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TARK'S 13-YEAR ORDEAL
William F. Reed
December 10, 1990
AUG. 25, 1977The NCAA announces a two-year probation against UNLV for recruiting violations committed between '71 and 75.
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December 10, 1990

Tark's 13-year Ordeal

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AUG. 25, 1977
The NCAA announces a two-year probation against UNLV for recruiting violations committed between '71 and 75.

SEPT. 7, 1977
UNLV president Dr. Donald Baepler suspends Tarkanian.

SEPT. 8, 1977
Tarkanian files suit against UNLV and later adds the NCAA as a defendant.

SEPT. 26, 1977
Clark County ( Nevada) District Judge James Brennan issues a permanent injunction preventing UNLV from suspending Tarkanian.

JUNE 25, 1984
State of Nevada Court Judge Paul Goldman rules that the NCAA violated Tarkanian's due process rights.

AUG. 27, 1987
The Nevada Supreme Court upholds Goldman's ruling.

DEC. 12, 1988
The U.S. Supreme Court upholds the NCAA's right to discipline its members.

JULY 20, 1990
The NCAA bans UNLV from the '91 NCAA tournament.

OCT. 28, 1990
UNLV offers the NCAA four alternatives to the tournament ban.

NOV. 29, 1990
The NCAA and Tarkanian settle on a compromise that allows UNLV to defend its title.

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