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UNLV’s Bennett makes award watch lists

UNLV freshman forward Anthony Bennett was named to the 12-player midseason watch lists for the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s Oscar Robertson Trophy, given to the nation’s player of the year, and the Integris Wayman Tisdale Award, given to the nation’s freshman of the year.

Bennett leads the Rebels with 18.1 points per game.

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