UNLV's Bellfield & Stanback To Play In Portsmouth Invitational
Rebel duo among 64 college seniors taking part in showcase event
April 10, 2012
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - UNLV men's basketball seniors Oscar Bellfield and Chace Stanbackhave been invited to participate in the 60th Annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, April 11-14, in Portsmouth, Va.
The pair of Runnin' Rebels are two of 64 college seniors that have been extended invitations to take part in the four-day, 12-game tournament played in front of scouts, general managers and representatives from all 30 NBA teams and numerous international leagues.
Bellfield will play for Portsmouth Partnership at the event with Tulsa's Steven Idlet, Cincinnati's Yancy Gates, Alabama's JaMychal Green, Whitman's David Michaels, High Point's Nick Barbour, VCU's Bradford Burgess and Seton Hall's Jordan Theodore.
Stanback's teammates on Cherry, Bekaert & Holland are Detroit's Eli Holman, Yale's Greg Mangano, Harvard's Keight Wright, Long Beach State's Larry Anderson, Georgetown's Jason Clark, Oakland's Reggie Hamilton and Wisconsin's Jordan Taylor.
All PIT games will be played at Churchland High School in Portsmouth. Complete tournament information is available by clicking here.
Both Bellfield and Stanback were named third team All-Mountain West this season and helped the Runnin' Rebels to a 26-9 record and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
Bellfield finished his four-year UNLV career as the Mountain West's all-time leader in assists with 582. He ranks fifth on UNLV's all-time list and became the first Runnin' Rebel to lead the team in assists in four different seasons. He made 207 3-pointers during his career, which is tied for fourth all-time at UNLV and his 1,226 career points scored is 21st in program history.
Bellfield led the Runnin' Rebels and MW in assists with 5.4 per game this season and was fourth on the team in scoring with 9.8 ppg.
Stanback shot 45.5 percent from 3-point range this season, which led the team and the Mountain West. It was also the sixth-best single-season 3-point percentage in UNLV history (min. 40 attempts). He was second on the team in scoring this year with 12.5 ppg, which ranked 10th in the MW.
Stanback made 161 3-pointers during his three-year UNLV playing career, which ranks seventh in school history and he shot 38.7 percent from behind the arc over that span, which is just outside the top 10 all-time at UNLV. His 80 made 3-pointers this season led the team and tied for seventh all-time at UNLV. He finished his career No. 22 on the UNLV career scoring list with 1,219 points.