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2016 Schedule
18-15, 6th in MW
Why you should draft me (1:15)

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

UNLV's Stephen Zimmerman was asked by teams who are the three people living or dead he'd want to have dinner with. His answer was an eclectic group.

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20dJeff Borzello

Biggest recruiting questions facing new coaches

Can Josh Pastner keep top talent in Georgia? Will Tubby Smith change his recruiting philosophy at Memphis? New coaches face some difficult questions.

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UNLV approves 5-year, $3.75M deal for Menzies

UNLV's board of regents voted 12-1 to approve a five-year, $3.75 million deal for Marvin Menzies on Friday, ending a strange couple of weeks in Las Vegas.

Chris Beard's unprecedented move (0:59)
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38dJeff Goodman

UNLV hires Menzies to replace departed Beard

UNLV has agreed to a deal with Marvin Menzies to become the Rebels' new coach, replacing Chris Beard who jumped to Texas Tech after three weeks on the job.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

As speculation mounted during Friday that former Sacramento Kings coach George Karl could be a candidate at UNLV, a source told ESPN that Karl is still mulling over whether he wants to return to coaching so soon after a difficult tenure with the Kings as well as dealing with a nagging knee injury. Meanwhile, a New Mexico State source told ESPN that the school expects its head coach Marvin Menzies to take the UNLV job if a deal can be worked out.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

UNLV signee Carlos Johnson tells ESPN he has reopened his recruitment.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Texas Tech will introduce new men's basketball coach Chris Beard at an 11 am EST news conference Saturday.

What does Beard owe UNLV? (2:00)

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

UNLV could act quickly now and grab New Mexico State's Marvin Menzies or open it back up nationally.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Beard to Texas Tech from UNLV: UNLV Athletics Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy statement regarding Chris Beard "Coach Beard has informed me he intends to pursue the men's basketball head coaching job at Texas Tech. This unprecedented move is extremely disappointing to the President and I, for our program and to our fans. Our search process allowed us to develop a deep pool of qualified candidates, from which we will select a great coach who really wants to be here and who will honor his commitments in leading the Runnin' Rebels."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

UNLV releases a statement about Chris Beard going to Texas Tech:

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39dJeff Goodman

Job hopper: Beard leaves UNLV for Texas Tech

Chris Beard was hired as the new head coach at Texas Tech on Friday, less than three weeks after he accepted the same position at UNLV.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

From UNLV: UNLV Athletics Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy statement – head men's basketball coach Chris Beard update "Late this afternoon, I was contacted by the athletics director at Texas Tech seeking permission to speak with Coach Beard about its men's basketball head coaching vacancy. This evening, Coach Beard met with officials from Texas Tech. We were made aware of the meeting before it took place. I have since met with Coach Beard and we have agreed to have this resolved by tomorrow."

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39dJeff Goodman

New UNLV coach Beard meets with Texas Tech

Less than a week after becoming UNLV's coach, Chris Beard met with Texas Tech about its vacancy Thursday night. UNLV said the school and Beard agreed "to have this resolved" by Friday.

Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record33-19
Championship Seasons1990
Tournament Appearances20