Wes Reed, a former UNLV basketball player who went on to become a coach, mentor and fixture in the high school community, died Sunday from complications of COVID.
Bryce Hamilton on Thursday became the eighth Rebels’ player to enter the portal since the season concluded last month. The 6-foot-4-inch junior led UNLV in scoring the last two seasons.
Junior Bryce Hamilton won’t be hiring an agent, allowing him to maintain his college eligibility and make possible a return to the Rebels in 2021-22.
David Jenkins Jr. on Monday became the seventh UNLV basketball player to enter the NCAA transfer portal. The junior guard averaged 14.8 points this season.
Kevin Kruger brings a lifetime in basketball, a way with players, a fierce competitive instinct and a love of Las Vegas to UNLV and his first head coaching job.
Lon Kruger, whose son Kevin was named UNLV’s coach earlier this week, plans to spend his retirement in Las Vegas.
Kevin Kruger, a former UNLV player and an assistant coach the past two seasons, was introduced as the Rebels’ head coach Monday. He signed a five-year, $3.85 million contract.
Kevin Kruger was the Rebels’ point guard for Lon Kruger in 2006-07. He spent the past two seasons as a UNLV assistant.
The Rebels played perhaps their most complete game of the season, rolling past Air Force on Wednesday at the Thomas & Mack Center to advance to play Utah State.
The Aztecs scored the final seven points of the first half and first seven of the second and were never seriously challenged again in a victory at UNLV on Wednesday.