Found December 18, 2011 on The Sports Bank:
Last March two college basketball documentaries premiered to remind us college basketball nuts how the game was changed in the early ’90s. Both focused on powerhouse programs that fell from grace since then, but today seem to be trending backward. The ESPN film focusing on the Michigan Wolverines Fab 5 may have gotten all the hype and controversy, but the HBO doc on the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels was actually a much better/more informational film. Today’s Rebels are led by a link to that glorious past in first year head coach Dave Rice, a member of the 1990 National Title team. Rice also had 11 years of experience as an assistant at the school entering this season. His Rebs are 11-2, with a banner win over the then #1 North Carolina Tar Heels, and gave the #19 Illinois Fighting Illini their first loss of the season in Chicago yesterday. Sure that Illini team really is nowhere near as good as their 10-1 record indicates, but the Rebs jsut completely shut down their offense. “25% (FG for t...
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