RANKING THE REBELS: 14 – Robert Smith


Years: 1974 to 1977

Career highlights:

■ Point guard on UNLV’s first NCAA Final Four team in 1977; Rebels compiled 82-10 record in his three seasons.

■ No. 1 in career free-throw percentage (.878); holds single-season record (98-for-106, .925) set in 1976-77.

■ Scored 954 points in 92 games for a career average of 10.4.

■ Ranks seventh in career assists with 445.

Quotable: “Robert is the best point guard to ever play there. I think Robert could still play in the NBA right now because he’s in great shape.” — Mark Wade, UNLV point guard from 1985 to 1987

Currently: UNLV radio analyst and AAU coach. He and wife Gloria have three sons and one daughter. A third-round pick by the Denver Nuggets, he played seven years in the NBA and seven in France.

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