LSU men's basketball associate coach Eric Musselman takes job at Nevada _lowres

Advocate file photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU associate coach Eric Musselman has been offered the men's basketball head coaching job at Nevada. The hiring is expected to become official Thursday at meeting of the Nevada Board of Regents.

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Evan Daniels, Scout.com's Director of Basketball Recruiting, reports that LSU assistant men's basketball coach Eric Musselman was one of three coaches who met with Nevada officials about their men's basketball opening.

Nevada fired coach David Carter after the Wolf Pack lost to UNLV in the first round of the Mountain West Conference tournament earlier this month

Daniels reports the other coaches who met with Nevada officials were Kentucky assistant and former Auburn coach Tony Barbee and San Diego State coach Justin Hutson.

Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com reports that Barbee has removed his name from consideration for the job at Nevada.