For Immediate Release

Nov. 24, 2011

RENO, NEV. The Reno Bighorns have announced their opening night roster for the 2011-2012 NBA D-League season. These ten players will represent the Bighorns in the season opener in Bakersfield on Friday, Nov. 25.

The Bighorns home opener is set for December 2 at the Reno Events Center. Following the game, a post-game party will be held at Pinup Bar located across the street inside the National Bowling Stadium at 300 N. Center Street in Reno. In attendance at the party will be the Reno Bighorns players, dance team, Bruno and the front office staff. Fans can bring their tickets and receive free appetizers and drink specials.

Reno Bighorns Opening Day Roster

Name, Pos, Ht, Wt, College
Blake Ahearn, G, 6-2, 190, Missouri St.
Christopher Ayer, C/F, 6-10, 230, Loyola-Maramount
Cedric Bozeman, G/F, 6-6, 215, UCLA
Reuben Clayton, G, 6-3, 180, Tennesee-Martin
Nick Fazekas, C, 6-11, 235, Nevada
Zachary Graham, G, 6-6, 210, Ole Miss
Chris Matthews, G, 6-4, 205, St. Bonaventure
Taj McCullough, F, 6-7, 240, Winthrop
Donald Sims, G, 6-1, 170, Appalachian St.
Doug Thomas, F, 6-9, 240, Iowa

Season and group ticket packages are on sale today. Groups can experience one of the many Fan Experience Packages, including playing a game on the Bighorns court or performing a routine at halftime of a game. For more information call (775)853-8220 or visit