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Las Vegas / Basketball #487553

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 19, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Las Vegas basketball.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Las Vegas, NV) Basketball team of University Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) is highest scoring in college history. They average 120 points per game. [Reggie THEUS - describes how hard it was to play after he came off bench.] Local boosters hired basketball coach, "Tark the Shark", Jerry Tarkanean. [TARKANEAN - speaks to group.] 1 of players recruited from Tel Aviv. NCAA suspects Tarkanean does more than he should to keep players happy but can't prove it. [Comedian Don RICKLES - happy for the Rebels.] Arizona won in overtime over UNLV in NCAA playoff prelude.
REPORTER: Dick Schapp

Brokaw, Tom;
Schapp, Dick

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