UNLV quick hits:

Rebels’ season opener at Arizona moved up to Friday, Aug. 29


Steve Marcus

UNLV head football coach Bobby Hauck talks about new recruits during a news conference at UNLV Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.

The Rebels’ football season will begin one day earlier than scheduled with the game at Arizona moved from Saturday, Aug. 30, to Friday, Aug. 29. Kickoff will be at either 7 or 7:15 p.m., depending on the television selection.

This will be UNLV’s second visit to Arizona Stadium and the first since 2001. The road game completes a home-and-home series between the Rebels and Wildcats. Arizona won 58-13 at Sam Boyd Stadium on Sept. 7.

The Rebels begin spring practice today on campus at Rebel Park. Practices run until the Spring Showcase on April 11.

Taylor Bern can be reached at 948-7844 or [email protected]. Follow Taylor on Twitter at twitter.com/taylorbern.

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