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I leave for Las Vegas Thursday morning, but the Cougars and Arizona Wildcats arrived in Las Vegas Tuesday night. While I am not yet on hand to document the conditions, it's in the high 30s this morning in Vegas, with rain in the forecast for much of the day.
BYU will hold a "no cameras" practice from 11:00am-noon PT at Bishop Gorman High School, while Arizona will conduct a closed practice from 11:30am-1:15pm at the UNLV practice field.
Both teams will attend a Welcome Reception at the ESPN Zone and a show ("Stomp Out Loud") at the Planet Hollywood Hotel. Planet Hollywood is once again hosting the BYU travel party, while Arizona and the media headquarter at the Venetian/Palazzo.
While reading the Tucson Citizen, I picked up this tidbit: David Hasselhoff will be singing the national anthem at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday night, and he will have a rooting interest in the outcome of the game, too. The Hoff's daughter is a freshman at Arizona, and the singer of hits like "Looking for Freedom" (YouTube it, you won't be disappointed) has been in attendance at a couple of Wildcat games this season.
For those who like taking the radio headphones to the game, you might be able to pick up KSL in the stadium Saturday night, but you should also have a listening option via our Las Vegas network affiliate. As of now, plans are for KDOX 1280 AM in Las Vegas to carry our broadcast, so if you want to enjoy the game while listening to your friendly neighborhood broadcast team, you can tune in down south.