On October 8, 2012 Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced the launch of the Governor's Series, presented by NV Energy. 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: 0-1.5 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 TBA
Oct. 28 Soccer Rivalry Game Reno 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 19 Volleyball Rivalry Game Las Vegas 3:00 p.m.
Nov. 26 Football Rivalry Game Las Vegas TBA
Feb. 8 Men's Basketball Rivalry Game Reno TBA
Feb. 8 Women's Basketball Rivalry Game Las Vegas 6:00 p.m.
Feb. 15-18 Women's Swimming & Diving Mountain West Championship College Station, Texas All Day
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: (Women's Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball, Football, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Swimming & Diving, 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 will be awarded after the MW Championships as the possibility of a rematch from head-to-head meetings exists.
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Ty Gangi

Sophomore Ty Gangi took over for an injured Tyler Stewart Saturday night against Wyoming and posted a career-game. Gangi completed 27 passes and threw for 300 yards, the most passing yards by a Nevada quarterback since 2014. Gangi added his first career rushing touchdown in the second quarter and his first passing touchdown in the third.

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