Rest in peace to the coaching great Jerry Tarkanian. The second huge loss in this week for college basketball and arguably the world as a whole. Known for his chewing of a towel on the sideline during games and his flyboy UNLV squads including the 1990 NCAA championship team. But Tark was more. He challenged an NCAA suspension all the way to the supreme court claiming they were a state actor that violated his due process rights by suspending him. He also collected a $2.5 million settlement from the NCAA after alleging they tried to force him out of coaching in the NCAA for the better part of two decades. He was the definition of his final two schools mascots, a Rebel and a Bulldog. But also he was a winner and legend given raise by taking the chance on the little guy and boy did it pay off. Someone upstairs must've needed some better basketball to watch so he called upon Tark and Dean Smith to coach em up. Rest in peace to both! PS- I posted in Miscellaneous Vegas due to his 19 years at UNLV. It was here or Sportsbook.