Tarkainian stands with the Runnin' Rebels

Memorable Moments in UNLV Sports

If you’re past a certain age, you remember when the Runnin’ Rebels won the 1990 NCAA Basketball Championship. This season, UNLV celebrated the 20th anniversary of that stunning tournament. But the Rebels also have had plenty of miracle moments in other sports.

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