No. 24/19 UNLV Opens MW Play Wednesday

Jan. 8, 2013

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) -

The No. 24/19 UNLV men's basketball team, winner of 11 of its last 12 games, closed out its 2012-13 non-conference schedule on Saturday with an 84-63 home win over CSU Bakersfield to finish that portion of its season 13-2. The Runnin' Rebels now turn their attention to Mountain West play beginning with a game on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at No. 25/RV New Mexico at 8 p.m. MST/7 p.m. PST at The Pit.

The game will be televised by CBS Sports Network with Dave Ryan, Steve Lappas and Doug Gottlieb calling the action, while Alli La Force will cover the sidelines. Jon Sandler and Robert Smith will handle the UNLV radio call, which may be heard live in Las Vegas on ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM and online at UNLVRebels.com through the subscription-based All-Access feature.

UNLV leads the all-time series with New Mexico 28-17. The two teams split the regular-season series last year each winning on its home court, while the Lobos won the third meeting in the MW Tournament. This will mark the third all-time meeting between UNLV and UNM with both teams ranked in the AP poll.


GAME 16

NO. 24/19 UNLV (13-2, 0-0 Mountain West) 

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NO. 25/RV NEW MEXICO (13-2, 0-0 Mountain West)     

DATE: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013
TIME: 8:00 p.m. MST/7:00 p.m. PST
SITE: The Pit/Bob King Court (15,411), Albuquerque, N.M.
TV: CBS Sports Network (Dave Ryan, Steve Lappas, Doug Gottlieb, Alli LaForce)
RADIO: ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM (Jon Sandler, Robert Smith)
ONLINE: Radio broadcast and Gametracker at UNLVRebels.com (All-Access subscription required for audio at UNLVRebels.com)

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