Originally written on Sports by Colin  |  Last updated 10/24/14
In the most lopsided title game in history, the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels embarrassed the Duke University Blue Devils 103–73 to win the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship 23 years ago this Tuesday on April 2, 1990. Powered by stars Larry Johnson, Greg Anthony, Stacey Augmon, David Butler and Anderson Hunt, the Rebels went on an 18-0 run midway through the second half to help Jerry “Tark the Shark” Tarkanian capture his first crown as a collegiate head coach. Scoring a game-high 29 points on 12-for-16 shooting, Hunt was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player after the blowout triumph at … Continue reading →
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