Edgar Jones (1975-79/ Basketball)





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.

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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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