UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Play At In-State Rival Nevada, Reno Wednesday




Wednesday night is the first contest of the season between the two in-state rivals

The UNLV women’s basketball team looks for a second league win on Wednesday night when it takes on Nevada, Reno on the road at 6:30 pm. The contest is also the first year of the year in the Governor’s Series, presented by NV Energy, an all-sports competition between the two schools. UNLV won the initial series last season, and currently leads this year’s by a 9-3 score.

The Lady Rebels are also looking for their seventh straight win over their rival from the north. Head coach Kathy Olivier, a former UNLV All-American, is a perfect 6-0 against the Wolf Pack, including a season sweep last season in UNR’s first year in the Mountain West.

There will be a live video feed of the game that will be featured on the Mountain West Network at UNLVRebels.com. while the UNLV radio broadcast, featuring the call from Adam Candee, is available on KSHP 1400 AM and also off a link at UNLVRebels.com. Live stats are available as well at the website through Gametracker.


GAME 15 – Wednesday, January 8 • 6:30 pm

UNLV (4-10, 1-1 MW)
Head coach: Kathy Olivier (76-95, 6th year)
Leading scorer: Jr./G Danielle Miller (13.5 ppg)

Nevada, Reno (6-7, 1-1 MW)
Head coach: Jane Albright (78-94, 5th year)
Leading scorer: Sr./G Danika Sharp (13.5 ppg)

Lawlor Events Center (11,536)
Reno, Nev.
TV: Live webcast on Mountain West Network (UNLVRebels.com)
Radio: KSHP 1400 AM (Adam Candee)/UNLVRebels.com
Live Stats: Gametracker

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