A Tough Act to Follow

jerry_tarkanian_1990_national_championship_trophy_presentation_by_greg_cavaJerry Tarkanian coached his last game at UNLV on March 3, 1992, ending a 19-season run at the helm of the Rebels. In 23 seasons since Tarkanian’s forced exit, 10 other men (including interims) have served as UNLV’s head men’s basketball coach. Here’s a look at how those coaches fared vs. the legend they followed:

UNLV with Tark UNLV since Tark
Record 509-105 .829 winning pct. 461-259 .640 winning pct.
NCAA tournament appearances 12 8
NCAA tournament record 31-12 3/8/2015
Final Four appearances 4 0
30-win seasons 4 1
First-round NBA Draft picks 9 5