Costa Rica to begin their 2017 foreign tour. The team will be staying in the country’s capital, San José, for five days playing in five games in four days...

Post by: Anthony Resnick

Aug 16, 2017

Head basketball coach Eric Musselman has added Ron Cooper to be the team’s athletic trainer as well as Anthony Resnick as a multimedia specialist. Graduate assistants Patrick Ackerman, Christian Murphy and Robert Edwards have also been added to the...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 15, 2017

Join us at the 10th annual Suits & Sneakers Gala that will be held in the the Reno Downtown Ballroom on Tuesday, September 23rd at 6 pm. This Gala is put on by the American Cancer Society to raise funds for different programs that help with the f...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 15, 2017

Head Nevada men's basketball coach Eric Musselman will be adding Corey Henson to the 2017-2018 roster. Henson will sit out this season per NCAA transfer rules.  “Corey is excited to be here and that was important, he is a great student as w...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 10, 2017

This is the first installment of the Nevada Basketball All-Access. This All-Access feature will take you inside the Wolf Pack Basketball Program, highlighting Head Coach Eric Musselman’s day to day activities, and will give you insider access the p...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 10, 2017

As the Nevada basketball program continues to propel itself into the upper echelon of programs in the nation, fans in the area continue to take notice. In a recent report published by the NCAA, it was found that Nevada average fan attendance increase...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 07, 2017

Former Nevada basketball player Luke Babbitt has signed a new contract with the Atlanta Hawks. Previously Babbitt played for the Miami Heat. While at Nevada (2008-2010), Babbitt averaged almost 17 points as a freshman and his second season he average...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 07, 2017

Gus Argenal will join Eric Musselman’s staff for the 2017-18 season as an assistant coach for the Wolf Pack. Gus comes to the Wolf Pack after most recently being the head coach of the Cal State University East Bay men’s basketball team for the pa...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 03, 2017

DJ Fenner has signed a contract with the TLI-Alba Fehervar, a professional Hungarian basketball club. TLI-Alba Fehervar plays in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I, which is the premier division of basketball in Hungary.  DJ was a Nevada standout as he h...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Aug 03, 2017

TheBasketball Tournament is an annual, 5-on-5, single elimination tournament. This year 64 teams are playing for a winner-takes-all prize of two million dollars. The tournament is comprised of four regions of 16 teams that have been selected by ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 27, 2017

The story of Sir Roger Bannister is a great story about the power of believing in yourself, even when the odds seem insurmountable. Roger Bannister broke one of humankind’s seeming impossible barriers when he ran a mile in less than four minut...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 24, 2017

There is a great story about an egg and when a baby chick is ready to hatch. (Pat Riley used this illustration when working with former Miami Heat guard Eddie Jones) Eventually, the little chick begins to peck at the shell, little by little...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 21, 2017

Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn't matter whether y...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 19, 2017

    Head Coach Eric Musselman is a featured guest on the Coaching U Podcast hosted by Brendan Suhr. Musselman talks about his transition from the NBA to the NCAA as well as other things including his staff, recruiting at the college level...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 19, 2017

Former Nevada baskeball athletic trainer, Elbert Denina will be continuing his career in the NBA with the Los Angeles Clippers. "We are so happy for Elbert to be able to make the move into the NBA,” Nevada head coach Eric Musselman said. ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 19, 2017

We preach to our Wolf Pack players and staff that excuses are the DNA of underachievers. Excuses are just a plea offered to explain away a fault or failure. Excuses are an absolution of responsibility. Excuses make you common, undesirable, and ultima...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 17, 2017

Having a vision for your basketball career and life outside of basketball is always good. But, the key to being successful is to know your “why”. Knowing why or the purpose is the ultimate fuel that will keep you going and push you beyond...

Post by: Anthony Resnick

Jul 17, 2017

The team took a trip to Lake Tahoe for a challenging team bonding activity. The team participated in a 3-mile run around the beautiful Lake Tahoe. The run takes place at a higher altitude as well, roughly 6,700 feet. This run is something we try to...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 14, 2017

We recently read an article about a man pounding a boulder and eventually shattering the rock. The premise of the article was that there is not one blow that crushes the boulder, but rather the accumulation of blows. This creates a good mental pictu...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 13, 2017

We all need encouragement and positive communicators (Coaches & Teammates) to encourage and inspire others to do more and become more than they ever thought possible. Great leaders are great encouragers. With so many people telling us we ca...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 13, 2017

The Mandela Washington Fellows Initiative for Young African Leaders stopped by a Wolf Pack practice this week. The Mandela Washington Fellows Initiative for Young African Leaders is a flagship program of the US State Department designed to bui...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 12, 2017

We try to instill in our players all the time about never taking a day off. Everyday, you have the opportunity to work on your craft on your own, and it's best to attack each day with that mentality.  One of our favorite illustrations of n...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 11, 2017

One of the things we are striving for this off-season is to have our team in world-class shape. We have been in good shape, but we want to take the next step in our training to move from good shape, to World-class shape. We normally have the mile te...