UNLV Men's Basketball

Instant Analysis: Best way to honor Tark is for current UNLV team to keep fighting

L.E. Baskow

A 1990 NCAA championship team chair is placed on the UNLV basketball team bench in honor of coach Jerry Tarkanian as they ready to face Boise State Wednesday, February, 18. 2015.

Instant Analysis: Best way to honor Tark is for current UNLV team to keep fighting
ray brewer:
Wed, Feb 18, 2015 (10:35 p.m.)
The best way to honor the late Jerry Tarkanian, the founding father of UNLV basketball, is by not wasting what he built ...
UNLV guard Jelan Kendrick (22) gets behind Boise State's Igor Hadziomerovic (12) for a layup, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.
Blog: Rebels watch another close game slip away in 53-48 loss to Boise State
Rebels Basketball:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Rebels scored seven straight to come back, tie the game and get the Thomas & Mack Center rocking. Then just as soon as UNLV had the momentum it all went away as Boise State made the game-winning plays and held on for a 53-48 victory on a night the program honored the late Jerry Tarkanian.
Colorado State's J.J. Avila shoots against UNLV's Christian Wood during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, Colo.
Bern’s-Eye View: Forecasting Mountain West Basketball Week 15
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Dave Rice doesn’t want to view the end of the season this way, but UNLV will probably play the largest role in the conference title race of any team not actually in it. In most cases, you would call that team a potential spoiler.
Jerry Tarkanian and members of the 1990 Rebels championship team pose for photos during a halftime tribute Nov. 10, 2009, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
UNLV greats honor Tarkanian with matching championship tattoos
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Sporting News reports that five members of Jerry Tarkanian's 1990 UNLV team came together to remember their beloved coach with some matching ink.
Boise State's Derrick Marks heads past UNLV's Goodluck Okonoboh during the second half in Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. Boise State won 82-73 in overtime.
Rebels hoping to honor Tarkanian with victory against Boise State
UNLV basketball:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Entering the final two and a half weeks of the season, UNLV finds itself in eighth place of a lukewarm ...
Former UNLV head basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian smiles after a statue of him was unveiled in front of the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
Tarkanian’s funeral a testament to his legacy
Where I Stand:
Monday, February 16, 2015
Our Lady of Las Vegas Catholic Church resembled the Thomas and Mack Center in the heyday of Runnin’ Rebels basketball. It was a standing-room-only crowd, with some of the greatest ...
Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian is courtside for the Rebels' home opener versus Morehead State on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014.
Las Vegas Strip to dim lights for Jerry Tarkanian tribute
Monday, February 16, 2015
The uniquely Vegas tribute has honored Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy.
UNLV guard Dantley Walker (30) shares a laugh with teammate UNLV forward Christian Wood (5) during their basketball game versus SJS at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 10, 2015. L.E. Baskow.
Dantley Walker out with knee injury; Rebels down to 7 scholarship players
UNLV Basketball:
Monday, February 16, 2015
UNLV basketball fan-favorite Dantley Walker sprained the medial collateral ligament in his right knee last Saturday against Air Force and is expected to miss ...
Jerry Tarkanian attends the annual old timers gathering at the Stardust on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006. Tarkanian was the UNLV men's basketball coach from 1973-1992 and led the team to four Final Fours.
Jerry Tarkanian: Honoring a basketball legend
Monday, February 16, 2015
A part of us died last week. Jerry Tarkanian, known as “Tark the Shark,” died Feb. 11 at 84 after battling multiple illnesses over the past few years. He won more than 500 games at UNLV, made four appearances in the Final Four and captured the 1990 national championship. And that’s just the beginning ...
Lois Tarkanian talks to her husband, former UNLV head basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, after a statue of the coaching legend was unveiled in front of the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.
Tark was beloved by his players and Las Vegans
Where I Stand:
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Jerry Tarkanian didn’t care about your background, even if it included a criminal history, coming from a broken home, living in the projects or academic struggles. He saw the good in everyone. That’s something …
Air Force Falcons guard Zach Kocur, right, grabs a rebound in front of guard Trevor Lyons, second from right, forward Marek Olesinski and UNLV guard Jordan Cornish, second from left, in the second half at the Air Force Academy, Colo., on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Air Force defeated UNLV 76-75.
Rebels’ pile of close defeats grows with one-point loss at Air Force
UNLV Basketball:
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Stripped down to its most basic element, UNLV’s gameplan today at Clune Arena was very simple. And judged only by delivering on that plan, the Rebels failed completely ...
Air Force fell to 2-8 in Mountain West Conference play with a 74-63 loss to UNLV on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Blog: Rebels on wrong side of another close game, losing 76-75 at Air Force
UNLV basketball:
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Chris Wood hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to finish with a career-high 31 points, but unfortunately for UNLV the Rebels trailed by four and the shot was meaningless except for the point spread. UNLV picked up its scoring in Rashad Vaughn's absence but the defense wasn't good enough to fend off Air Force in a 76-75 defeat.
UNLV guard Rashad Vaughn (1) gets off a jump shot over SJS guard Darryl Gaynor II (5) during their basketball game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, January 10, 2015. L.E. Baskow.
Rebels heading to Air Force while trying to overcome Vaughn’s injury
UNLV Basketball:
Friday, February 13, 2015
A season littered with setbacks offsetting some of the positives suffered another one on Thursday, and this was more disappointing than any individual loss the Rebels (14-10, 5-6) have had this season.
UNLV guard, Rashad Vaughn, drives against Fresno State guard, Julien Lewis (14), during the first half of their game on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Rebels’ leading scorer out indefinitely with injured knee
Thursday, February 12, 2015
UNLV’s leading scorer will be out at least until the conference tournament, making a thin rotation even shorter off the bench. Freshman Rashad Vaughn suffered ...
UNLV cheerleaders and dance team members leave flowers at the statue of coach Jerry Tarkanian outside the Thomas & Mack Center during a gathering of fans Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, after the news of his death at age 84.
‘He made you feel special’: Rice and Augmon share memories of Jerry Tarkanian
UNLV Basketball:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
One of the main things UNLV coach Dave Rice remembers about the man who first suggested he get into coaching was a lesson from the court applicable to life ...