UNLV's men's basketball program has secured a commitment from Jaden Henley to join the team for the 2024-25 season. The 6-foot-7-inch guard, originally from Ontario, California, will transfer from DePaul, where he was a sophomore, after playing his freshman year at Minnesota. Head coach Kevin Kruger expressed excitement about Henley's addition, highlighting his experience, length, and versatility on the perimeter as valuable assets for the team.

By the Numbers
  • Jaden Henley averaged 8.6 points and 2.7 rebounds per game during the 2023-24 season at DePaul.
  • He recorded a career-high 19 points in a game against Marquette and averaged 24.5 minutes played per contest.
  • During the 2022-23 season at Minnesota, Henley played in 31 games, averaged 20.8 minutes per game, and scored a season-high 16 points against St. Francis Brooklyn.
State of Play
  • UNLV's men's basketball team is coming off its best season in over a decade, securing a postseason invitation for the first time since 2013 and winning its first postseason game in 16 years.
  • Coach Kruger led the team to 21 wins, the most since the 2012-13 season, and oversaw victories over top-10 and ranked teams, illustrating significant progress.
Bottom Line

Jaden Henley's addition provides UNLV with a talented and versatile player, strengthening the team's prospects for the upcoming season amid a period of marked success and progress under Coach Kruger's leadership.