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Former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian dies

LAS VEGAS - He couldn't stop fighting the NCAA any more than he could give up chewing towels courtside. Jerry Tarkanian built a basketball dynasty in the desert, but it was his decades-long battle with the NCAA that defined him far...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-11/former-unlv-basketball-co
Tarkanian to receive $2.5 million in settlement with NCAA

LOS ANGELES -- Jerry Tarkanian's "terrible ordeal" with the...Tarkanian a good coach. "Obviously, Jerry Tarkanian has proven himself to be an excellent...26-year ongoing dispute with Jerry Tarkanian and looks forward to putting this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/03/oth_225405.shtml
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NIT places spotlight on Tarkanian

...scurrying down the hotel corridor after any of the other three NIT coaches. As usual, they were all in pursuit of Jerry Tarkanian. Tarkanian, the coach of troubled Fresno State, was the center of attention at a luncheon Monday introducing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/24/oth_224769.shtml
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James Webb III making a name for himself at Boise State

...the foul line and slammed it home on the same night the lights on the Las Vegas strip dimmed in honor of late coach Jerry Tarkanian."I didn't think it was mathematically possible," Rice said of Webb's high-flying act.Webb's biggest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-17/james-webb-iii-has-making
Top-ranked Kentucky escapes with win at LSU

...Gavin Ware scored 13 apiece to lead Mississippi State. UNLV: A family member says Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian remains hospitalized in very critical condition in Las Vegas, with family members at his side.A son-in-law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-10/top-ranked-kentucky-escap
Clemson coach Brad Brownellawaits word on K.J. McDaniels' future

...basketball eligibility.The 6-foot-10 junior averaged 3.8 points per game this season.UNLV: Former coach Jerry Tarkanian has been admitted to a Las Vegas hospital after relatives say he was feeling weak and having trouble breathing.Tarkanian's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-04-10/clemson-coach-brad-browne
ACC roundup

...honor for all of us on the team." Williams reached the 500-win mark in his 19th season, a season earlier than Jerry Tarkanian did. After the game, he was presented with jerseys from the two schools he coached - Kansas and North Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/10/nca_107888.shtml
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Overtime

...victories in the Carpet Classic and the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate. College Basketball Tarkanian plans to coach next year Jerry Tarkanian might still have some basketball left in him. The 71-year-old Fresno State coach had said this probably would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/22/oth_328735.shtml
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Minnesota advances to NIT finals

...the focus of a 60 Minutes feature by CBS correspondent Mike Wallace. After the story was aired, Fresno State coach Jerry Tarkanian criticized Wallace for not being up front with him about its content. But at halftime, Wallace, a Madison Square...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/25/oth_224824.shtml
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History is on Knight's side

...in hopes of witnessing history Thursday night - including Knight's friends such as John Havlicek, Steve Alford, Jerry Tarkanian and Fuzzy Zoeller - the 66-year-old coach continued to downplay the record. "My only interest in the next game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/01/nca_110782.shtml
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