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Current Athletics News

Nick Garritano kicks a football as a referee signals behind him.
Athletics | April 15, 2019

Nick Garritano may not have looked like a kicker, but he sure had the leg of one.

TJ Otzelberger at podium during news conference
Campus News | April 15, 2019

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who've made news thus far in 2019.

TJ Otzelberger in suit pointing to right. welcome text on graphic
Athletics | March 27, 2019

Rising star tabbed as Runnin' Rebels leader.

man in wheelchair receiving honorary jersey
People | March 15, 2019

Bruce Layne spent decades attending, teaching, and advocating for his alma mater. Now he's memorialized by Rebel baseball.

Rick Agrellas shines the Fremont Cannon
Campus News | January 25, 2019

When the Rebels reclaimed the Fremont Cannon in November, that was just the start of it. Now that UNLV's paint crew has had their turn, the cannon is ready to come out and play again.

u.n.l.v. cheer team poses in front of the thomas and mack center
Athletics | January 24, 2019

Rebel Girls? Scarlet Dance Line? Come find out a little bit about the national champs rooting on the sidelines.

Athletics In The News

sb Dirty South Soccer
April 4, 2019

The National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame announced its 2019 class on Tuesday, and Larry Johnson was among the nine players and coaches selected for induction.

Gwinnett Prep Sports
April 3, 2019

Former coaches Lute Olson and Rick Majerus and former UNLV star Larry Johnson highlight the nine-member class selected Tuesday for induction into the College Basketball Hall of Fame.

Las Vegas Sun
April 2, 2019

Exactly 29 years after the UNLV basketball team defeated Duke to win the 1990 NCAA championship, a member of that legendary Runnin’ Rebels team got another reason to celebrate.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 2, 2019

Larry Johnson, a dominant force for the UNLV Runnin' Rebels in the early 1990s, has been selected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 2, 2019

Larry Johnson, who starred on two Final Four teams at UNLV, will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

Charleston Gazette-Mail
March 21, 2019

Coming from Las Vegas back home to Marshall University makes Marshall Athletic Director Mike Hamrick particularly keen to the effects of sports betting on college athletics, and that’s why he will be featured in a segment about the new phenomenon on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Sunday night.

Athletics Experts

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Recent Athletics Accomplishments

March 9, 2017
Nancy Lough, James Hines (both Educational Psychology and Higher Education), and Margo Malik (Athletics) participated in the Sport and Recreation Law Association's 30th annual conference in Las Vegas this month. Lough, the invited keynote speaker, titled her talk, "If We Build It, Will They Come? Considering 30 Years of Sport Law and Policy."...
April 1, 2014
Tina Kunzer-Murphy (Athletics) was honored in February as a "Women to Watch" by Vegas Inc. She was among 16 inspirational women throughout the Las Vegas Valley who were recognized for having an impact on the community. She was recognized for her achievements throughout her career and, most recently, for being named the first female athletic...
December 1, 2012
Cheryl Sgovio (Thomas & Mack) received the the 2012 Caterer of the Year Award from the Las Vegas chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) at a gala awards evening in November. The award is designed to recognize the caterer who has done the most to provide NACE-Las Vegas their time, energy, talents, leadership, and...
July 27, 2012
Lisa Kelleher (Intercollegiate Athletics) and Starr Wharton (Student Recreation and Wellness Center) attended the Step UP! Be a Leader; Make A Difference facilitator training at the University of Arizona. The pro-social behavior and bystander intervention program educates students to be proactive in helping others. It raises awareness of help...