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February 14, 1992
On a day when it was reported that federal authorities were investigating whether Nevada Las Vegas players shaved points last season, No. 15 UNLV defeated San Jose State, 83-39, Thursday night in a Big West Conference game at Las Vegas. UNLV (21-2, 13-0) led 50-13 at halftime in winning its 18th consecutive game, the nation's longest winning streak. San Jose State (2-17, 1-10) made only 15 of 74 shots.
November 14, 1997
A guest list of sports figures to be featured on TV and radio from today through Thursday: * Baltimore Oriole outfielder Eric Davis, gymnast Kristi Yamaguchi --"The Big Show," today, 6-9 a.m., Fox Sports West 2, AM 1150, XTRA 690 * Long Beach State Athletic Director Robert Maxson and golfer Peter Jacobsen --"The Irv Kaze Show," tonight, 6:15, KIEV * Minnesota Viking Coach Dennis Green --"Up Close," Monday, 3 p.m.
July 23, 1992 | Associated Press
Dennis Farrell, associate commissioner of the Big West Conference, was selected Wednesday as its new commissioner. Farrell, 41, succeeds Jim Haney, who left to become executive director of the National Assn. of Basketball Coaches. "The Big West has an excellent new commissioner in Dennis Farrell," read a statement from Robert Maxson, UNLV president and a member of the search committee.
February 3, 2000 | VINCE KOWALICK
An invitation for Cal State Northridge to join the Big West Conference could come next week. Big West Conference officials are expected to discuss and possibly vote on admitting Northridge and UC Riverside during a conference call scheduled for Wednesday. Robert Maxson, president of Long Beach State and chairman of the board for the Big West, said he is in favor of admitting both schools.
February 24, 1994
Four candidates, including two area college administrators, are finalists for the presidency at Cal State Long Beach. They are Karl Anatol, interim Cal State Long Beach president; Robert Detweiler, president of Cal State Dominguez Hills; Manuel Ibanez, president of Texas A & M-Kingsville campus, and Robert Maxson, president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The finalists will be on campus at various times through Tuesday to meet with students, faculty and others in the community.
December 17, 1988
Robert Maxson, president of the University of Nevada Las Vegas, said Friday that the school will offer suggestions to the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. on penalties it might impose on UNLV's basketball program or Coach Jerry Tarkanian. Maxson, responding to comments by NCAA executive director Dick Schultz, said university officials will meet soon to find a solution that will satisfy the NCAA's Infractions Committee. "We're not going to wait on the NCAA," said Maxson.
March 25, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
In a move that angered supporters of former Nevada Las Vegas basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, University of Nevada System regents voted, 5-4, Tuesday against an independent investigation of Tarkanian's charges that UNLV administrators conspired to damage his program. The vote set off an angry reaction by supporters of Tarkanian. His supporters yelled at regents and tried to argue with them as the meeting ended.
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