Friday, February 20, 2009
Runnin Rebel Fever
One of the things I really wanted to talk about during my tenure here on modern jackassery was the best College Basketball team of all time.
The 1990 UNLV Running Rebels.
The team that had future NBA stars Larry Johnson, Greg Anthony, and Stacy Augmon playing as professionals in a college game. This team had it all in them, 3 pointers from way out. Sky high dunks that make NBA Jam dunks look like junior ball. Oh and the sheer domination of every opponent they ever faced. The NCAA Tournament made all other teams they faced look like high school teams.
First Round – UNLV 102 – Arkansas – Little Rock 72
Second Round – UNLV 76 – Ohio State 65
Regional Semifinals – UNLV 69 – Ball State 67
Regional Finals – UNLV 131 – Loyola Marymount 101
National Semifinals – UNLV 90 – Georgia Tech 81
Championship Game UNLV 103 – Duke 73
The Championship game is still the largest victory in any championship game in any sport. So it is time to pay tribute to this team that dominated basketball by watching the above video that has highlights all season.