Runnin' Rebels Awards Given Out
 
 
 
 
April 24, 1998

LAS VEGAS - The following awards were given out at the 1997-98 UNLV Runnin' Rebels Basketball Banquet, Thursday night at the Las Vegas Hilton.

ACADEMIC AWARD - Grant Rice

LEADING SCORER - Tyrone Nesby with 1,050 points

OUTSTANDING REBOUNDER - Kaspars Kambala

MOST IMPROVED - Brian Keefe

BEST DEFENSIVE PLAYER - Greedy Daniels and Issiah Epps

MR. HUSTLE AWARD - Mark Dickel

COACHES LEADERSHIP AWARD -Tyrell Jamerson

UNSUNG HERO AWARD - Donovan Stewart

MR. "GO TO" AWARD - THE BIG PLAY MAKER - Kevin Simmons

ARTHUR NEWMAN MOST VALUABLE PLAYER AWARD - Tyrone Nesby

2 YEAR LETTER WINNERS / JUNIOR COLLEGE TRANSFERS: Cornelius "Corky" Ausborne Keon Clark Tyrone Nesby

2 YEAR LETTER WINNERS: Mark Dickel Justin Thacker Grant Rice

1 YEAR LETTER WINNERS: Tyrell Jamerson Kaspars Kambala Brian Keefe Edwin "Greedy" Daniels Issiah Epps Kevin Simmons Donovan Stewart

WAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Kaspars Kambala - Mountain Player of the Week - November 17

WAC ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM: Brian Keefe - Set WAC Tournament record with 13 - 3 pointers Tyrone Nesby Mark Dickel - Set WAC Tournament record (single game) with 12 assists

WAC FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR - MOUNTAIN DIVISION: Kaspars Kambala

WAC ALL-NEWCOMER TEAM - MOUNTAIN DIVISION: Kaspars Kambala Edwin "Greedy" Daniels

BUDGET AWARDS PLUS SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD: Tyrone Nesby Also - Scored 1,050 career points Back to back seasons of playing over 1,000 minutes

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BASKETBALL COACHES ALL-STAR GAME SELECTION: Tyrone Nesby Also - Scored second highest total at event with 17 points.

SENIORS: Tyrone Nesby Corky Ausborne Tyrell Jamison Keon Clark Justin Thacker

REBEL AIR - FREQUENT FLYER AWARD - Bill and Cheryl Lastra, Jan Jones

REBELS IN HEAVEN: Chris Stambach Karl Miller Hal Ruparcich Pat Hull

SPECIAL COACHES AWARD: Hank Zawicki

 

 

 
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