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by FormerlyVegasAggie71
October 5th, 2020, 5:43 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: 5,500 fans at home games
Replies: 115
Views: 9658

5,500 fans at home games

Per Hartwell to Scotty G:
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
October 1st, 2020, 4:43 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Fans in the stands?
Replies: 10
Views: 684

Re: Fans in the stands?

FWIW, UNLV is going has submitted plans for approval to get 6,500 fans in the stands at UNLV games (10% of allegiant stadium capacity). Pretty funny that UNLV will play in that stadium in front of fans before the Raiders. And yes, I'm going to try and go to at least one game (probably Boise) to che...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
October 1st, 2020, 4:06 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Fans in the stands?
Replies: 10
Views: 684

Re: Fans in the stands?

FWIW, UNLV has submitted plans for approval to get 6,500 fans in the stands at UNLV games (10% of allegiant stadium capacity). Pretty funny that UNLV will play in that stadium in front of fans before the Raiders. And yes, I'm going to try and go to at least one game (probably Boise) to check out the...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
October 1st, 2020, 2:07 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: LET'S PLAY FOOTBALL!
Replies: 24
Views: 1352

Re: LET'S PLAY FOOTBALL!

Full MWC schedule:

Interesting that they are making an exception for Boise to play BYU (AFA has one too for Navy but that was already in the works)
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
September 24th, 2020, 5:30 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Bowl Games
Replies: 3
Views: 581

Bowl Games

bowl season is going to be wacky this year. No win requirement and bowl games can start as early as Dec 1. https://footballscoop.com/news/ncaa-releases-bowl-requirements-for-2020-hint-there-are-none/ Makes sense with the abbreviated season, but will be interesting to see how it plays out. It's possi...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
September 14th, 2020, 1:43 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: It Hurt
Replies: 1
Views: 372

It Hurt

watching games on Saturday knowing we weren't playing, and won't be any time soon. No need to rehash the reasons here - we all know both sides of the equation inside and out by now. Just lamenting that the season has started and some teams get to play while we get to watch. Must be especially hard o...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
August 6th, 2020, 10:19 am
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Rayshad Lewis (remember him)
Replies: 19
Views: 2088

Rayshad Lewis (remember him)

transferring again to Kentucky with his brother, both as walk ons:

https://www.espn.com/college-football/s ... y-walk-ons
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
April 30th, 2020, 4:27 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: When will we know if there will be a season?
Replies: 74
Views: 4881

Re: When will we know if there will be a season?

Utah is faring better and opening up more quickly than other states, and was never as restrictive as most. The fascinating question will be if some schools/conferences are open for business/football and others aren't. Do you re-schedule with teams that will play? I could see Utah giving the green li...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 13th, 2020, 12:19 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: One more year for Sam/Brito?
Replies: 12
Views: 1122

Re: One more year for Sam/Brito?

ratofallaggies wrote:
March 13th, 2020, 11:33 am
Surprised this idea hasn't been posted on here yet
haha i deserved that.
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 13th, 2020, 11:30 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: One more year for Sam/Brito?
Replies: 12
Views: 1122

One more year for Sam/Brito?

Looks like spring sport senior athletes will be given another year of eligibility. NCAA looking into what to do with those that played winter sports. Would be fascinating if they offered another year of eligibility to Seniors in winter sports?? https://twitter.com/GoodmanHoops/status/123851508045681...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 6th, 2020, 6:46 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Tickets for the Semifinals
Replies: 19
Views: 1185

Re: Tickets for the Semifinals

they are going fast on vividseats. Only 3 tickets left rn. I'm going to head down before the Aggie game and give scalping a try. Wish me luck, lol.
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 2nd, 2020, 1:03 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Who's going to the tournament?
Replies: 49
Views: 2745

Re: Who's going to the tournament?

I'm a local. Can't make Thursday but will be there Friday and Saturday if USU advances.

Also note they are doing the pregame alumni events so plan on arriving early if interested in attending.
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
January 30th, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: MWC all session passes at a discount
Replies: 7
Views: 732

MWC all session passes at a discount

If you haven't purchased MWC tourney tickets yet and are planning on it, you can get 4 lower bowl tickets for the price of 3 right now. Here is the link: https://ev2.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/EVExecMacro?linkID=unlv&evm=prmo&RSRC=MWC20&RDAT=EB_MWC_013019_4FOR3&caller=PR&utm_source=UNLVTICKETS&ut...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
January 16th, 2020, 2:22 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: KAR: Aranda head coach at Baylor
Replies: 13
Views: 1465

KAR: Aranda head coach at Baylor

Dave Aranda gets the head coaching gig at Baylor. Was some talk in December that he might take the UNLV job before they hired someone else. Baylor clearly a better job. Will be interesting to see how he does as head coach.
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
December 16th, 2019, 5:18 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: MW has New TV deal
Replies: 36
Views: 3264

Re: MW has New TV deal

Here's a link with more info: https://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/SB-Blogs/Newsletter-Media/2019/12/16.aspx "The new Fox and CBS contracts, which will go into effect July 1, provide the conference’s 10 schools -- not including Hawaii and Boise State, which have separate arrangements -- with a signif...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
November 19th, 2019, 10:44 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Bovee on attendance
Replies: 70
Views: 4783

Re: Bovee on attendance

Even when Spectrum magic was at its peak, were we regularly selling out non-conf games in November and getting large student crowds? IIRC, even during the peak years the students showed for instate rivals and in Jan/Feb/March for the conference games. If we don't get large turnouts to the conference...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
October 28th, 2019, 2:10 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Most Disappointing Season Ever?
Replies: 23
Views: 1459

Re: Most Disappointing Season Ever?

Perspective: we've played a really tough schedule and we've lost to good teams, all on the road.

by FormerlyVegasAggie71
August 19th, 2019, 1:49 pm
Forum: Merlin Olsen Field (Aggie Football)
Topic: Corner help?
Replies: 3
Views: 1628

Re: Corner help?

your post says tweet unavailable, but i'm guessing this is about Terin Adams, the CB transfer from ASU? I saw the same tweet but like you I have no idea if he is immediately eligible.
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
May 21st, 2019, 3:44 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Who are you playing OOC this season?
Replies: 25
Views: 2760

Re: Who are you playing OOC this season?

Nevada played at USC and Utah last year to get these home games.. I'm certain USU would be willing to play an H/H with either of them. I get why USC wouldn't want an H/H with USU, but Utah is **** and just wants to solidify its claim as the top athletic department in the state by avoiding other in-...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
April 15th, 2019, 6:31 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Jake Toolson
Replies: 99
Views: 10953

Re: Jake Toolson

We are on his current list of teams:
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
April 11th, 2019, 3:30 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Nevada Transfers
Replies: 10
Views: 3213

Re: Nevada Transfers

New UNLV coach was able to convince three UNLV players that had entered transfer portal to stay in Vegas. Wonder if Alford can convince any of these guys to stay in Reno?
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
April 9th, 2019, 10:42 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2019-20 (ESPN)
Replies: 23
Views: 3321

Re: Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2019-20 (ESPN)

Also - Lunardi has us as an 11 seed (and the only MWC team in the field) in his "way too early" bracketology.
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
April 9th, 2019, 10:40 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2019-20 (ESPN)
Replies: 23
Views: 3321

Re: Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2019-20 (ESPN)

Others I've seen:

Jeff Goodman has us at 19, Jon Wilner has us at 21.

Gary Parrish did not put us in his Top 25 and 1.

Starting the season ranked would be amazing. Anyone know when last time that has happened?
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 27th, 2019, 5:35 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Smith extension and raise
Replies: 106
Views: 81673

Re: Smith extension and raise

With the new coach at UNLV another Summit league guy making $1.4 million. USU needs to keep Smith happy that will take charter flights to 9 conference games, and a salary of at least $850, 000. Not only $1.4 for TJ, but the almost $1m for the buyout to SD State + whatever they have to pay Marv if h...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 27th, 2019, 10:25 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Meanwhile....down south
Replies: 36
Views: 5192

Re: Meanwhile....down south

FormerlyVegasAggie71 wrote:
March 26th, 2019, 4:43 pm
Looks like UNLV might take a page out of the USU playbook and look to the state of South Dakota for their next coach:

This is now being reported as official. Wonder how UNLV fans feel?
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 26th, 2019, 4:43 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Meanwhile....down south
Replies: 36
Views: 5192

Re: Meanwhile....down south

Looks like UNLV might take a page out of the USU playbook and look to the state of South Dakota for their next coach:

by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 15th, 2019, 4:03 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: UNLV
Replies: 8
Views: 905

UNLV

Fired Menzies after three years.
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 15th, 2019, 11:38 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Tickets
Replies: 10
Views: 1232

Re: Tickets

People scalping tickets in the parking lot are most of those legit tickets or should I be worried? We are coming down tomorrow and was not sure if i should be concerned or just go to the UNLV box office. Most are legit. My only comment, and hopefully someone can confirm, is I believe tickets are so...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 12th, 2019, 2:44 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Duryea's Contract Dispute? Settled?
Replies: 15
Views: 2290

Re: Duryea's Contract Dispute? Settled?

I've searched on this forum and through Google and can't find any information about the final verdict regarding Duryea's contract dispute, did this eventually get sorted out? Is it still in the courts? Just curious if anyone has any information regarding the matter. For what it's worth I predicted ...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 12th, 2019, 10:05 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: You guys that are thinking we’re a lock
Replies: 71
Views: 6874

Re: You guys that are thinking we’re a lock

If 8,976 is poor attendance then I must have really miss remembered. What I do remember is Hawaii shooting 60% from the field and three. I also remember Kuebler putting 28 points up on us. My recollection is the same as NVAggie, it was a good crowd - students were out in full force (thanks to a don...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 11th, 2019, 3:12 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: NIT selection rules
Replies: 6
Views: 1279

NIT selection rules

I know some think we're a lock for NCAA and some (like myself) are a bit more skeptical. As such, does anyone know what the NIT selection committee rules are regarding co-conference champs? I know the NIT is required to take a regular season conf champ that doesn't win it's conference tourney and fa...
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 11th, 2019, 2:33 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: MW Media Awards
Replies: 21
Views: 2584

Re: MW Media Awards

I like Hutson and think he's a good coach, but not sure how he got one vote and that Smith wasn't unanimous? Is there a rule that prohibits the local media member from voting on their own team (i.e., the Utah State voter couldn't vote for any USU candidates)? That's the only way this makes sense.
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 11th, 2019, 1:13 pm
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: Tournament Roll Call
Replies: 41
Views: 3529

Re: Tournament Roll Call

Local - I have a conflict Thursday, but me + 3 on Friday and Saturday
by FormerlyVegasAggie71
March 11th, 2019, 11:47 am
Forum: Stew's Spectrum (Aggie Basketball)
Topic: You guys that are thinking we’re a lock
Replies: 71
Views: 6874

Re: You guys that are thinking we’re a lock

I was a freshman at USU in the 03-04 season when we were in the top 25 and left out, so I will never think we're a "lock" until our name is on the screen on Selection Sunday. I believe we have to win at minimum our first game in the tourney, and likely our 2nd. I was a junior at USU that same year....