On October 8, 2012 Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced the launch of the Governor's Series, presented by NV Energy and Barrick Gold. This historic, new competition establishes a formal head-to-head athletic and academic challenge between longtime rivals -- the UNLV Rebels and the Nevada Wolf Pack. The all-encompassing competition will annually crown one school the winner of the Governor's Series.


  • Head-to-head competitions will be worth 3 points
  • Series or home-and-home competitions will be worth a total of 3 points; head-to-head competition in the conference tournament will serve as a tie-breaker (if available); 1.5 points for series tie in the event the teams split in the regular season and don't play head-to-head in the conference tournament.
  • Highest finish in Mountain West Championships will be used for sports that don't compete head-to-head or in a series
  • 3 points will be awarded for sport-by-sport comparison of APR scores (school with the most "wins" by sport in the head-to-head comparisons will be awarded 3 points; 1.5 point perinstitution in the event of tie)
  • Winning institution will be retain the trophy for one (1) year
  • In the event of a tie, the winner of the Battle for Fremont Cannon football game will be used as the tie-breaker

UNLV UNLV Rebels CURRENT SCORE: 3 - 12 Nevada Wolf Pack Nevada


Oct. 15 Women's Swimming & Diving Rivalry Game Reno, Nev. Wolf Pack 144, Rebels 98
Oct. 28 Women's Cross Country Mountain West Championship Boise, Idaho Wolf Pack 7th, Rebles 11th
Oct. 28 Soccer Rivalry Game Reno Rebels 4, Wolf Pack 2
Nov. 19 Volleyball Rivalry Game Las Vegas Wolf Pack 3, Rebels 1
Nov. 26 Football Rivalry Game Las Vegas Wolf Pack 45, Rebels 10
Feb. 8 Men's Basketball Rivalry Game Reno Wolf Pack 104, Rebels 77
Feb. 8 Women's Basketball Rivalry Game Las Vegas Rebels 60, Wolf Pack 41
Feb. 15-18 Women's Swimming & Diving Mountain West Championship College Station, Texas Wolf Pack 3rd, Rebels 8th
Feb. 25 Men's Basketball Rivalry Game Las Vegas TBA
Feb. 25 Women's Basketball Rivalry Game Reno 4:00 p.m.
Feb. 23-25 Women's Indoor Track & Field Mountain West Championship Albuquerque, N.M. All Day
 April 7 Men's Tennis Rivalry Series Las Vegas TBA
April 14 Women's Tennis Rivalry Match Las Vegas 12:00 p.m.
April 14-16 Softball Rivalry Series Reno TBA
April 17-19 Women's Golf Mountain West Championship Rancho Mirage, Calif. All Day
April 21-23 Men's Golf Mountain West Championship Tucson, Ariz. All Day
May 10-13 Women's Outdoor Track & Field Mountain West Championship Logan, Utah All Day
May 12-14 Baseball Rivalry Series Las Vegas TBA
Academic Progress Rate Academic Component
Points left to be awarded in 2016-17: Men's Basketball*, Women's Basketball*, Women's Indoor Track & Field, Baseball, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Softball, Women's Golf, Men's Golf, Women's Outdoor Track & Field, Academic Progress Rate.

Points awarded in 2016-17: Women's Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball, Football, Women's Swimming & Diving

* -- Points will be awarded after the MW Championships as the possibility of a rematch from head-to-head meetings exists.
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2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week

Men's Basketball
D.J. Fenner

D.J. Fenner had a career week with Nevada basketball. Fenner scored 37 points against UNLV, a career high. He also netted 21 points at San Diego State, leading both teams in scoring in back-to-back games. He averaged 29 points and 6.5 rebounds per game against UNLV and SDSU.

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