Edgar Jones was a four-year starter for Nevada from 1975-76 and 1978-79. He is the all-time leading scorer for the university with 1,877 points in 101 games, or 18.6 points a game for his entire career. He is second on the all-time rebounding list at 1,116 or 11.1 per game. Jones was first team ALL-West Coast Athletic Conference in 1976-77 and second team in 1975-76 and 1977-78. During his four years with the team, the Wolf Pack was 67-41, including 21-7 in 1978-79 when the team got a National Invitational Tournament Bid. Jones went on to a successful National Basketball Association career with New Jersey, Detroit.