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Jerry Tarkanian

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Birthday
8, 1930
Birthplace
Euclid, OH
Death Date
Feb 11, 2015 (84)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1930
Birthplace
Euclid, OH
Death Date
Feb 11, 2015 (84)

About

College basketball coach known as "Tark the Shark." He complied a career 706-198 record and is best known for his long tenure at the helm of UNLV.

Before Fame

He played basketball for Fresno State.

Trivia

He sued the NCAA during his coaching tenure at UNLV. His case had to be decided in the Supreme Court.

Family Life

His son, Danny Tarkanian, was an Academic All-American college basketball player.

Associated With

He coached against Grant Hill and the Duke Blue Devils in the 1990-91 NCAA tournament.