November 28, 2006

UNLV heads to Tucson

While the Wildcats and head coach Lute Olson are still changing some things after four games this season, the team has looked good and made some strides in every game.

The Cats played their most complete full game Wednesday when they routed Samford 86-57. Arizona will need to keep improving as it moves forward and Tuesday night's game against 4-1 UNLV will be a good test.

Runnin' Rebels head coach Lon Kruger is looking for a special season primarily because his son, Kevin Kruger, transferred from ASU to play for his father. Kevin is part of a very talented backcourt, which includes former five-star recruit Jo'Van Adams, who leads the team in scoring at 15.4 points per game.

A healthy Michael Umeh and senior Wendell White have both also gotten heavy minutes this season, averaging 13.0 and 14.6 points per game respectively. Everyone at Arizona has seen that Kruger can shoot the three, but it is actually Umeh who leads the team at 40% from range.


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