On This Date In Men's Basketball

The University of Nevada men's basketball team is celebrating its 100th season in 2012-13.  A as freshman Pete Padgett set the Wolf Pack record for rebounds 40 years ago today against Loyola Marymount grabbing 30 in a 102-86 loss to the Lions.  Padgett's 1,464 career rebounds is also the school record.  His 462 rebounds in 1972-73 is the single season mark and he had 395 the next year which is the second best total in school history.  Padgett ranks sixth in scoring with 1,646 points during his four season at Nevada.

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