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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Sept. 28 - Oct. 4

Madison Morell


Madison Morell had a career-day in Nevada's 3-2 upset of No. 25 Wyoming. Morell set a new career-high with 31 kills, including five in the fifth set. Her 31 kills was just one shy of tying the program record of 32 set by Lauren Netherby. The Plano, Texas, native is the first player in the Mountain West this season to register 30+ kills and is also tied for ninth in the nation for most kills in a five-set match this season.

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