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RANKING THE REBELS: 58 – Curtis Watson


Years: 1967 to 1969

Career highlights:

■ Scored 963 points in 57 games for a career average of 16.9.

■ Led the Rebels with a 21.0 scoring average in 1968-69.

■ Scored a career-high 39 points in a 118-105 victory over Albuquerque on March 2, 1969.

■ Team had a 43-14 record in his two seasons.

Quotable: “I played with a group of great guys. We were tough. We worked hard in practice, we were a together team, and that made us very successful.” — Watson

Currently: A State Farm Insurance agent in Las Vegas for 37 years, Watson and his wife, Wilma, have a son, Bryan, and a daughter, Tamara.

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