Larry Moore (1963-66/ Basketball, Track & Field)





When Larry Moore’s basketball playing days were over in 1966 at the University of Nevada, only two players had ever scored more than the 885 points he hadteammate Nap Montgomery and Bill Robinson (who had scored just three more in his career). Only Montgomery had more career rebounds, having achieved only seven more than Moore. Montgomery was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1992. Moore joins him four years later. Moore was an All-Far W3st Conference selection as a junior and senior, and led the conference in rebounding as a senior. His is still only one of twenty players to score more than 500 points in a season (504). He was also an outstanding track athlete for the Wolf Pack, lettering four years, 1963-66. He was primarily a high jumper with a personal collegiate best of 6’8”. Moore went on to become the City Manager of Richmond, California.

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Fiyin Olusola

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The sophomore ran to an event win in the 100m hurdles Saturday afternoon at the Hornet Invite. The California native clocked in at 13.62 seconds. Her time in the event is a personal record and also ranks as the second-fastest time in the Nevada all-time outdoor record book. It is the best time in the Mountain West so far this outdoor season by a full second.

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