A troubling offseason for UNLV senior Tre’Von Willis did bring something positive. He had knee surgery, and he could not be happier about it.
Only the first 100 spectators attending Saturday’s “Rise ‘n’ Shine with the Lady Rebels” fanfest at Cox Pavilion were promised a free continental breakfast. But everyone went home with a powdered-sugar-and-milk mustache.
Early in life, Anthony Marshall spent his summers playing basketball, a game he started to pick up at age 3 and never stopped.
As a new kid in school, Oscar Bellfield was content to stay quiet and follow the leaders on the UNLV basketball team.
Maybe this is it. Or almost it. Maybe in the world of UNLV basketball, there is some truth to that quote about timing.
That with patience, the unreachable becomes reachable, the unavailable becomes available, the unattainable becomes, yeah, you guessed it, attainable.
With his redshirt year in the rearview mirror, Carlos Lopez put on a white jersey Friday night and finally felt like a true UNLV basketball player.