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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 06, 2017

I found this piece in a HoopsHype article written about Miami Heat President Pat Riley, and the culture of their basketball organization. The respect and the belief the Heat players have in Riley speaks volumes to the culture he has been able to buil...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jul 02, 2017

  This past week, the Nevada Wolf Pack participated in a "Boot Camp" Fitness class (Imagine, Crossfit mixed in with intense circuit training.) The workout was an intense, 45-minute, session that included a lot of creative and unfamiliar movem...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jun 29, 2017

At Nevada we don't shy away from competition!  We strongly embrace competition daily because we know it is a key component that will make our players better.  In recruiting, we look for guys with a high-level, competitive motor.  ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jun 27, 2017

"Something that we pride ourselves on in our program here at Nevada is timeliness.  Whether it be practice, class, film, or a community event, everyone in our program needs to be on time.  It doesn’t matter whether if you’re the...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jun 21, 2017

This August, the Nevada Basketball team will be headed to Costa Rica for their foreign tour. From August 18th to August 26th, the team will play a total of 5 games versus various competition and enjoy time off the court doing outdoor team activi...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jun 21, 2017

Jon Gordon’s book, The Power of Positive Leadership, has a piece in it that defines the difference between just being on a team and being part of a real team. In the piece, Gordon talks about how real teams are made up...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jun 18, 2017

Please enjoy the following piece written by my sister, Nicole, honoring our father.  Happy Father's Day! I grew up in a basketball family, the daughter and sister of two NBA coaches. My brother, Eric Musselman, has been an assistant coach wi...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jun 14, 2017

Nevada has recently landed a graduate transfer for the 2017-2018 season. Darien Williams, who grew up in San Francisco, committed and signed this past week after his visit. Williams is transferring from St. Johns. Williams adds some much needed size ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jun 13, 2017

Nevada has been given it's conference schedule for the 2017-2018 season. The conference schedule will open up in Fresno, California on December 27th with a rematch against the Wolf Pack’s new found rival in the Fresno State Bulldogs. The...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jun 08, 2017

I could not think of two coaches that are more deserving of the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award than Al Attles and Hubie Brown. One of my first jobs in th...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Jun 06, 2017

Nevada will play a neutral site game at the Staples Center on Dec. 8 in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Classic. Coach Musselman on the game, “We are extremely excited about the opportunity to play a quality-opponent like TCU in ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

May 18, 2017

Over the past few weeks, Wolf Pack players have been coming in to receive their NCAA Watch. The NCAA Watch, which is given to all participants of the NCAA Tournament, is customized for the student-athletes experience in that year's NCAA Tournament.&n...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

May 17, 2017

Nevada Wolf Pack Head Coach Eric Musselman was a special guest at the 17th annual Moms on the Run, along with his wife, Danyelle, and members of the Wolf Pack staff. Over 4,000 people came to the race. The event was held on the morning of Mothe...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

May 12, 2017