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Jerry Tarkanian wins at U of L, 1991

Posted on February 11, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian held a towel during the Runnin' Rebels 97-85 win over Louisville Jan. 26, 1991 in Freedom Hall. The win improved UNLV's record to 15-0 and they went on to enter the NCAA Tournament undefeated. The defedning National Champion Runnin' Rebels were upset in the the national semifinals to eventual champions Duke, 79-77. Photo by Ron Garrison | staff

UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian gave his famous towel a workout during the Runnin’ Rebels 97-85 win over Louisville on Jan. 26, 1991 in Freedom Hall. The win improved UNLV’s record to 15-0, and they went on to enter the NCAA Tournament undefeated. The Runnin’ Rebels, who had won the national championship the previous season, were upset in the the national semifinals to eventual champion Duke, 79-77.  The Hall of Fame basketball coach died Wednesday, Feb. 11. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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