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FILE - In this April 3, 1990, file photo, Jerry Tarkanian and his players celebrate with the championship trophy after defeating Duke for the national championship in Denver. Former Duke player Grant Hill, who played on the team that defeated unbeaten UNLV in the semifinals of the national championship in Indianapolis in 1991, said UNLV of 1991 and Kentucky of 2015 have similarities, but there are differences. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke, File)

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FILE - In this April 2, 1990, file photo UNLV head coach Jerry Tarkanian flashes a big smile during a press conference prior to facing Duke in the NCAA Final Four in Denver. Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian, who built a basketball dynasty at UNLV but was defined more by his decades-long battle with the NCAA, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Las Vegas after several years of health issues. He was 84. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

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Jerry Tarkanian is escorted by his son, Danny, during halftime ceremonies honoring the former basketball coach at Fresno State University in Fresno, Calif., on March 1, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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FILE - In this March 1, 2014, file photo, Jerry Tarkanian is escorted by his son, Danny, during halftime ceremonies honoring the former basketball coach at Fresno State University in Fresno, Calif. The Hall of Fame basketball coach is hospitalized in Las Vegas, where his son says he’s being treated for pneumonia. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian, File)

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Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian, front, sits in front of fellow inductees during the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class announcement, Monday, April 8, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian, front, sits in front of fellow inductees during the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class announcement, Monday, April 8, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2005 file photo, former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian enters the court at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. The court was formally named after Tarkanian, who coached at UNLV for 19 seasons . (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)