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Jerry Tarkanian

Jerry TarkanianBorn: 8-Aug-1930
Birthplace: Euclid, OH
Died: 11-Feb-2015
Location of death: Las Vegas, NV
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Longtime UNLV basketball coach

729 wins as a college basketball coach, against only 201 losses. Took the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship with the University of Nevada at Las Vegas in 1990. Frequently the subject of NCAA investigations, he resigned at UNLV in 1992 after several of his players were photographed in a hot tub with a convicted game fixer.

Father: (d. tuberculosis)
Mother: Haigouhie Tarkanian ("Rosie")
Brother: Myron
Wife: Lois Huter Tarkanian (m. 1966, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Pamela
Daughter: Jodie
Son: Danny
Son: George

    University: Pasadena City College
    University: Fresno State University (1955)
    University: MA Education, University of Redlands
    Coach: Riverside City College (1961-66)
    Coach: Pasadena City College (1966-68)
    Coach: Long Beach State University (1968-73)
    Coach: University of Nevada at Las Vegas (1973-92)
    Coach: Fresno State University (1995-2002)

    Armenian Ancestry

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    San Antonio Spurs coach (1992)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Sixth Man (28-Mar-1997) · Himself
    Blue Chips (18-Feb-1994) · Himself
    Honeymoon in Vegas (28-Aug-1992)
    The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (21-Nov-1979)

Official Website:
http://www.tarkanian.com/


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