Three options will be available — UNITED, EQUALITY and C.H.A.N.G.E. The latter stands for Come together, Have a voice, Advocate, Not Alone, Growth and Engagement.
Las Vegas was awarded a men’s basketball regional and hockey’s Frozen Four, and the city has its eyes on the Final Four and College Football Playoff National Championship.
The Lakers are celebrating their 17th NBA title in Las Vegas this weekend.
Once viewed as bitter rivals, the NCAA and Las Vegas are at long last playing ball together. Jerry Tarkanian, the late UNLV basketball coach, would not have believed it.
The NCAA awarded nine championship events to Las Vegas on Wednesday, including two premier events to T-Mobile Arena.
The Lakers are the +350 favorites at the Westgate win the 2021 NBA title, followed by the Clippers (5-1), Bucks (7-1), Warriors (8-1) and Nets (10-1).
A Westgate bettor made a $10,000 wager to win $50,000 on the Lakers before they acquired Anthony Davis in June 2019, and bettors continued to pound LA at lower odds all season.
For the first time since Kobe Bryant’s fifth and final title a decade ago, the Lakers are NBA champions.
It wasn’t long ago that Las Vegas officials wouldn’t even think of applying to host NCAA championships because the state was prohibited from doing so because of its legalized sports betting.
The UNLV men’s basketball team will begin Mountain West play Dec. 29 at Colorado State. The Rebels’ nonconference schedule still is being finalized.