Rebels Among the Rankings

(ESPN.com)

Using a point system devised by its Stats & Information department, ESPN counted down the 50 most successful college basketball programs of the past 50 years. UNLV placed No. 14, which isn’t bad considering the program didn’t become Division I until 1970. The Rebels did rank No. 1 among teams in the decadelong stretch from 1983-92, and third overall behind North Carolina and Indiana during the Jerry Tarkanian era (1973-92), but NCAA sanctions and the program’s dearth of conference titles and limited NCAA Tournament success in the last 20 years hurt their overall ranking.

Find the full link at ESPN.com.

Suggested Next Read

Hope on Turf

Sports

Hope on Turf

By Timothy Pratt

The 100 athletes crammed into a corner of Summerlin’s Las Vegas Indoor Soccer had little in common except fútbol and the Las Vegas Legends T-shirts they’d acquired moments before. “You guys are part of history,” Meir Cohen, the man who owns both the facility and the team, told them. “In a few years you’ll be able to say, ‘I was part of it’—whether you make it or not.”

DTLV

RunRebs

X
X