As Nevada’s basketball teams continue to be two of the most talked about sports teams on campus, the Nevada Sagebrush presents a special edition: the basketball issue.
In April 2019, former head coach Eric Mussleman announced he would be leaving Nevada to coach at the University of Arkansas. Several days later, Nevada Athletics announced Steve Alford would be taking over the role as head coach. Read about Alford’s past and plans for the men’s team here.
Missed the first several games of the men’s season? Isaiah Burrows has a recap of the season so far.
Interested to know how the Nevada basketball team stacks up against the rest of the Mountain West Conference? Read about Nevada’s conference standing so far and where they could potentially land.
In terms of men’s basketball, it’s a younger team than it has been in recent years. First year Kane Milling traveled all the way from France to play for Nevada. Read about his story here.
Another first year, KJ Hymes, brings an unmatched energy to the court. Read about his first year in Nevada here.
Many sports players have personal mottos that keep them motivated. Jazz Johnson’s? “Heart over height”. Read here about what this means, and how he uses it to keep himself motivated.
Named potential best point guard in the MWC by Alford, Lindsey Drew is a senior who is back on the court after recovering from surgery.
After a rocky start, Nisré Zouzoua has found himself at Nevada. Read about his time as a player and his goals going forward here.
A team is only as strong as the person at the head of the ship. Women’s head coach Amanda Levens found herself at the head of her hometown team. Read about her journey as a player and coach here.
Marguerite Effa is a graduate student hailing from Cameroon. Read about why she came to play basketball in Nevada and her plans after her playing time wraps.
Over the summer, the Nevada women’s team went to Spain for nine days—here’s how that paid off for the women’s team through the regular season.
Interested in any of these stories? Click the links in the specific story or find a copy on newsstands all over campus today!