The Mountain West indefinitely suspended all in-person team activities on Thursday, furthering jeopardizing the chances of a spring football session.
The National Collegiate Wrestling Association continued its national championships March 12 to 14 near Dallas as sports elsewhere shut down because of the coronavirus threat.
The Mountain West has canceled all team-related activities until at least March 29, effectively ending spring football until then.
UNLV baseball coach Stan Stolte said his team has not shown signs of coronavirus after the Rebels’ most recent opponent, Houston, had a staff member reportedly develop symptoms for COVID-19.
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UNLV, like other college athletic programs, is waiting to see how long the shutdown lasts.
NCAA Division I Council Coordination Committee’s action came a day after college sports’ governing body shut down all sports for the remainder of the academic year.
The Mountain West suspended spring sports because of the spread of coronavirus, the conference said in a statement Thursday.
UNLV junior Jesse Cawley competed in three events Wednesday on the final day of the NCAA Zone E diving championships in Federal Way, Washington.
UNLV will not allow fans for its spring sports events for the rest of the season, according to a joint statement with UNR on Wednesday.