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Willis shoulders Rebels’ load

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.

Rebels’ Jasper out five weeks

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.

Anderson caps Lady Rebels’ comeback win over Air Force

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.

Rebels’ Jasper suffers knee injury

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.

UNLV fends off Air Force

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.

Big men embrace smaller role

Often judged on their production as a group, UNLV post players Brice Massamba, Matt Shaw and Darris Santee are like three guys sharing a one-bedroom apartment.

TCU’s second-half surge sinks Lady Rebels


UNLV knocked Texas Christian out of last season’s Mountain West Conference Tournament, and the Lady Rebels appeared poised Saturday to score another big upset over the same team.

Willis’ 30 points propel UNLV past TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — It took some time for Tre’Von Willis to show it, but what he’s doing now is what he always expected. Never has the UNLV junior guard played better basketball.

Rebels seeing success on road

FORT WORTH, Texas — Every time he packs his bags and takes his team on the road, UNLV coach Lon Kruger expects travel hassles. But airport delays are not among his concerns.

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