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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Sophomore Jordan Pearce led the Nevada baseball team to a 3-1 week with an extra-innings nonconference win over Grand Canyon and a rivalry series victory over UNLV. On the week, Pearce batted .429 with six hits, nine RBI, four runs, one double, two triples and one home run. Pearce’s efforts helped Nevada clinch Governor’s Series points in baseball for the second straight season.

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