Nevada men’s basketball team appears primed for a stellar season

The Challenges of Coaching Nevada’s Men’s Basketball Team

When Steve Alford assumed the role of Nevada men’s basketball coach in 2019, he inherited a top-performing program following a solid stretch from the team, including three NCAA Tournament berths and a Sweet 16 run in 2018.

Alford, an experienced coach, faced the challenge of steering the team back on the winning path. Despite a rough start, the 2023-24 team is poised to be Alford’s best at Nevada.

Team Roster Changes

Nevada lost significant players to the transfer portal but made key new additions to their roster, shaping the team for the upcoming season.

Preseason Projections

Mountain West media day projections set Nevada to finish fourth in conference play, with no players named to the preseason all-conference team.

Strength in the Backcourt

Nevada is expected to be strong in the backcourt. Notably- Kenan Blackshear and Jarod Lucas will be key players, providing a solid foundation for the team.

Depth and Weaknesses

Nevada’s depth and team balance are expected to be strong points as the new season begins, with the exception of the center position, where there are potential concerns.

Tip-off Against Sacramento State Hornets

Nevada’s regular season will commence with a game against the Sacramento State Hornets. It is scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Lawlor Events Center.


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