RANKING THE REBELS: 83 – Tim Leonard

Tim Leonard

Years: 1959 to 1962

Career highlights:

■ Led the team in scoring with an 18.2 average in 1961-62, when the Rebels went 16-8.

■ Scored a career-high 34 points in a win over Claremont College on Feb. 16, 1962.

■ Scored 949 points in 65 games for a career scoring average of 14.6.

■ Led the team in rebounding twice, posting a 12.3 average in 1960-61.

Quotable: “He was a strong rebounder. I guess you could say he had sharp elbows, too, because he could block them out and hold his ground.” — Jim Jansen, Leonard’s teammate for two seasons

After UNLV: Leonard was a junior high teacher for several years in Las Vegas and Utah, his home state.

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