Governor Brian Sandoval today issued the following statement after former UNLV Coach Jerry Tarkanian was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame:
"Coach Tarkanian is a Nevada legend and I congratulate him on his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. A father and husband, Jerry is beloved by players, fans and UNLV. Coach Tarkanian led UNLV to four Final Fours and one national championship -- all while leaving an indelible impression upon Nevada. Kathleen and I extend our best wishes to Coach Tarkanian and his family on this well deserved honor."