Rebel Football To Play ASU As Part Of Six-Game Schedule At Allegiant Stadium In 2020

UNLV FOOTBALL TO PLAY ASU AS PART OF SIX-GAME SCHEDULE AT ALLEGIANT STADIUM IN 2020

Also, Colorado State game date has been shifted to Friday, Oct. 23

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LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – When the UNLV football team plays Arizona State in Las Vegas for the first time ever on Sept. 12, it will be inside its new home at the $2 billion Allegiant Stadium currently under construction near campus, UNLV Director of Athletics Desiree Reed-Francois announced.

The Rebels will play six of their seven total home games in 2020 at Allegiant, starting with the season-opener against California on Aug. 29 that will be the first-ever meeting between the Rebels and Golden Bears. The following week’s game against Louisiana Tech on Sept. 5 will take place at Sam Boyd Stadium.

All four of UNLV’s Mountain West games, along with all future home games, will take place at Allegiant.

“We are extremely appreciative of the Raiders organization for working with us on hosting the Arizona State game at Allegiant Stadium,” said Reed-Francois. “Our community is energized behind new head coach Marcus Arroyo and his team as they move into one of the greatest sports facilities in the world and getting to host two Pac-12 Conference opponents there this fall will make it an even better experience for our fans and student-athletes.”

Also, the Rebels’ game against Colorado State, originally scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24 has been shifted to Friday, Oct. 23.

CLICK HERE to visit the UNLV Football at Allegiant Stadium landing page for more information. Season ticket deposits are available for just $1 and can be placed by visiting unlvtickets.com. Season tickets start at $125 with interest-free, four-month payment plans available.

As part of the Faithful Fan program, all UNLV returning season ticket holders will receive the single game at Sam Boyd Stadium in their ticket package free of charge.

Arroyo, who signed a record-setting recruiting class in February, heads into his first season with the Rebels after helping Oregon win the 2019 Pac-12 Conference championship and 2020 Rose Bowl as offensive coordinator for the Ducks.

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2020 UNLV FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Aug. 29    CAL
Sept. 5     LOUISIANA TECH (at SBS)
Sept. 12   ARIZONA STATE
Sept. 19    at Iowa State
Oct. 3        at San Diego State *
Oct. 10     WYOMING *
Oct. 17      at San Jose State
Oct. 23     COLORADO STATE *
Oct. 31     at Boise State *
Nov. 7      FRESNO STATE *
Nov. 14     at Hawai’i *
Nov. 28     UNR *

Home games in BOLD CAPS at Allegiant Stadium unless noted
* Mountain West Game

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: Guaranteed Giveaway Program Continues For 2020 UNLV Football

GUARANTEED GIVEAWAY PROGRAM CONTINUES FOR 2020 UNLV FOOTBALL

 

Season ticket holder package upgrade includes three T-shirts, hat, face mask, bandana and replica of Allegiant Stadium

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UNLV Athletics has announced a continuation of its popular Guaranteed Giveaway program for Rebel football’s inaugural season at Allegiant Stadium this fall.

Geared towards increasing the value of being a UNLV football season ticket holder, the package upgrade is offered exclusively to 2020 football season ticket holders and includes three T-shirts, a hat, a face mask, a seamless bandana, and a replica of Allegiant Stadium, all for just $45. Season ticket holders who purchase the Guaranteed Giveaway upgrade will be able to to select the size of their T-shirts.

2020 UNLV Football Guaranteed Giveaway Details:

  • Rebel ‘stache face mask
  • Inaugural Season Hat – Home Opener
  • Vamos Rebels black T-shirt – Hispanic Heritage & Black Out Game
  • Pink seamless bandana – Breast Cancer Awareness Game
  • Allegiant Stadium Replica – Rebel Homecoming
  • UNLV flag T-Shirt – Military Appreciation Game
  • Our State. Our Cannon. T-shirt – Rivalry Red Effect Game

“Rebel football season ticket holders appreciated the opportunity to add on last season’s full suite of giveaways, and we are thrilled to be able to offer it once again for the inaugural season at a Allegiant Stadium,” said Megan Caligiuri, Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Operations. “This benefit continues to allow our most loyal fans the exclusive opportunity to lock in limited edition Rebel items.”

Season ticket holders who do not wish to purchase the Guaranteed Giveaway upgrade will still have the chance to win one of the 500-1,000 giveaway items of the game, along with members of the general public during each Rebel football home game. Fans will be asked to text to win, and winners will be notified during the game with pick-up available after the game has concluded. Quantities and sizes for each item will vary from game to game.

The deadline for UNLV football season ticket holders to purchase the Guaranteed Giveaway add-on feature is July 29, 2020. To purchase, log in to your UNLVTickets account here, or call 702-895-5545.

UNLV opens its seven-game home schedule August 29 vs. Cal at the new $2 billion state-of-the-art Allegiant Stadium. Season ticket deposits are available for just $1 and can be placed by visiting unlvtickets.com. Interest-free five-month payment plans are also available.

 

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: Rebels See Historic Jump In APR Numbers

UNLV ATHLETICS SEES HISTORIC JUMP IN APR NUMBERS

 

Department earns highest single- and multi-year scores ever, a record 10 teams earn perfect single-year scores and five teams set or tie multi-year program marks

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UNLV Athletics reported historic progress in the classroom, setting multiple NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) records as the national organization released its most recent data for the 2018-19 academic year Tuesday.

 

UNLV Athletics’ collective single- and multi-year scores of 990 and 979, respectively, are both record-highs. The single-year score of 990 qualifies UNLV for the academic-based revenue distribution that is available from the NCAA for the first time, allowing schools with higher graduation rates and academic success to qualify for more funds.

 

Additionally, a UNLV-record 10 teams earned a single-year perfect score of 1,000, eclipsing the previous mark of eight teams, which happened twice. The 10 programs with perfect 1,000s are baseball, women’s basketball, cross country, men’s golf, women’s golf, softball, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, track and field and volleyball.

 

Also, baseball (978), football (964), men’s soccer (965), women’s tennis (1,000) and volleyball (1,000) all set or tied program records for multi-year scores.

 

“We are extremely proud of our student-athletes’ record-breaking APR performances,” said UNLV Director of Athletics Desiree Reed-Francois. “Thank you to Ann McDonough, Dean of the Academic Success Center, to our Student-Athlete Academic Services Department, and to all of our coaches and staff, for their continued commitment to the success of our student-athletes. These APR milestones and our record streak of 3.0 grade point averages are shining examples of how we continue to achieve academically.”

 

Women’s tennis and volleyball were both recognized last week with the NCAA’s Public Recognition Award by earning a multi-year APR of 1,000, putting each team in the top-10 percent of all squads in their respective sport. It marked volleyball’s third straight award and fourth overall, and it is the fourth overall for women’s tennis. To achieve a perfect multi-year score of 1,000, a program must be perfect in four consecutive years.

 

For the 12th consecutive year, all 17 of UNLV’s NCAA Division I sports programs possess a multi-year APR score that exceeds the NCAA minimum cut score of at least 930 to avoid penalties, with all Rebel teams posting a multi-year score this year of at least 952.

 

The APR provides a real-time look at a team’s academic success each semester by tracking the academic progress of each student-athlete. The APR includes eligibility, retention and graduation in the calculation and its goal is to provide a clear picture of the academic culture in each sport. A score of 1,000 means that the institution has met the goals of retention and satisfactory degree progress for 100 percent of each of its student-athletes in a given time period. A score of 900 equates to 90 percent, 800 equals 80 percent, and so forth. The NCAA implemented the APR in 2003.

 

The most recent APRs are multiyear rates based on scores from the 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years.

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL’S 2020-21 NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL’S 2020-21 NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

 

Runnin’ Rebels’ slate includes home games against UCLA and California, a trip to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational and road games at Kansas State, VCU and SMU

 

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UNLV Athletics announced the non-conference portion of its 2020-21 men’s basketball schedule Wednesday.

Highlighted by home games against Pac-12 Conference members UCLA and California, a trip to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational and road contests at Kansas State, VCU and SMU, the Runnin’ Rebels can play up to six teams collectively from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten Conference, Big 12 Conference, Pac-12 and Southeastern Conference.

The strongest non-conference schedule for the Runnin’ Rebels in five years (based on 2019-20 final NET Rankings), the upcoming slate is also an improvement over last year’s according to KPI, BPI, POM and SAG statistical rankings. UNLV will have an opportunity to play up to six Quadrant 1 or 2 games (also based on 2019-20 final NET Rankings). The last two seasons, UNLV played in just three games each vs. Quad 1 or 2 opponents.

“Our schedule will be challenging with high-level games at home, on the road and on a neutral court in Maui,” said UNLV head coach T.J. Otzelberger, who last season led the Runnin’ Rebels to their most Mountain West wins and highest league finish in 12 years by tying for second in his first year at the helm of the program. “Those are opportunities we will embrace as we continue to move our program forward.”

The Runnin’ Rebels’ 2020-21 season will begin with five straight games at the Thomas & Mack Center starting with an exhibition contest against Chaminade on Friday, November 6.

The regular-season opener will take place Tuesday, November 10 against Montana State followed by a visit from Cal on Saturday, November 14. It will mark the fifth time Cal has played at UNLV as the Runnin’ Rebels own a 3-1 all-time mark against the Golden Bears at home. UNLV will look to avenge its overtime loss last season in Berkeley, California.

The Runnin’ Rebels will host their most anticipated home game of the non-conference season on Tuesday, November 17 vs. UCLA. The Bruins finished second in the Pac-12 last season, just one game back of league champion Oregon. It will mark UCLA’s third visit to the Thomas & Mack Center and first since 1997. The Rebels played the Bruins in Westwood last November.

The season-opening homestand will conclude with a game against Benedictine Mesa on Friday, November 20 before heading to Hawaii.

The Maui Jim Maui Invitational will be up next, scheduled to be played Monday-Wednesday, November 23-25. One of the sport’s most prestigious events, this year’s field includes North Carolina from the ACC, Indiana from the Big Ten, Texas from the Big 12, Stanford from the Pac-12, Providence from the Big East Conference and Davidson from the Atlantic 10 Conference. Each of UNLV’s possible opponents in the event were ranked in the top 80 in last season’s final NET ranking.

UNLV’s appearance in the Maui Invitational will mark its first since 2015. The 2020 tournament field boasts a combined 214 NCAA Tournament appearances, 39 Final Four berths and 13 national championships.

The Runnin’ Rebels will return home to host Whittier College on Saturday, November 28, then head back on the road to take on VCU as part of the inaugural Mountain West-Atlantic 10 Challenge Series. It will mark the first meeting between the two programs.

UNLV will continue its road trip with a game at Kansas State on Saturday, December 5. It will mark just the Runnin’ Rebels’ second time playing at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan. UNLV hosted K-State last November, falling in overtime.

The Runnin’ Rebels then return home for their final homestand of the non-conference season vs. Florida A&M on Wednesday, December 16 and Omaha on Saturday, December 19.

The non-conference slate will conclude with a road game at SMU on Tuesday, December 22. It will mark UNLV’s first time playing at Moody Coliseum in Dallas since the two schools were both members of the Western Athletic Conference in 1999.

The Mountain West schedule will be announced at a later date. All game times and television appearances will be shared upon confirmation.

Click here for the 2020-21 schedule on UNLVRebels.com

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UNLV Men’s Basketball’s 2020-21 Non-Conference Schedule
Fri., Nov. 6  |  Chaminade (exhibition)  |  Thomas & Mack Center
Tues., Nov. 10  |  Montana State  |  Thomas & Mack Center
Sat., Nov. 14  |  California  |  Thomas & Mack Center
Tues., Nov. 17  |  UCLA  |  Thomas & Mack Center
Fri., Nov. 20  |  Benedictine Mesa  |  Thomas & Mack Center

Mon., Nov. 23  |  at Maui Invitational #  |  Lahaina, Hawaii
Tues., Nov. 24  |  at Maui Invitational #  |  Lahaina, Hawaii
Wed., Nov. 25  |  at Maui Invitational #  |  Lahaina, Hawaii
Sat., Nov. 28  |  Whittier College  |  Thomas & Mack Center
Wed., Dec. 2  |  at VCU ^  |  Richmond, Virginia
Sat., Dec. 5  |  at Kansas State  |  Manhattan, Kansas
Wed., Dec. 16  |  Florida A&M  |  Thomas & Mack Center
Sat., Dec. 19  |  Omaha  |  Thomas & Mack Center

Tues., Dec. 22  |  at SMU  |  Dallas, Texas

# = Field includes North Carolina, Indiana, Texas, Alabama, Stanford, Providence, Davidson and UNLV
^ = Mountain West-Atlantic 10 Challenge Series

 

Relive Runnin’ Rebel History Friday At 3 PM (2011 win vs. No. 1 North Carolina)

RELIVE RUNNIN’ REBEL HISTORY FRIDAY AT 3 PM

 

Mike Moser, Justin Hawkins and Curtis Terry will watch UNLV men’s basketball’s 2011 upset of No. 1 North Carolina, while providing commentary and answering fan questions on YouTube

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As the new Rebels Relive History series continues, UNLV fans can enjoy one of the biggest upsets in men’s basketball program history this Friday, May 1, at 3 p.m. PT on the Runnin’ Rebels’ YouTube channel.

 

Former UNLV men’s basketball student-athletes Mike Moser and Justin Hawkins, will be joined by former Runnin’ Rebel and current radio analyst Curtis Terry, as the trio takes part in the live program. Watching an edited version (just over 30 minutes long) of UNLV’s 2011 win over No. 1 North Carolina at Orleans Arena in the Las Vegas Invitational, they will provide comments, share their memories and take questions from fans.

 

Hawkins is currently on the men’s basketball staff at Pacific, while Moser recently retired from playing professionally and is now a player development coach with the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. Terry just launched a new podcast called UnCommenTerry, with episodes set to begin in May.

 

Fans who would like to ask questions in advance of the YouTube broadcast, can do so at @TheRunninRebels on Twitter or @runninrebels on Instagram.

 

The 90-80 win over the nation’s top-ranked team marked the first for any Mountain West squad. Moser had a double-double vs. the Tar Heels finishing with 16 points, a game-high 18 rebounds and six assists, then was recognized as ESPN.com’s National Player of the Week.

 

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ROMAN OWEN, MIA BELL AND NNEKA ENEMKPALI HIRED AS UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ASSISTANT COACHES

ROMAN OWEN, MIA BELL AND NNEKA ENEMKPALI HIRED AS UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ASSISTANT COACHES

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 UNLV women’s basketball head coach Lindy La Rocque announced the hiring of her coaching staff Tuesday. Roman Owen, Mia Bell and Nneka Enemkpali will all be assistant coaches for the Lady Rebels.

All three positions were approved before the state’s hiring freeze was instituted.

“I am so excited to have Roman, his wife Natalie and their two little girls join our Lady Rebel family!” said La Rocque. “Roman brings a wealth of coaching knowledge and experience to our program, but his true strengths lie in his moral character, integrity, and personal drive to impact the lives of young people. Our program is going to immediately benefit from Roman’s compassion and basketball savvy.

“I am also thrilled to keep Mia Bell in the Lady Rebel program. As an alum, Mia’s pride for UNLV and passion for basketball is unmatched. Her work ethic and enthusiasm for growth will push our program forward. Mia’s familiarity with UNLV makes for a seamless transition, she will continue to impact our young ladies in a positive light and help them develop on and off the court.

“I am so excited about the impact that Nneka Enemkpali will have on our Lady Rebel program. Nneka is a young rising star in coaching. She is extremely motivated and energetic about continuing to learn and grow, and will be a fantastic mentor for our team.”

Owen has coached at the collegiate level since 2008, and in the women’s game since 2010 when he began a three-year stint as head coach for Mid-American Christian University. He led the Evangels to a NCCAA Regional Championship and a consolation championship in the NCCAA National Tournament. His next stop was at Oklahoma, where he served as video coordinator under Hall of Fame coach Sherri Coale from 2013-15, while La Rocque was also a member of the staff during that period as a graduate assistant coach.

Owen has spent the past five seasons as an assistant coach at Yale (2015-18), Tulsa (2018-19) and most recently North Texas (2019-20). While at Yale, Owens was on a staff that guided the Bulldogs to the 2018 WBI Championship. At his most recent stop with the Mean Green, he handled all recruiting activities, set offensive game plans, had academic oversight of the team and also was in charge of the team’s scouting and technological needs. He also assisted with practice and overall game plans, workouts, and scouting reports in addition to coaching the point guard and wing position groups.

 

Owen’s first coaching experience came as an assistant coach for the men’s basketball team at Oklahoma City University from 2008-10. The Stars won 32 games during his two years and made a 2010 NAIA National Tournament appearance.

A four-year letterwinner at Southwestern Christian University, he was named the 2008 Pete Maravich NCCAA Player of the Year and was a three-time NCCAA All-American, leading the team to back-to-back NCCAA National Championship games on the way to setting a program record with 2,802 career points. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from Southwestern Christian in 2007 and his master’s degree in education from the University Central Oklahoma in 2009.

“I want to express my appreciation and gratitude to Coach La Rocque for bringing me on her staff,” said Owen. “It is a wonderful and exciting opportunity for many reasons but chief among them is that I have been convinced for some time now that she is going to be a great head coach. It is evident all through her playing career to the last seven years of coaching that she is committed to excellence on and off the floor and helping student-athletes become the best versions of themselves. My family and I are fortunate for such an opportunity to work with Coach La Rocque and be at a basketball name like UNLV.”

Bell will begin her 12th year with the Lady Rebel program in the fall, as she first joined the Scarlet & Gray as a player for the 2009-10 season. She is a graduate of Las Vegas’ Durango High School and was a teammate of La Rocque’s. Bell is the first Las Vegas native to both play for the Lady  Rebels and then serve on their coaching staff. During her first six years on the bench, the Lady Rebels reached the postseason twice (WNIT in both 2016-17 and 2017-18) and won the school’s first conference championship in 24 years as they claimed the 2017-18 Mountain West regular-season championship with a school-record 14-4 mark in MW play. She oversaw player development, seeing much success with the guards as three players (Dakota Gonzalez, Brooke Johnson (twice), Nikki Wheatley (twice)) earned All-MW honors over the past four seasons. 

Bell still ranks in the top 10 all-time at UNLV in numerous statistical categories, including third all-time in total assists (434) and three-point percentage (36.2%). She earned third team All-Mountain West honors after leading the Lady Rebels to a 22-10 mark that included a second-place finish in the league and a trip to the 2012 Postseason WNIT. Bell earned her bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies in December of 2013.

“I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to be a part of Coach La Rocque’s staff,” said Bell. “I’ve had the privilege of knowing Lindy for well over a decade. She brings a wealth of knowledge and tons of success with her and I’m excited to assist her in building something special here at UNLV.”

Enemkpali comes to Las Vegas from UC Santa Barbara, where she spent two years as an assistant coach for the Gauchos. Her duties at UCSB included skill development of the post players, and she helped develop Ila Lane into the nation’s No. 1 rebounder and Big West Freshman of the Year in 2019-20. She was named one of the 50 Impactful Assistants in Division I Women’s Basketball by Silver Waves Media following the season with the Gauchos before joining the UNLV staff.

“I am excited to be joining the Lady Rebel family!” said Ememkpali. “Coach La Rocque’s pedigree speaks for itself, she understands what it takes to excel and win at the highest level. I am excited for the opportunity to work alongside her and witness the growth of this program!” 

Enemkpali’s first collegiate job was at Gonzaga University, where she spent two seasons as video coordinator as the Bulldogs posted a 53-13 overall record and won two West Coast Conference titles, making two NCAA appearances (2016-18).

She had a stellar playing career at the University of Texas where she was a three-time All-Big 12 selection. She averaged 10.0 points and 8.0 rebounds over her four years, and finished ranked 10th all-time in Longhorns history in total rebounds (899) and 30th in points (1,116). In addition to being an Academic All-Big 12 selection three times, she was also recognized as a Senior CLASS Award Second Team All-American for excellence in the community, classroom, character and competition.

Following her career at Texas, she was drafted in the third round (26th overall) of the 2015 WNBA Draft by the Seattle Storm, but missed the season due to a knee injury suffered during her senior year. She earned her degree from Texas in African American and African Diaspora Studies and was named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll multiple times.

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: “Seats For Service” Program Expands To Include First Responders & Community Heroes

UNLV ATHLETICS’ “SEATS FOR SERVICE” PROGRAM EXPANDS

Previously directed to just members of the U.S. Armed Forces, project will now also provide tickets to first responders and community heroes

 

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The UNLV Athletics Department has announced plans to expand its “Seats For Service” program for the 2020-21 seasons to also include first responders and community heroes.

 

Launched in 2019, “Seats for Service” allowed members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families the opportunity to attend Rebel sporting events for free thanks to contributions from UNLV fans. Fans will still be able to make contributions in $10 increments through the UNLV Ticket Office, which will now enable tickets to be provided to a deserving military member, first responder or community hero.

During the campaign’s first year in 2019-20, 600 tickets were contributed to military servicemen and servicewomen.

“Seats for Service has been a wonderful way for us to show our appreciation to the men and women in our armed forces,” said UNLV Director of Athletics Desiree Reed-Francois. “As everyone has felt the impact of the current COVID-19 crisis, we are expanding the program to include community members who are fighting against this disease along the front lines.

“This program would not exist without the support of our great fans and we thank them as we give back to those that serve Southern Nevada in a variety of important ways.”

Fans wishing to participate can make their contribution through the UNLV ticket office online by clicking here or by phone at 702-895-2958.

CARROLL SHELBY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES PROGRAM TO BENEFIT CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE FUND FOR NURSES

CARROLL SHELBY FOUNDATION LAUNCHES PROGRAM
TO BENEFIT CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE FUND FOR NURSES

  • Carroll Shelby Foundation and Carroll Shelby’s Store create program to support nurses on the front lines battling COVID-19
  • A portion of the proceeds from the limited edition t-shirt and decal to benefit the Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses
  • “We are Strong Together” celebrates courage and resiliency

The Carroll Shelby Foundation has launched an initiative through Carroll Shelby’s Store to raise money for nurses on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. A portion of the proceeds from the Shelby “We are Strong Together” t-shirt and decal will go to the Carroll Shelby Foundation to benefit the Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses. Founded by the American Nurses Association, this program provides direct financial assistance to nurses who contract the virus.

“Throughout his life, Carroll Shelby appreciated the many nurses who helped him recover from the injuries he endured as a driver and from two major organ transplants,” said Neil Cummings, Co-President of the Carroll Shelby Foundation. “He credited much of his resiliency to their care. Today, nurses are giving the same great care to those battling COVID-19. So the Carroll Shelby Foundation and Carroll Shelby’s Store joined forces to benefit a fund that will support them.”

This Shelby “We are Strong Together” cotton charcoal heather t-shirt and decal proudly display the American flag, an outline of this great nation with the Shelby logo. The graphic symbolizes that like Carroll Shelby, the community can overcome the current health crisis by working together.

The American Nurses Association is the premier organization representing the interests of the nation’s 4 million registered nurses. ANA is at the forefront of improving the quality of health care for all. Founded in 1896, and with members in all 50 states and U.S. territories, ANA is the strongest voice for the profession.

“The ANA is a wonderful organization dedicated to helping nurses reach their full potential,” said Aaron Shelby, Co-President of the Carroll Shelby Foundation. “They created a Coronavirus Response Fund for Nurses to enable the public to provide care for nurses. This national effort was kicked off with a grant from Johnson & Johnson and is now giving Shelby enthusiasts a way to help through this fund. In honor of Carroll, let’s rally around these heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle.”

The national fund will address the emerging needs of nurses and focus on:

 

  • Providing direct financial assistance to nurses
  • Supporting the mental health of nurses today and in the future
  • Ensuring nurses everywhere have access to the latest science-based information to protect themselves, prevent infection and care for those in need
  • Driving the national advocacy focused on nurses and patients

Sales of the exclusive shirt and decal will continue until the limited edition items are sold out. These items can be purchased by clicking here.

 

About The Carroll Shelby Foundation
The Carroll Shelby Foundation was created by legendary racer and automotive manufacturer Carroll Shelby. Headquartered in Gardena, Calif., the Foundation is dedicated to providing medical assistance for those in need, including children, educational opportunities for young people through automotive and other training programs and benefitting the Shelby Automotive Museum. For more information visit http://www.shelby.com

About Shelby Las Vegas

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The Shelby Heritage Center – Established in 2013, Shelby Heritage Center is home to over 30 Shelby vehicles and tells the story of Carroll Shelby along with the company he started in 1962. The Heritage Center is constantly revising its vehicle inventory and placement to keep things fresh. Free tours are offered daily. The 15,000 square foot Heritage Center sits adjacent to the 150,000square-foot production facility.

The Shelby Heritage Center is absolutely FREE and open to the public 7 days a week! We offer free tours on weekdays twice a day and a single tour on Saturdays. Self guided tours are welcome any time!

The Heritage Center isn’t just about seeing vintage Shelby vehicles. Adjacent to the Heritage Center is the Carroll Shelby Store which offers apparel, collectibles and other gifts to actual Shelby Performance Parts for the late model Mustangs. Everything Shelby can be found here.

Planning a hi-octane event? Big or small, the 15,000 square foot facility can be transformed to host your next event.

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UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Sign Nia Johnson

UNLV LADY REBELS SIGN NIA JOHNSON

Junior college transfer is first signee of the spring for the Lady Rebels

 

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Nia Johnson will be the newest member of the UNLV women’s basketball team and the first recruited by new Lady Rebel head coach Lindy La Rocque, as the junior college transfer signed on Friday to play for the Scarlet & Gray for the 2020-21 season.

 

“We are so excited to add Nia to our Rebel Family,” said La Roqcue. “Nia is a dynamic scorer and winner. She has basketball experience and maturity that can have a great impact on our team right away.”

 

Johnson, a native of Sacramento, California, played her freshman season at CSU Bakersfield before transferring to Diablo Valley College for the 2019-20 season. She shined in her one year with the Vikings, claiming all-state first team honors as well as All-Big 8 Conference recognition after pacing the team in scoring with 20.9 ppg. That ranked her seventh in the CCCAA (California Community College Athletic Association), while she also added 7.6 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 4.5 steals per contest. She guided the team to a No. 3 ranking in the CCCAA and a 23-5 overall mark as the Vikings had reached the Elite Eight of the 2020 CCCAA tournament after winning second and third round games before the rest of the tournament was called off due to COVID-19.

 

As a freshman at CSUB, Johnson appeared in 28 games with one start, and finished the season with 54 points, 32 rebounds, 20 assists and 13 steals for the Roadrunners. She played her high school career at West Campus High School and was named DIII Player of the Year, league MVP, Defensive Player of the Year and first team All-Metro (2018) while leading the Warriors to a pair of state championship titles. Johnson was also a member of the Cal Ballaz AAU team.

 

Johnson will be the fourth player to join the Lady Rebels in the fall, along with fall signees Jade Thomas (Las Vegas), Desi-Rae Young (Las Vegas) and Jasmine Singleton (Goodyear, Arizona).

Allegiant Stadium Seat Selection For UNLV Football Set To Begin

ALLEGIANT STADIUM SEAT SELECTION FOR UNLV FOOTBALL SET TO BEGIN

 

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The time period for UNLV football season ticket holders to select their seat locations at Allegiant Stadium will run from April 27 through the month of June, the athletics department has announced.

Each account holder will select his or her own seats in one of two ways: online or by telephone. Appointments to make the selections will be in order of four group rankings as well as by Rebel Athletic Fund (RAF) Priority Point totals.

  • Group #1 is comprised of fans who were football season-ticket holders last season and are members of the RAF
  • Group #2 includes current season-ticket holders who were not members of the RAF
  • Group #3 consists of those who are only RAF members
  • Group #4 is comprised of fans who place a deposit for new season tickets. Earlier this month, in light of the pandemic impact, the department announced a deposit price of just $1 for those wanting to select their seat location before the general public. Call (702) 739-2958 or visit UNLVtickets.com to place a deposit.

Fans will receive their seat selection appointments – which include a specific date and time — via email from UNLV one week in advance. A preview showing available seats will be available online to all season-ticket holders in advance of their appointment.

For premium seating options including VVIP club seats and suites for UNLV Football at Allegiant Stadium, please contact the Rebel Athletic Fund’s premium sales division at premiumseating@unlv.edu

Every season-ticket purchase to Rebel games in Allegiant Stadium includes a RAF/Drive for 5 membership, which helps support student-athlete scholarships.

The Rebels, under the direction of new head coach Marcus Arroyo, move into the $2 billion facility starting with the season opener August 29 in a first-ever meeting with Cal from the Pac-12 Conference.

For more information on the seat-selection process, visit UNLVtickets.com or call (702) 739-2958.

PGA TOUR announces schedule adjustments for remainder of 2019-20 FedExCup season, releases fall portion of 2020-21 PGA TOUR Regular Season schedule

PGA TOUR announces schedule adjustments for remainder of 2019-20 FedExCup season, releases fall portion of 2020-21 PGA TOUR Regular Season schedule
Korn Ferry Tour aims to restart in mid-June;
Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada postpones first six events of its season

With additional time needed to ensure PGA TOUR tournaments are staged in the most safe and responsible manner possible given the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the PGA TOUR is announcing further schedule modifications for the remainder of the 2019-20 season, as well as plans for the opening portion of the 2020-21 PGA TOUR Regular Season, the restart of the 2020 Korn Ferry Tour season and updates regarding the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada schedule.

 

“The health and safety of all associated with the PGA TOUR and our global community continues to be our No. 1 priority, and our hope is to play a role – responsibly – in the world’s return to enjoying the things we love,” said PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan. “Today’s announcement is another positive step for our fans and players as we look toward the future, but as we’ve stressed on several occasions, we will resume competition only when – working closely with our tournaments, partners and communities – it is considered safe to do so under the guidance of the leading public health authorities.”

 

The PGA TOUR had previously targeted the week of the Charles Schwab Challenge (May 18-24) as the restart of the TOUR season, which has been suspended since THE PLAYERS Championship was canceled on Thursday, March 12. For health and safety reasons due to COVID-19, today’s announcement delays that timeline three weeks – to June 8, starting with the Charles Schwab Challenge – with additional tournaments being repositioned between then and the season’s conclusion, which is the TOUR Championship, ending on Labor Day (September 7).

 

At this time, the TOUR plans to resume play with the first four events closed to the general public but will continue to monitor the situation and follow the recommendations of local and state authorities in order to determine the most appropriate on-site access in each market. As such, the TOUR will continually review available COVID-19-related protocols that could be implemented at PGA TOUR events to ensure the health and well-being for all involved.

 

All three events that were previously scheduled between May 18 and June 8 – the Charles Schwab Challenge, Rocket Mortgage Classic and the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide – have been moved to later dates in the calendar.

 

The RBC Heritage, originally slated for this week (April 13-19) but canceled on March 17, has been added back to the PGA TOUR schedule in the week formerly occupied by the U.S. Open, which – as previously announced – has been postponed to September.

 

The RBC Canadian Open, originally scheduled for the week of June 8, has been canceled. Click here for a statement from the RBC Canadian Open. The Barbasol Championship, originally scheduled for July 13-19 opposite The Open Championship, has been canceled. The Open Championship was canceled on April 6.

 

Three invitationals on the updated schedule, the Charles Schwab Challenge (120 players), RBC Heritage (132 players) and the Memorial Tournament (120 players), will see their respective field sizes increase to 144 to provide additional playing opportunities for PGA TOUR members.

Summary of PGA TOUR events from 2019-20 schedule affected by date changes or cancellations:

  • RBC Canadian Open, originally scheduled for the week of June 8-14, has been canceled;
  • Charles Schwab Challenge, originally scheduled for May 18-24, rescheduled to June 8-14 (former RBC Canadian Open dates);
  • RBC Heritage, originally scheduled for April 13-19, rescheduled to June 15-21 (former U.S. Open dates);
  • Rocket Mortgage Classic, originally scheduled for May 25-31, rescheduled to July 2-5 (former World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational and Barracuda Championship dates);
  • the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, originally scheduled for June 1-7, rescheduled to July 13-19 (former The Open Championship/Barbasol Championship dates);
  • World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational and Barracuda Championship, originally scheduled for June 29-July 5, rescheduled to July 27-August 2 (former Olympic Games men’s golf competition dates);
  • Barbasol Championship, originally scheduled for July 13-19 opposite The Open Championship, has been canceled;
  • Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship, originally scheduled for March 23-29 and postponed on March 12, has been rescheduled as part of the 2020-21 PGA TOUR Regular Season schedule, September 21-27 (opposite the Ryder Cup);
  • The April 6 golf industry announcement outlined changes to the four major championships as well as the Wyndham Championship and the three FedExCup Playoffs

 

Revised 2019-20 PGA TOUR Season schedule:

  • June 8-14: Charles Schwab Challenge, Colonial Country Club, Fort Worth, Texas
  • June 15-21: RBC Heritage, Harbour Town Golf Links, Hilton Head, South Carolina
  • June 22-28: Travelers Championship, TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut
  • July 2-July 5: Rocket Mortgage Classic, Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, Michigan
  • July 6-12: John Deere Classic, TPC Deere Run, Silvis, Illinois
  • July 13-19: the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio
  • July 20-26: 3M Open, TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, Minnesota
  • July 27-August 2: World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tennessee
  • July 27-August 2:Barracuda Championship, Tahoe Mountain Club (Old Greenwood), Truckee, California
  • August 3-9: PGA Championship, TPC Harding Park, San Francisco, California
  • August 10-16: Wyndham Championship, Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • August 17-23: THE NORTHERN TRUST, TPC Boston, Norton, Massachusetts
  • August 24-30: BMW Championship, Olympia Fields Country Club (North), Olympia Fields, Illinois
  • August 31-September 7: TOUR Championship, East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, Georgia

 

With 22 events having been played through the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, the adjusted season-long schedule – subject to change – now consists of 36 events, including three FedExCup Playoffs events concluding with the TOUR Championship over Labor Day weekend, where the 2020 FedExCup Champion will be crowned.

 

With the health and safety of all associated with the PGA TOUR tournaments being of utmost importance, the TOUR will be working with its media partners on production plans upon the restart to the season. CBS is scheduled to televise the Charles Schwab Challenge through THE NORTHERN TRUST (11 consecutive events, inclusive of PGA Championship), and NBC is scheduled to televise the BMW Championship and TOUR Championship, culminating on Labor Day Monday.

 

2020-21 PGA TOUR Season:

Additionally, the TOUR today introduced the season-opening weeks of the 2020-21 PGA TOUR Season, which now has 13 FedExCup events, including – as announced on April 6 by the USGA and Augusta National Golf Club, respectively – the U.S. Open and Masters Tournament.

 

“This portion of our 2020-21 schedule is possible only because of the many partners who have worked tirelessly to grow their events and impact the lives of those in need in their respective communities, and our players, who have embraced the expanded fall schedule in recent years,” said PGA TOUR Chief Tournaments and Competitions Officer Andy Pazder. “We’d like to express our appreciation to the leadership of the Safeway Open, Houston Open and Mayakoba Golf Classic – which will conclude our calendar year schedule in Riviera Maya,

Mexico – for their flexibility, which allowed for the U.S. Open and Masters Tournament to be played in the fall. The accommodations will help the global golf community maximize the 2020 calendar, which will be incredibly impactful for our fans and put us in a strong position heading into 2021.”

 

2020-21 PGA TOUR Season Schedule (fall portion):

  • September 7-13: Safeway Open, Silverado Resort and Spa North, Napa, California
  • September 14-20: U.S. Open, Winged Foot Golf Club, Mamaroneck, New York
  • # September 21-27: Ryder Cup, Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wisconsin
  • September 21-27: Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship, Corales Golf Club, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  • September 28-October 4: Sanderson Farms Championship, Country Club of Jackson, Jackson, Mississippi
  • October 5-11: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • October 12-18: THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES, Nine Bridges, Jeju Island, Korea
  • October 19-25: ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP, Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
  • October 26-November 1: World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, Sheshan International Golf Club, Shanghai, China
  • October 26-November 1: Bermuda Championship, Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton, Bermuda
  • November 2-8: Houston Open, Memorial Park Golf Course, Houston, Texas
  • November 9-15: Masters Tournament, Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Georgia
  • November 16-22: The RSM Classic, Sea Island Resort (Seaside and Plantation), Sea Island, Georgia
  • November 23-29: Open week (Thanksgiving)
  • November 30-December 6: Mayakoba Golf Classic, El Camaleón Golf Club, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • # November 30-December 6: Hero World Challenge, Albany, New Providence, Bahamas
  • # December 7-13: QBE Shootout, Tiburón GC, Naples, Florida
  • # December 14-20: PNC Father-Son Challenge, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, Orlando, Florida

# indicates unofficial event

 

After 10 years, A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier will no longer be on the PGA TOUR’s schedule, as per a mutual agreement by The Greenbrier and the PGA TOUR.

 

 

“We are very grateful to Governor Jim Justice and his Greenbrier Resort for a highly successful 10 years of partnership with the PGA TOUR,” said Pazder. “Governor Justice’s vision and leadership helped shine a light on the men and women that serve our country through the military and first responder programs he implemented through the tournament, and The Greenbrier Resort was an incredibly unique and world-class venue that our players will always remember and cherish.”

 

Please see link for statement from The Greenbrier.

 

Korn Ferry Tour Schedule

In addition to the PGA TOUR’s schedule modifications, the Korn Ferry Tour announced the postponement of the Evans Scholars Invitational (May 18-24), as well as the cancellation of the REX Hospital Open (May 25-31), BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation (June 1-7) and Live + Work in Maine Open (June 8-14). The Tour will return to competition with a new tournament to be contested in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, the week of June 8-14. The $600,000 event will be held at TPC Sawgrass (Dye’s Valley Course) and operated by the Korn Ferry Tour without fans in attendance. The Dye’s Valley Course served as host of the Korn Ferry Tour Championship from 2013 through 2015.

 

Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada

The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada is postponing the first six scheduled events of its 2020 season. The tournaments affected are the Canada Life Open in Vancouver (May 28-31); the DCBank Open presented by Times Colonist in Victoria (June 4-7); the GolfBC Championship in Kelowna (June 11-14); the Lethbridge Paradise Canyon Open in Lethbridge (June 25-28); the Prince Edward Island Pro-Am in Cardigan (July 2-5); and the Osprey Valley Open outside Toronto, in Caledon (July 9-12). The Mackenzie Tour expects to make more announcements in the next couple weeks with additional information about the 2020 schedule, as well as Qualifying Tournament sites and dates.

 

PGA TOUR Champions, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and PGA TOUR Series-China

Information regarding PGA TOUR Champions and the PGA TOUR’s other two International Tours, in Latin America and China, will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

Runnin’ Rebels Sign Three More For 2020-21 Season

RUNNIN’ REBELS SIGN THREE MORE FOR 2020-21 SEASON


Edoardo Del Cadia, Caleb Grill and Devin Tillis will join the UNLV men’s basketball program

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The UNLV men’s basketball program received signed commitments from Edoardo Del Cadia, Caleb Grill and Devin Tillis on the first day of the regular signing period, head coach T.J. Otzelberger announced Thursday morning.

 

Del Cadia, originally from Senigallia, Italy, is a 6-foot-7-inch 225-pound forward who attends the College of Central Florida in Ocala, Florida. He averaged 13.2 points and 9.1 rebounds at the school this past season, while making 48.3 percent of his shots from the field and 37.7 percent from 3-point range. He recorded 12 double-doubles in 27 games played and connected on over 81 percent of his free-throw attempts. The Patriots finished the season with a 25-7 overall record during the 2019-20 campaign.

Del Cadia, who will be a junior during the 2020-21 season at UNLV, attended high school at Myerscough College in Preston, England.

“Edoardo’s greatest talent is how hard he plays every possession,” Otzelberger said. “He is an elite rebounder that finishes well with both hands attacking the basket. Offensively, he is skilled with the dribble, pass and can knock down the 3-point shot.”

Grill, a 6-foot-3-inch 195-pound guard from Maize, Kansas, is coming to UNLV by way of Iowa State. The transfer will be a sophomore in 2020-21 at UNLV. As a freshman last year with the Cyclones, Grill played in 29 games. He started the season’s final two games and recorded season highs of nine points and eight rebounds against Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Tournament.

At Maize High School, in addition to basketball, Grill starred in football, track and field and baseball. He averaged 18.4 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.4 assists on the hardwood his senior season, earning all-state honors from the Kansas City Star. He shot 48 percent from the floor and 35 percent behind the arc, leading his team to a 24-1 record and a state runner-up finish in 2019. He completed his high school career with 1,178 points scored and more than 160 3-pointers made.

“Caleb competes in everything he does,” Otzelberger said. “He is an exceptional passer who takes pride in making the right play. His athleticism and 3-point shooting prowess are terrific. Defensively, he has proven the ability to be a stopper.”

Tillis, a 6-foot-6-inch 210-pound forward from Los Angeles, California, attends Windward High School. He earned All-CIF honors as a junior and senior, was a first-team all-league selection as a junior and senior and earned honorable mention as a freshman. His senior year he averaged 15 points, nine rebounds and four assists per game, while shooting 43 percent from 3-point range.

Tills led the Wildcats to the Division I CIF Southern Section Championship and a 28-8 record this season, scoring 27 points against Sierra Canyon High School in early March and 19 in a win over Fairfax High School during the playoffs. He was a part of 95 total wins during his high school career.

“Devin has an extremely high basketball IQ and great feel for the game,” Otzelberger said. “His teams win and he has the versatility to bring whatever is needed on either side of the ball. He is an elite passer, shooter and facilitates offense well.”

The trio joins Nick Blake, Reece Brown, Nick Fleming, Isaac Lindsey, Jhaylon Martinez and Donavan Yap to make up the Runnin’ Rebels’ 2020 recruiting class, which has been ranked No. 1 in the Mountain West.

SEASON TICKETS: Season tickets for the 2020-21 UNLV men’s basketball season start as low as $119 and are on sale now. To purchase visit UNLVtickets.com or call 702-895-2958.

 

Best Value In Vegas – Deposits Now $1 For UNLV Football At Allegiant Stadium

BEST VALUE IN VEGAS: DEPOSITS NOW $1 FOR UNLV FOOTBALL AT ALLEGIANT STADIUM

 

Dollar deposit will lock in a time to select UNLV football season tickets at Allegiant Stadium before the general public

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UNLV Athletics has announced that for just a $1 deposit, Rebel football fans can reserve a time to select season tickets for the upcoming 2020 season at Allegiant Stadium. Deposits are now being accepted through UNLVtickets.com.

“We understand that many in our community have been significantly impacted by the current situation, and we don’t want that to be a reason that they cannot look forward to brighter days ahead,” said UNLV Director of Athletics Desiree Reed-Francois. “It is our goal to make sure that all people in Las Vegas can afford to see Rebel football at Allegiant Stadium.”

All fans who place a season ticket deposit of $1 per ticket will earn a spot in “Group 4” to select seats and will receive a seat selection time before the general public. Selection times in “Group 4” will be assigned in the order that they are received.

The announcement is the second initiative to help fans who may have had their income impacted by the COVID-19 shutdowns. In March, new payment plan options were announced for both football and men’s basketball season ticket holders.

To place a deposit, please click here. Also, fans can still move into “Group 3” by becoming members of the Rebel Athletic Fund. To join, please visit RebelAthleticFund.com.

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: Relive Recent Runnin’ Rebel History Friday At 3 PM

RELIVE RUNNIN’ REBEL HISTORY FRIDAY AT 3 PM

Marvin Coleman, David Jenkins Jr. and Curtis Terry will watch this year’s UNLV men’s basketball’s upset of No. 4 San Diego State, while providing commentary and answering fan questions on YouTube

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As the new Rebels Relive History series continues, UNLV fans can enjoy arguably the biggest moment of the past year for the athletics department this Friday, April 10, at 3 p.m. PT on the Runnin’ Rebels’ YouTube channel.

 

UNLV men’s basketball student-athletes Marvin Coleman and David Jenkins Jr., will be joined by former Runnin’ Rebel and current radio analyst Curtis Terry, as the trio takes part in the live program. Watching an approximately hour-long version of this season’s upset win over No. 4 San Diego State, they will provide comments, share their memories and take questions from fans.

 

Fans who would like to ask questions in advance, can do so at @TheRunninRebels on Twitter or @runninrebels on Instagram.

 

The 66-63 Runnin’ Rebel victory on Feb. 22 in San Diego ended the Aztecs’ bid at a perfect season, dropping their record to 26-1 at the time. At No. 4 in the country, SDSU was the highest-ranked opponent that UNLV has defeated on the road in 29 years. It was also the highest-ranked team overall that UNLV had beaten in five seasons.

 

Previous Rebels Relive History broadcasts may be accessed here:

To purchase tickets for the 2020 football season or 2020-21 men’s basketball season, visit UNLVtickets.com.

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: New Payment Plan Options And Season Ticket Renewal Dates Announced

NEW PAYMENT PLAN OPTIONS AND SEASON TICKET RENEWAL DATES ANNOUNCED FOR UNLV FOOTBALL AND MEN’S BASKETBALL

 

In recognition of the challenges presented during these uncertain times, UNLV Athletics has introduced new payment plan options and adjusted renewal deadlines for football and men’s basketball season ticket holders.

The seat selection process for returning season ticket holders for UNLV football will now begin in April and several new payment plan options will be available. While the first payment will be due upon seat selection, season ticket holders will have the option to make payments through the first week of August.

In addition, the Runnin’ Rebel basketball season ticket renewal deadline has been extended until August 3, which is two months longer than previously announced. Extended payment plans will also be available, including a plan spread over six months.

“We recognize that our community is facing some very unique and unusual challenges,” UNLV Director of Athletics Desiree Reed-Francois said. “We are all looking forward to the time when we can return together to cheer on our Rebels, but with the uncertainty ahead, we have taken a number of significant steps to better able our fans to continue to be a part of the Rebel family.”

Payment plans will also include monthly or bi-weekly options to best fit the needs of UNLV season ticket holders.

“Providing flexibility in making payments will allow our loyal customers to customize the plan that works best for them,” Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Operations Megan Caligiuri said. “Instead of having a one-size-fits-all approach, each season ticket holder will have several options that best fits their needs.”

Under first-year head coach Marcus Arroyo, UNLV football will open the 2020 season at Allegiant Stadium by hosting Pac-12 Conference member Cal on August 29. The football program signed a record-setting recruiting class in February, ranked at the top of the Mountain West by several outlets. Fans can make deposits for new season tickets for just $50 by visiting UNLVtickets.com or by calling (702) 739-FANS (3267).

The Runnin’ Rebels will open the 2020-21 season, their second under head coach T.J. Otzelberger, this November. The men’s basketball program is coming off its best Mountain West season in 12 years, finishing in a tie for second place in the league after recording 12 league victories, also a 12-year high. The program has also signed the conference’s top-ranked recruiting class. New season tickets are on sale now and may be purchased through UNLVtickets.com or by calling (702) 739-FANS (3267).

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Hamilton Earns NABC All-District Honors

BRYCE HAMILTON EARNS NABC ALL-DISTRICT HONORS


UNLV men’s basketball sophomore guard named to District 17’s second team

UNLV sophomore guard Bryce Hamilton has earned 2019-20 National Association of Basketball Coaches’ (NABC) All-District 17 second team honors, the organization announced Monday.

 

Hamilton, who led the Runnin’ Rebels to a second-place finish in the Mountain West this season as the team tallied 12 conference victories for the first time in 12 seasons, was one of 10 players in his district to earn recognition. The all-district teams were selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division I.

 

District 17’s first team included UNR’s Jalen Harris, San Diego State’s Malachi Flynn, Utah State’s Sam Merrill, San Diego State’s Yanni Wetzel and Colorado State’s Nico Carvacho, while the second team was made up of Hamilton, Boise State’s Justinian Jessup and Derrick Alson Jr., San Diego State’s Matt Mitchell and Utah State’s Neemias Queta. San Diego State’s Brian Dutcher earned the District 17 Coach of the Year award.

 

Hamilton was UNLV’s first first-team All-Mountain West honoree since 2013 and averaged a team-high 16.0 points per game for UNLV during the 2019-20 season, playing in all 32 games and starting 14. He shot 45.3 percent from the field and averaged 5.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest. In conference action, he was second in the league in scoring with 20.9 ppg and was second on the team in rebounding at 6.7 rpg, starting 11 of UNLV’s 18 league contests. He became the first Runnin’ Rebel to average at least 20 ppg in conference play in nine years.

 

Hamilton scored in double figures in 24 games overall, including each of his last 19 contests, scored a career-high 35 points vs. New Mexico on Jan. 18 and tallied at least 20 points in 10 games (eight of his last 13 contests). He was named the league’s Player of the Week on two occasions.

 

Hamilton was also named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association’s All-District VIII team earlier this month.

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: Lindy La Rocque Chosen To Lead Women’s Basketball Program

LINDY LA ROCQUE CHOSEN TO LEAD UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PROGRAM

After being a part of 11 straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including as a player and coach at Stanford, the Las Vegas native is returning home

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LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – Lindy La Rocque has been named the new head women’s basketball coach at UNLV, Director of Athletics Desiree Reed-Francois announced Wednesday.

A key part of 11 straight NCAA Tournament appearances, La Rocque is returning to her native Las Vegas where she prepped at Durango High School before playing in four straight Final Fours as a student-athlete at Stanford University. She has been an assistant coach with the Cardinal for the last three years under legendary head coach and Hall of Famer Tara VanDerveer.

“We are so enthused about bringing Coach La Rocque back to Las Vegas to lead our women’s basketball program,” Reed-Francois said. “Our pool of candidates was exceptional, but Lindy’s character, intellect and energy really stood out. She has worked for and learned from some of the best leaders in sports history and is a rising star in coaching. She will be a great fit for our program, university and in the community.”

On the coaching staff at Stanford since 2017, the program consistently ranked among the top 10 in the country. The Cardinal made NCAA Tournament appearances in each season, including two Sweet 16s, an Elite Eight and won the Pac-12 Conference Tournament Championship in 2019. From 2017-20, Stanford had an overall record of 82-22 and was 43-10 in conference play.

“I am so thrilled to be able to come back to my hometown of Las Vegas to lead the UNLV women’s basketball program,” La Rocque said. “It is truly special to return to a place and in a community that has essentially raised and has supported me throughout all of my life. I have been a Rebel fan since I was a young girl and to now be the head coach at UNLV is truly a dream come true. Thank you to Desiree Reed-Francois and President Meana for this incredible opportunity and for their belief and trust in me to lead these young women. I cannot wait to get started!”

Prior to coaching at Stanford, La Rocque spent two seasons (2015-17) as an assistant coach at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, helping the Bruins to a pair of NCAA Tournament berths, including the program’s first in nine seasons. Belmont went 51-15 overall and 29-3 in Ohio Valley Conference play during La Rocque’s time there, winning the league’s regular-season championship during the 2016-17 season and the conference’s tournament title both seasons.

La Rocque began her coaching career as a graduate assistant at the University of Oklahoma, working for Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Sherri Coale, while pursuing her master’s degree in education. The team played in both the 2014 and 2015 NCAA Tournaments.

La Rocque played at Stanford from 2008-12, appearing in 138 career games which ranks eighth in program history. She was instrumental in helping the Cardinal compile a 137-12 overall record during her four years, including an amazing 71-1 mark in Pac-12 play. Her team won four regular season conference championships and four league tournament titles, appearing in the NCAA Tournament each season and advancing to the national title game in 2010.

The eighth full-time head coach in UNLV women’s basketball history, La Rocque is the first originally from Las Vegas to be hired to lead the Lady Rebel program.

La Rocque earned a bachelor’s degree in science, technology and society, with an emphasis in earth systems, civil and environmental engineering, and calculus from Stanford in 2012. She holds a master’s degree in adult and higher education from Oklahoma, which she earned in 2015.

La Rocque was a decorated student-athlete at Durango High School in Las Vegas, where she became the school’s (boy’s and girl’s) all-time leading scorer with 2,678 points and holds many other program records.

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WHAT THEY ARE SAYING…

Tara VanDerveer
Stanford Women’s Basketball Head Coach
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer

“I am thrilled for Lindy and this excellent opportunity for her to return to her hometown and further her career as head coach of UNLV. First as a player, then as a coach, Lindy has helped maintain the championship tradition of Stanford women’s basketball. I’ve been pleased to see her channel her high IQ both on and off the court to assist our program in every facet, including recruiting, compliance and academic efforts. Because of her basketball knowledge, matched with unwavering loyalty and integrity, I expect her to do very well in Las Vegas.”

Bernard Muir
Stanford Director of Athletics

“Lindy La Rocque is a rising star in the profession and this is truly an exciting opportunity as she takes the next step in her career while returning home. Lindy’s influence on our student-athletes has been evident both on and off the court while her championship pedigree as a student-athlete gives her instant credibility and allows her to genuinely connect and build relationships with anyone.”

Sherri Coale
Oklahoma Women’s Basketball Head Coach
Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer

“Lindy is one of the brightest young minds in our game. She understands basketball and is passionate about teaching it. Her personal energy and the positive frame through which she sees the world will fuel her leadership of the UNLV program. Lindy La Rocque is a star.”

Bob Miller
Former Governor of Nevada

“As a Lady Rebel fan, I am excited that Lindy will bring her experience and enthusiasm to UNLV. I have known her since her childhood and watched her develop into one of the best high school players in our state’s history, then a Stanford star. She is a student and teacher of the game, and players and fans alike will benefit from her knowledge. I can hardly wait!”

Lute Olson
Former Arizona Men’s Basketball Head Coach
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer

“Congratulations to UNLV for hiring a young and energetic coach in Lindy La Rocque to head their women’s basketball program. I have known Lindy since she was born. Lindy was the first, and only girl, to attend my Elite Basketball Camp at the University of Arizona! I have always followed her career as a player and as a coach. Lindy is a student of the game and I predict much success in her coaching career.”

American Cornhole Organization Returns to Topgolf March 29 for Cornhole Madness

 

American Cornhole Organization Returns to
Topgolf Las Vegas for Cornhole Madness March 29

Toss it like it’s hot with your cornhole compadre in this double-team epic tournament    


WHO: Bags are flying as cornhole fanatics head to Topgolf Las Vegas for the American Cornhole Organization Cornhole Madness!

WHAT: The ACO Cornhole Madness takes over The Toyota Yard as teams battle it out for a piece of the $2,500 purse. Registration is now open with limited space for teams and players are encouraged to bring their own partner. The tournament will be double elimination. Entry is $50 per team online or $60 at the door. To register, visit https://topgolf.com/us/las-vegas/play/aco-cornhole-madness/ . This event is open to all ages.

WHEN:
Sunday, March 29
Registration: Noon
Tournament: 1 p.m.

WHERE:
Topgolf Las Vegas
4627 Koval Lane
Las Vegas, Nev. 89109

About Topgolf Las Vegas
Topgolf Las Vegas operates daily from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Bay pricing starts at $33 per hour for up to six players and varies depending on bay location and time of day. Nevada locals receive a 25 percent discount on bay time. General admittance into Topgolf is free of charge. For cabana and VIP reservations, please contact lasvegasevents@topgolf.com. For more information, visit www.topgolf.com/lasvegas or call (702) 933-8458. Follow Topgolf Las Vegas on social media at facebook.com/topgolflasvegas or @Topgolf.

ABOUT TOPGOLF ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
Topgolf Entertainment Group is a technology-enabled global sports and entertainment community that connects people in meaningful ways through the experiences we create, the innovation we champion and the good that we do. What began as a technology that enhanced the game of golf now encompasses a range of experiences where communities can discover common ground at brand expressions including Topgolf venues, Lounge by Topgolf, Toptracer, Toptracer Range, Topgolf Swing Suite, Topgolf Studios, Topgolf Live, World Golf Tour (WGT) by Topgolf and Driving for Good.

ABOUT TOPGOLF VENUES 
Topgolf venues, the first brand expression from Topgolf Entertainment Group, connect people in meaningful ways through technology, entertainment, food and beverage, and the belief that Topgolf is a place where one can discover common ground no matter the occasion. These venues feature high-tech gaming, climate-controlled hitting bays, a chef-driven menu, hand-crafted cocktails, music, corporate and social event spaces, and more. Topgolf venues entertain more than 23 million Guests annually at nearly 60 locations across the U.S. and internationally.