West Region No. 9: 1991 UNLV
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UNLV finished the regular season in dominating fashion, with an 18-0 Big West Conference regular season record. After winning the regular season title, UNLV won the league tournament as well.
The Jerry Tarkanian-led squad scored more than 100 points 14 times during the year, including a 112-105 win at second-ranked Arkansas in February. The team led the nation in scoring margin at plus-26.7 (scoring 97.7 ppg and allowing 71 ppg). UNLV shot 53.5 percent from the field overall and 41.3 percent from beyond the 3-point line.
Four players averaged double figures, including Larry Johnson's team-high 22.7 ppg. Johnson was named to the first team All-America squad for the second straight year.
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Forward - Stacey Augmon, Sr. (16.5 ppg, 7.3 rpg)
Center - George Ackles, Sr. (8.2 ppg, 5.7 rpg)
Guard - Greg Anthony, Sr. (11.6 ppg, 8.9 apg)
Guard - Anderson Hunt, Jr. (17.2 ppg, 105 3-pt FGM)
Elmore Spencer, So. (6.4 ppg, 4.0 rpg)
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