Post by: Eric Mussleman

Nov 15, 2018

Sports Illustrated and Tim Layden, one of the most recognized sports writers in the industry, featured Coach Musselman and Nevada bsketball in the most recent edition of the magazine. Layden spent a few days in Reno following our program during pract...

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Nov 14, 2018

Nevada Basketball continues to be recognized on a national stage and it continued with an article from The Ringer.  The article touches on the success that Coach Musselman has brought to the University of Nevada in 3 years and how quickly the p...

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Nov 13, 2018

The Wolf Pack are off to a good start at 2-0 with our next game coming this Friday agaist Arkansas Little Rock. Our Wolf Pack Film Room segment is going to take a look at our games and break down the film to see certain areas we can imporve on and ar...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Nov 11, 2018

We have established a culture with our basketball program over the past 3 years and our current players are constantly adding to it. After our 83-61 win over the Pacific Tigers Friday night our players stuck around after to get a workout in.  O...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Nov 09, 2018

The University of Pacific Tigers will be in Reno tonight to face off agianst the #7 Nevada Wolf Pack. Both teams are coming off a win their first game of the season and will be tested tonight.  Pacific will bring with them a Head Coach who Coac...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Nov 08, 2018

The first game of this season ended with the Nevada Wolf Pack defeating the BYU Cougars 86-70. BYU gave us a good challenge in our first game and provided us with certain aspects of the game that we need to improve on. We are a program that focuses ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Nov 06, 2018

The wait is finally over and the Nevada Basketball season officially starts tonight. We will host BYU at the Lawlor Events Center at 8pm. The game is nearly sold out and we anticipate a rush to get the remaining tickets today.  This is a much ...

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Nov 05, 2018

Nevada Basketball will have an exciting new addition to the student section this year. Those in the Muss Bus will get the crowd going by shaking the Nevada Battle Flag. The Nevada Battle Flag will cover the entire student section and we will need th...

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Nov 04, 2018

Nevada Basketball had a special guest travel to Reno over the weekend, Gary Urcheck. Urcheck traveled from Columbus, Ohio with a few friends to check out the Pack's first two games against BYU and Pacific.  Gary was Bill Musselman's first ever ...

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Nov 02, 2018

David Fizdale, who was an assistant with Coach Muss for the Warriors in 2003-2004 and current Head Coach of the Ney York Knicks, had some words regarding communication that Pack players needed to hear.  Fizdale stated that his players were not ...

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Nov 01, 2018

Coach Muss stopped practice yesterday to make sure Pack players understand the importance of the details when shooting. More specifically, he talked about shot preparation. Making sure that you are shot ready with your knees bent and hands ready is s...

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Oct 25, 2018

Nevada Basketball's annual Throwback Game is this Friday, October 26th. The game will start at 7pm and will be held at the Virginia Street Gym. The Wolf Pack will be facing Division II opponent San Fransisco State.  The Throwback Game is a fun ...

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Oct 20, 2018

Washington will be in town on Sunday to Face the Wolf Pack in an exhibition game to benefit those affected by the Carr Wild Fire. The Huskies are an NCAA Tournament caliber team and return their top players while bringing in an impressive recruiting ...

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Oct 18, 2018

University of Nevada freshman Jordan Brown has been selected as 1 of 20 college basketball players on the Karl Malone Award watch list. The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame gives this award to the top power forward in the country. Brown was also rece...

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Oct 17, 2018

Nevada Wolf Pack senior Caleb Martin has be named to the Julius Erving Award Watch List which is given to the Top Collegiate Small Forward. Martin is coming off of a stellar season in which he averaged 18.9 points, 5.4 rebounds, and was named the Mou...

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Oct 16, 2018

We took time with Nevada Basketball Director of Player Development, Hays Myers, this week to discuss the importance of player development for college basketball player’s. Meyers is entering his third year with Nevada and second as Director of Play...

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Oct 16, 2018

The Mountain West Conference has officially announced it's 2018-19 Preseason Awards. Nevada is well represented in these awards with 4 Wolf Pack players receiving preseason honors. The Wolf Pack have also been picked to repeat as Mountain West Confer...

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Oct 15, 2018

The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame has come out with their initial Bob Cousy Award candidates. The award is given to the nation's top point guard and Wolf Pack senior Cody Martin is listed amongst the 20 candidates.  Cody Martin stepped in as...

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Oct 12, 2018

The Sagebrushers vs Desert Wolves game ended with the Sagebrushers edging the Desert Wolves 39-35 in the two 20-minute halves played. Pack fans got a taste of what Nevada Basketball will consist of during this much anticipated season. Cody Martin pav...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Oct 10, 2018

The team names are sets. The draft has been completed. Thursday night’s event is bound to be a great night for the University of Nevada. We are ready to announce the contestants for the 3 point and dunk competition.  The dunk competition wil...

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Oct 09, 2018

Nevada Wolf Pack men's basketball is set to have a Silver and Blue scrimmage this Thursday, October 11th. The men's basketball program has decided to pay a tribute to University of Nevada history with the names of the two teams. The team names are se...

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Oct 06, 2018

At Nevada, we like to give Pack players an opporunity to lead drills in front of their teammates during practice. This week we had seniors Cody Martin and Jordan Caroine lead a defensive slide station amongst their teammates.  The drill conceis...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Oct 06, 2018

The announcement had been made and it is official, the Men’s Basketball Silver and Blue game will be held on Thursday, October 11th. The game will begin at 5:30pm in the Virginia Street Gym and is open to students only.  This is a great o...

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Oct 04, 2018

Former Wolf Pack Player Willis Allen made a stop in Reno to speak with the team today. Allen played for Nevada back when there was no 3pt line and you couldn’t dunk back in the 1969-1970 season. Since then, he has been one of the biggest supporters...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Oct 03, 2018

At Nevada, we take great pride in taking care of the basketball. When Nevada made it to the Sweet 16 and completed a historic 22-point comeback against Cincinnati (the 2nd best defensive team in the country), our Pack players only committed 2 turnove...

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Oct 02, 2018

Troy Tulowitzki, of the Toronto Blue Jays, was in Reno on Monday and stopped by practice to speak to Pack players. His message to the team was clear, in order to be the best in the world at what you do, you have to make sacrifices. He referenced hims...

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Oct 01, 2018

The Wolf Pack will kick off the 2018-19 season with a Silver & Blue Scrimmage which will be a "Sneak Peek" into whats in store for the upcoming season.  The scrimmage will be held October 11th in Virginia Street Gym and open to students only...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 30, 2018

We sat down with Nevada Assistant Coach Anthony Ruta to discuss how to effectively scout your opponents.  Ruta has been with the Wolf Pack since 2015 serving as the Director of Basketball Operations before being elevated to Assistant Coach. Pri...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 28, 2018

We at Nevada believe we have the greatest fans and support system in the country.  It's not just the fans though. It's also the former Pack players that laid down the ground work for what Nevada basketball is today.  Pack players have been ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 28, 2018

The Wolf Pack will host two exhibition games prior to the start of the 2018-19 season. These games will give fans and students an opportunity to see the potential Top 10 program in action.  Nevada will play host to Washington on Sunday, Oct. 21...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 27, 2018

Nevada Basketball will hold the first Pro Day in program history this afternoon. Pro Day is designed for our players to showcase their talents in front of NBA personnel. For the event today, we have 33 NBA Scouts confirmed from 20 different NBA Teams...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 26, 2018

Making the NCAA Tournament as a mid-major program can be extremely difficult. Most mid-major conferences are one bid leagues and it comes down to whoever wins the conference tournament is the only team that gets in. All in all, scheduling is a huge f...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 25, 2018

The 2018-2019 college basketball season is underway, as today marks the official start date that teams can start practice. The Wolf Pack staff and players are excited to get on the court today to begin this journey with our new team.  Our team ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 24, 2018

One thing we want to hear during practice, other than our player's communicating, is our Wolf Pack Bell ringing. We have implemented our Wolf Pack Bell to our practices and ring it when Pack players do something well.  Things that deserve the b...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 23, 2018

Nevada Basketball #HoopTalk series consists of in-depth breakdowns and interviews with coaches and players on different phases of the game. Last week, Wolf Pack Coach Rex Walters broke down the defensive side of the ball screen and this will we will ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 22, 2018

With official practice starting next week, we want to give our players the theme, “leave it on the hardwood”. We have 7 players on our roster who have 1 year of college basketball eligibility left. We encourage them to leave it on the hardwood an...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 21, 2018

On Thursday September 27th, 2018 the Nevada Basketball team will be holding its first ever “Proday." Pro-day is an event in which NBA teams are invited to attend practice to evaluate the talent on the Nevada Basketball team for the upcoming se...

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Sep 21, 2018

On the last day of preseason practice, coach Eric Musselman surprised the team with bringing an ice cream truck to practice. The players were told that coach Muss had to go to a meeting and couldn't conclude practice but little did they know the tric...

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Sep 19, 2018

With two teams in the NCAA tournament last season, one reaching the Sweet Sixteen, and a potential Top Ten program for this season; the Mountain West Conference continues to get national recognition on all levels. This time it's on the national telev...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 18, 2018

The Pack wants to play fast this year and in order to play fast, we must practice that way. We want to get out in transition, open the floor up, and get everyone involved.  A drill we do with our team to emphasize this is our “Celtic Advance ...

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Sep 17, 2018

At Nevada, we discuss with Pack players how our daily “Mind Candy” relates to them, their commitment to the team and how they can improve as a unit. These short phrases or graphics are meant to get our players thinking about certain topics. They ...

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Sep 16, 2018

Nevada Basketball players and staff went to support the football team as they took on Oregon State this Saturday. Pack players gathered on campus to have a tailgate while socializing with family and friends of the program. Pack players were excited t...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 15, 2018

At Nevada, we want our players to be POSITION-MORE, not position-less. Last year we used the term "Position-Less Basketball" and had 6 guys that could play every 1-5. As our summer skill development progressed, we started using the term "Position-Mor...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 14, 2018

Basketball is almost upon us! The Pack is headed into the 2018-19 season and expected to be a Preseason Top 10 team in the country. Season tickets are already sold out. Now we have to get the Muss Bus Student Section rocking like never before!  ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 13, 2018

Nevada Basketball’s new #HoopTalk series will consist of in-depth breakdowns and interviews with coaches and players on different aspects of the game. What better way to kick off this series than with Rex Walters, the newest member of our coaching ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 11, 2018

In the words of Armon Johnson, "I have reached my dream of playing professional basketball... I have traveled to many different countries, but I'm not satisfied. I am back to finish my degree and help the current Wolf Pack players reach their goals" ...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 10, 2018

Nevada Basketball's Maverick Close Out drill is a drill that we use every week. Here we are simulating a skip pass and the rotations out of the skip. Key components of the drill: Close out in a stance with a high hand Help side defense to stop b...

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Sep 09, 2018

Paul Mitchell, one of the Pack’s biggest supporters, spoke to our program last week. Paul works in the Journalism Department at the University and has been a mentor to our players over the years.  Paul’s message to our team was regarding th...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 08, 2018

John Wooden would tell his players to list the names of five people they were closest to personally, professionally and within a social organization. Then he would advise his players to look at those names and ask, “Are they going where you’re go...

Post by: Eric Mussleman

Sep 07, 2018

The Pack is an experienced and veteran team this year loaded with a ton of offensive fire power. We have been emphasizing sharing the ball in our pre-season workouts.  In order to emphasize sharing the ball, we must implement drills that d...