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: 24 - 24 (Nevada Wins)
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 Wolf Pack 94, Rebels 58
Feb. 25 Women's Basketball Rivalry Game Reno Rebels 64, Wolf Pack 49
Feb. 23-25 Women's Indoor Track & Field Mountain West Championship Albuquerque, N.M. Rebels 2nd, Wolf Pack 5th
 April 7 Men's Tennis* Rivalry Series Las Vegas Rebels 4, Wolf Pack 1
April 14 Women's Tennis* Rivalry Match Las Vegas Rebels 5, Wolf Pack 2
April 14-16 Softball Rivalry Series Reno Wolf Pack 2, Rebels 1
April 17-19 Women's Golf Mountain West Championship Rancho Mirage, Calif. Rebels 1st, Wolf Pack 6th
April 21-23 Men's Golf Mountain West Championship Tucson, Ariz. Rebels 1st, Wolf Pack 6th
May 10-13 Women's Outdoor Track & Field Mountain West Championship Logan, Utah Rebels 3rd, Wolf Pack 4
May 12-14 Baseball Rivalry Series Las Vegas Wolf Pack 2, Rebels 1
Academic Progress Rate Academic Component Wolf Pack 8, Rebels 4, Tie 2
Points left to be awarded in 2016-17: None. Nevada wins via tie-breaker.

Points awarded in 2016-17: Women's Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball, Football, Women's Swimming & Diving, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Indoor Track & Field, Softball, Women's Golf, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Baseball, Outdoor Track & Field, Academic Progress Rate.

* -- Points will be awarded after the MW Championships as the possibility of a rematch from head-to-head meetings exists.
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The University of Nevada men’s basketball team captured the Mountain West regular season and tournament titles finishing 28-7.  The Wolf Pack played in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in a decade.


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