1988 Ruling Casts A Shadow On Current NCAA Investigations

Law360, New York (December 19, 2013, 6:36 PM EST) -- Before John Calipari, Rick Pitino and other presently successful college basketball coaches, there was "the Shark.” Jerry “Tark the Shark” Tarkanian held an impressive run as the men’s basketball coach at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV) in the '80s and early '90s. However, in the midst of his success, which included a national championship in 1990, he constantly was in the eye of National Collegiate Athletic Association investigations. Adverse findings of the NCAA and UNLV’s subsequent implementation of recommended sanctions on Tarkanian resulted...
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