LAS VEGAS and PHILADELPHIA CREAM, March 1, 2016 / PRNewswire / – Enabled Tuesday March 1st, 2016 as part of their ongoing partnership with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Mitchell & Ness will release the Authentic 1989-90 Larry Johnson UNLV NCAA Jersey and Shorts. Retail at $ 225 & $ 125 respectively, the release marks the first time the nostalgic brand has produced authentic NCAA basketball uniforms.
The jersey has a dazzling heavyweight body with a knit rib at the neck and armholes. Logo and numbers on the front screen printed in two colors, with a name screen printed in one color on the back. The shorts are also dazzling with knit rib at the waist. The year ID is embroidered on the back of the waistband.
Larry johnson missed out on a first-round selection in the 1989 NBA Draft to play under the legendary UNLV the head coach Jerry Tarkanian. He averaged 20.6 pts, 11.4 rebs, 2.1 asts, 1.6 stls and 1.4 blks per game while shooting 62.4% from the field during the 1989-90 season. Johnson’s accomplishments include being named the All-American and Big West Consensus First Team Player of the Year.
UNLV reach the 1990 NCAA D1 National Championship game against the Duke Blue Devils led by Stacey Augmon, Gray Anthony and Johnson who collected 22pts and 11rebs in the breakout win 103-73. The victory set records for the highest score and greatest margin of victory for the NCAA Tournament Championship game.
Mitchell & Ness chose to celebrate a milestone anniversary of career-defining NCAA moments, and UNLV The 1990 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship was a defining moment in Johnson’s college career.
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On Mitchell & Ness Nostalgie Co.
Founded as a golf and tennis company in 1904, Mitchell & Ness Sporting Goods supplied field uniforms to the Philadelphia Eagles, Athletics and Phillies as early as 1933. The Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Company was established in the 1980s on the basis of the idea of ââresurrecting authentic jerseys important to the history of the sport. As a pioneer in this field, Mitchell & Ness is known the world over for its authentic classic swimsuits. The company is licensed by the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL and NCAA to produce premium clothing and headwear. Based at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mitchell & Ness has been âdefining the authenticâ for over 100 years. For more information on Mitchell & Ness, visit www.mitchellandness.com.
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