An anonymous donor pledged to match up to $1 million in gift toward the Student-Athlete Excellence Center, which will be created to improve nutrition and sports performance among UNLV athletes.
UNLV has created the Rebel Rewards Program for season-ticker holders. Rewards are based on how many times tickets are scanned at each sport’s events.
It will receive $2 million in product in each year of the three-year deal, with the ability to purchase an additional $1 million annually.
Officials from college athletics’ governing body spoke on a panel Tuesday at the International Conference on Gambling Risk Taking at Caesars Palace.
The university is negotiating for a new shoe and apparel contract to replace the one with Nike that expires May 31. Nike had an exclusive negotiating window that ended April 1.
All 17 UNLV teams achieved an Academic Progress Rate multiyear score of greater than 950, well above the 930 required by the NCAA to be eligible for the postseason.
The Andre Agassi Foundation for Education is making an unspecified donation to help create an academic center for UNLV’s athletic department.
Las Vegas took one step closer Friday to landing major college postseason events such as the Final Four men’s basketball tournament and the College Football Playoff National Championship.
UNLV hired Kacey Oiness as its first sports psychologist. The Green Valley High graduate, 35, said she likes the idea of starting a department from scratch.
The UNLV logo that bore a striking resemblance to Western character actor Sam Elliott now is going the way of Khalil Mack Raiders jerseys.