Dave Rice, UNLV Head Basketball Coach for 4 1/2 years, resigned January 1o, effective immediately. His contract salary 0f $300,000 per year will be paid through 2019. Rice compiled a 98-54 record as Rebel coach. 37-32 in Mountain West Conference play. His best year was his first, when his team was 26-9.
Assistant Head Coach Todd Simon was named the interim Head Coach. The Remainder of the staff, Stacey Augmon, Ryan Miller, and Max Good, continue, at this time.
A coaching search will be conducted. Several names have been mentioned.