New UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck is bringing a new brand of discipline and planning to the Rebels after seven successful years at Montana, who played in three national title games in the former I-AA. Anything close to that kind of success in the Mountain West Conference might make Rebels fans happy. But the very private Hauck is much more than an accomplished football coach.
Eleven players are consistently seeing the floor for UNLV, and such a deep rotation is rare for a college basketball team three months into the season. It was coach Lon Kruger’s plan all along, and he’s sticking to it.
In November there were questions about which one of the 11 would be the Rebels’ leader. On and off the floor, junior guard Tre’Von Willis has provided the answer.
Quarterback Taylor Barnhill has already committed to UNLV. Now he gets to visit.
An optimist would say UNLV junior Derrick Jasper received a positive injury report Wednesday. His basketball season is expected to continue. But he will miss approximately five weeks, after an MRI examination revealed a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee.
The UNLV women’s basketball team erased a nine-point deficit in the final two minutes to beat Air Force 77-76 in a Mountain West Conference game Tuesday at Air Force Academy, Colo.
It’s nights like Tuesday that I thought I would miss Joe Scott.
Just when it appeared Derrick Jasper was on the verge of finally getting comfortable on the basketball court again, the UNLV junior guard suffered what could be a major setback.
When junior guard Derrick Jasper crumpled to the court with a knee injury late in the first half, UNLV was faced with the possibility of suffering two major losses in one game.