Ricky Sobers

Becoming the first Runnin’ Rebel to be selected in the first round of the NBA Draft (16th pick by Phoenix in 1975), Ricky Sobers had his No . 40 retired during a halftime ceremony on Feb . 21, 2004 . Sobers, who played at UNLV from 1973-75, was the first All-American in Runnin’ Rebel history . He is also a member of the 1987  40 class inducted into the UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame