RTC announces extended Sierra Spirit hours for Nevada home night games

Reno, NV (August 21, 2014) – Get charged up for Nevada! The RTC SIERRA SPIRIT, which utilizes fully electric buses, will be operating extended hours for Nevada home night games. The SIERRA SPIRIT serves the downtown Reno area. Buses arrive every 15 to 20 minutes every day between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. However, whenever […]

Pack’s Polian announces Alpha Wolf honor

RENO, Nev. – As part of the Nevada Athletics Department’s “Born to be ONE” motto, second-year head coach Brian Polian announced today the creation of the Alpha Wolf, a weekly honor bestowed upon a walk-on in the program. Uniform jersey No. 1 will be assigned to a different walk-on player each week who excels on […]

Pack picked to finish third; Hekking named to preseason All-MW team

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Senior defensive end Brock Hekking was named to the Preseason All-Mountain West Team, and Nevada was predicted to finish third in the West Division as the conference opened up its preseason media days event here on Tuesday. Hekking, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound senior from Vacaville, Calif., is a two-time All-Mountain West honoree. […]

Pack’s Hekking on Lombardi Award watch list

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RENO, Nev. – Nevada defensive end Brock Hekking has been named to the 2014 Rotary Lombardi Award Watch List, the Rotary Lombardi Award committee announced today. Hekking, a 6-foot-4, 255-pound senior from Vacaville, Calif., is a two-time All-Mountain West honoree. He is seventh among returning players in career sacks with 17.0. Entering his senior season, […]

A Pack First: Nevada to face SEC team in 2015

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RENO, Nev. – For the first time in its history, the Nevada football team will play against a school from the Southeastern Conference as the Wolf Pack will take on Texas A&M next season, the school announced today as part of a handful of scheduling moves. Included in the moves: –               Nevada has entered into a […]

Nationally-televised Nevada-Washington State game moved to Sept. 5

RENO, Nev. – The Nevada football team’s second game of the season, against Pac-12 foe Washington State, has been moved up a day to Friday, Sept. 5 and will be broadcast to a national TV audience on ESPN or ESPN2. The move was part of the Mountain West Conference’s initial release of its national television […]

Nevada begins play in Reese’s Mountain West Championship today

Game Notes: Nevada begins play in 2014 Reese’s Mountain West Championship Thursday: The third seed University of Nevada (15-16) basketball team opens play in the 2014 Reese’s MW Championship on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. The Wolf Pack plays the winner of Wednesday’s game between #6 Boise State (19-12) and #11 San José State (7-23).  The Pack […]

Nevada star Burton named to USBWA District VIII Team

RENO, Nev. – A day after being named to the All-Mountain West first team, University of Nevada senior point guard Deonte Burton has been named to the United State Basketball Writers Association District VIII team. Burton is averaging 20 points, 4.5 assists and 4.4 rebounds in 38.6 minutes per game.  He ranks second in the MW and […]

Nevada’s Burton named Mountain West Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nevada senior guard Deonte Burton has been named Mountain West Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for games played through Saturday, March 8. It is the fourth career MW weekly accolade for Burton. MEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK DEONTE BURTON, NEVADA Senior, Guard, Los Angeles, Calif. / Compton HS ·         Averaged 24.5 points, 9.5 […]

With over 10,000 in attendance, Pack wins thriller at home against rival UNLV, 76-72

Postgame Notes: Nevada is 15-16 overall and 10-8 in the Mountain West after defeating UNLV (19-12, 10-8 MW) 76-72 tonight. With the win Nevada earns the third seed in next week’s MW Championship and will play the winner of Boise State and San Jose State on Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. in the Thomas & Mack […]

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