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 Rebels||CURRENT SCORE: 9 - 15||Nevada Wolf Pack|
|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||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: 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, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Indoor Track & Field
* -- Points will be awarded after the MW Championships as the possibility of a rematch from head-to-head meetings exists.
STAR OF THE WEEK
2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week
Women's Swimming & Diving
After sweeping all three diving competitions, Sharae Zheng helped lead the Pack to a third place finish at the 2017 Mountain West Championships. Not only did she become just the third diver in MW history to win all three events, Zheng finished the weekend setting two MW records. As a program, the Pack has now won 14 of the 15 diving events at the championships, since Nevada joined the MW five years ago.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH