Group of Five commissioners had asked for temporary waivers as athletic departments cope with the financial fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
UNLV junior Jack Trent, a Palo Verde product, gained All-American honorable mention from the Golf Coaches Association of America.
If no college football is played next season, Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson said Monday he thinks the other college sports seasons would be canceled, too.
No major decisions have been announced regarding what kinds of financial reductions to make in UNLV’s athletic department, but contingency plans are being formed.
Six members of the UNLV men’s swimming and diving team were named to the Western Athletic Conference all-academic team for winter sports, the league office said Thursday.
Conference commissioners told Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that no college sporting events would be played until students are cleared to return to campuses.
Commissioners from the Group of Five, including Craig Thompson of the Mountain West, sent NCAA president Mark Emmert a letter asking for relief of membership requirements.
Hall of Fame pitcher Greg Maddux, a Valley High School graduate and UNLV assistant baseball coach, is raising money to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic prompted the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame to delay its ceremony by a year. The class includes six members.
Phil Rowe, an assistant or associate head coach at UNLV the past six seasons, was named the Cal Poly men’s golf coach on Friday.
The coronavirus pandemic prematurely ended the seasons for UNLV’s spring sports. Now the coaches and athletes are trying to make the best of the situation.
The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give college athletes who compete in spring sports such as baseball, softball and lacrosse a way to get back the season they lost, but did not guarantee financial aid.
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.