The Nevada basketball team shoots around on the morning of Aug. 13, 2013 in preparation for its first game in Italy.
Nevada One of two players that stands 6-11 ... Comes to Nevada after one season at Pratt (Kans.) Community College ... Expected to battle for time on the inside in his first season in the program ... Adds need depth and experience to the frontcourt.
Prior To Nevada Played on season at Pratt (Kans.) Community College for coach Jesse Shaw ... Averaged 5.1 points and 4.6 rebounds per game for a Beaver squad that posted a 15-16 record ... Five times he scored in double figures with a season-high 14 coming against Sterling College ... Top rebounding effort was 10 against Coffeyville Community College.
High School Played his prep basketball at North Pointe Prep in Phoenix ... Team finished second in the Arizona State Championships ... Played club basketball two years for the Arizona Red Shirts and coach Brian Fabiano ... Team captured the 2010 regional title.
Personal Undecided on major ... Son of Alex and Claire Stivrins ... Enjoys playing golf in his free time ... A dual citizen he played this past summer for the Under-18 England National Team in the FIBA European Championships and earned a starting spot and averaged 3.8 points and 4.1 rebounds in 12 minutes per game ... Helped England earn a bronze medal ... Father earned all-conference honors at Colorado and played professionally in the NBA and overseas for 11 seasons.