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Shark Attack Jerry Tarkanian and His Battle with the NCAA and UNLV

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ISBN-10: 0060179805

ISBN-13: 9780060179809

Edition: 1992

Authors: Don Yaeger

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"Jerry Tarkanian is the winningest coach in college basketball history--but this was not enough to save his job. The political waters at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas were too deep and too infested with human sharks for him to survive. Given no choice, Jerry Tarkanian resigned, effective at the end of the 1991-1992 season." "But all the questions surrounding Tarkanian's departure were never answered--some were never even asked. Until now." "Why did UNLV's president, Robert Maxson, and athletic director, Dennis Finfrock, seek to drive Tarkanian from UNLV?" "Why did the NCAA target Tarkanian for a nonstop witchhunt?" "Who was responsible for secretly feeding information--all crushing…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Don Yaeger was an Associate Editor at Sports Illustrated magazine. He is the co-author of Under the Tarnished Dome: How Notre Dame Betrayed Its Ideals for Football Glory, Pros and Cons: The Criminals Who Play in the NFL, and George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution.

The Resignation
The Thrill of Victory
The Agony of Defeat
The Courting of Jerry Tarkanian
Here Comes the NCAA: Round One
A New President, a Bad Omen
The Big Mistake: Lloyd Daniels
Here Comes the NCAA: Round Two
An Athletic Director on a Mission
In a Fix: Richard Perry
The Week That Was
Epilogue: The Final Summer