RANKING THE REBELS: 22 – Marcus Banks


Years: 2001 to 2003

Career highlights:

■ Scored 1,139 points to rank 25th on UNLV’s career scoring list.

■ Seventh in career steals with 158, and was the conference Defensive Player of the Year two times.

■ Averaged team-high 20.3 points in 2002-03, when he was first-team All-Mountain West.

■ Scored 35 points in an 82-80 victory at UNR on Dec. 4, 2002.

Quotable: “Marcus was probably as fast from one end of the floor to the other as anybody I’ve ever seen. For a scoring, shooting point guard he was exceptional. I thought Marcus was the best player in the league.” — Charlie Spoonhour, former UNLV coach

Currently: Playing for Toronto, his fifth team in seven NBA seasons. A first-round draft pick, he also played for Boston, Minnesota, Phoenix and Miami.

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