OU basketball: Assistant coach Kevin Kruger leaving for UNLV
Kevin Kruger will leave his dad's staff at Oklahoma to accept an assistant coaching job at UNLV, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Kevin Kruger has spent the last three seasons on Lon Kruger's Sooner staff.
Kevin Kruger played for the Runnin' Rebels under his dad in the 2006-07 season as a graduate transfer. He played his first three seasons at Arizona State.
“This has always been home,” Kevin Kruger told the Review-Journal. “When people ask me where I’m from, I’ve always said Vegas. It’s a great feeling to be able to come back home.”
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He'll join the staff of first-year UNLV coach T.J. Otzelberger, who was hired from South Dakota State.
Before joining the Oklahoma staff, Kevin Kruger spent two seasons as an assistant at Northern Arizona.