RANKING THE REBELS: 80 - Flintie Ray Williams


Flintie Ray Williams

Years: 1978 to 1980

Career highlights:

■ Averaged 7.9 points and 7.1 assists in 1978-79, when the Rebels went 21-8.

■ Led the team in assists both seasons, totaling 277 at UNLV, after transferring from Pepperdine.

■ The Rebels finished 23-9 in 1979-80 and reached the NIT Final Four.

Quotable: "I left Pepperdine and was averaging 17 points a game. But assists and defense is what Jerry (Tarkanian) wanted out of his point guard. I had to adjust my style of play. ... I have no complaints in life. I wouldn't trade this city for anything. It's been great for my family." -- Williams

Currently: A senior executive host at Wynn Las Vegas, Williams has a 21-year-old daughter, Cydni, and 7-year-old son, Jackson.

 

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