RENO, Nev. – The University of Nevada men’s basketball team will host the University of Washington in the first two exhibition games prior to the start of the season on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Lawlor Events Center. The Wolf Pack went 29-8 last season and reached the Sweet 16 while the Huskies posted a 21-13 record and participated in the NIT.
Funds raised from the charity game with Washington will go to the Northern California Wildfire Relief fund through the California Community Foundation and will be directed specifically to victims of the Carr Fire this summer in Northern California. The UW game is not part of the season ticket package. All seating is general admission for the game. Adults are $15, youth tickets (8th grade and under) are $10, seniors over 65 are $10 and college age students including TMCC students are $10. College students must present their college ID at the door when purchasing a ticket.
At halftime of the UW game Cirque Paris will perform. The show is currently at the Eldorado Showroom. The Eldorado partnered with the producers of the Broadway smash hit "The Illusionists" to bring the latest mind-boggling, intimate cirque experience, “Cirque Paris” to the Eldorado Showroom. Featuring an award-winning acrobatic cast including many former stars of Cirque Du Soleil, and set around a custom, fully functioning speakeasy-style bar, “Cirque Paris” is an astounding and spell-binding once-in-a-lifetime spectacular. With the most beautiful, dangerous and unique acts from all four corners of the globe, and accompanied by sensational dancers and a magical comedy host, “Cirque Paris” transports the audience to the cabaret nightclubs of France.