The Starting 5
The Starting 5 is a financial support group essential to continued growth and success of the University of Nevada men's basketball program. All monies raised through the Starting 5 directly enhance and support the men's basketball operating budget. Specifically, Starting 5 funds are used for recruiting, travel, nutrition and other operating expenses.
Giving Levels and Benefits
There are three investment levels for the Starting 5. All Starting 5 members have exclusive use of the Starting 5 Lounge in Lawlor Events Center, which is open for all regular season home games through the conclusion of halftime, and receive exclusive invitations to the preseason Starting 5 Intrasquad Scrimmage. Additional donor benefits include:
$500 One complimentary invitation to the Starting 5 Preseason Dinner and exclusive Starting 5 gift.
$1,000 Two complimentary admissions to the Preseason Dinner, two Starting 5 gifts.
$2,500 Two complimentary admissions to the Preseason Dinner, two Starting 5 gifts, two complimentary tickets to the postseason awards banquet and invitation to quarterly "round table" luncheons with the head coach.
You may begin your Starting 5 membership at any time and monthly payment plans are available to making supporting Wolf Pack Men's Basketball easy It is recommended that you join annually by October 1st in order to receive full donor benefits. All Starting 5 gifts count toward an individual's or company's overall giving level and Wolf Pack Loyalty Points, which can earn you additional benefits, such as preferred basketball parking. Total annual giving includes seat-related gifts, Pack Educational Fund gifts, capital gifts, endowment gifts and contributions to specific sports.
The Starting 5's Preseason Dinner is set for Oct. 5 at the Silver Legacy. Starting 5 members are free, and may bring a guest for $50. RSVP by Sept. 30 to (775) 682-6901.
Email Nevada Athletics Development or call (775) 682-6901 with questions.