1. The Howlers
Nevada’s pep band, known as The Howlers, are a very enthusiastic part of any Wolf Pack basketball game. The Howlers do a great job of keeping spirits high during games and are the most dedicated fans in the Lawlor Events Center on game days. Make sure to enjoy the tunes provided by The Howlers during your trip to Reno.
2. Battle of Nevada: Nevada-UNLV
There is no love lost between Nevada and in-state rivals UNLV, as these two teams have had a profound hatred for each other since their first meeting. The Wolf Pack may be underdogs in this series, but that doesn’t mean you won’t enjoy one hell of a basketball game when attending a Nevada-UNLV game.
3. Alphie and Wolfie Jr.
Alphie and Wolfie Jr. are the Nevada mascots. These costumed wolves roam around during the game entertaining and pumping up the crowd. Keep your eyes peeled for Alphie and Wolfie Jr. during the game.
You’ll find lots of banners hanging up around the Lawlor Events Center. The banners hanging above the court celebrate the Wolf Pack teams who have won conference championships and made the NCAA Tournament. If those banners aren’t enough for you, there are lots of banners around the concourse honoring the best players in Nevada history, so make sure to check them all out.
5. The Blue Crew
The Blue Crew do an excellent job of supporting the Wolf Pack at basketball games. This student organization has tons of spirit when it comes to cheering on the Wolf Pack and is a can’t miss part of any Nevada basketball game. Enjoy the sights and sounds of The Blue Crew when attending a Wolf Pack basketball game.
6. Link Piazzo Tribute
Check out the tribute to Nevada athletics booster Link Piazzo on the concourse. The tribute is an excellent way to honor someone who has had a profound impact on the school’s athletics department.
7. Nevada-Fresno Rivalry
The Nevada-Fresno State rivalry may be more pronounced on the diamond, but the two still have plenty of ill will towards each other on the court. You won’t want to miss it when the Wolf Pack come to town so get your tickets now.