They had a party as the Rebels kicked Jimmer Fredette and then-No. 12 Brigham Young to the curb Saturday afternoon. When they left, UNLV led the Far West, which is what the sports writers back east call the Pacific-10, Mountain West, Western Athletic Conference and Gonzaga, in basketball attendance.
The Mountain West Conference is doing some serious climbing.
Junior guard Tre’Von Willis is attracting awards, and UNLV is back in the national rankings. Everyone likes to be appreciated and recognized, but Willis also knows the importance of perspective.