No. 11 Runnin' Rebels At New Mexico Sat. Morning On CBS

Feb. 16, 2012

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) -

Off to its best start to a season since 1991-92, the No. 11 UNLV men's basketball team (22-5, 6-3 Mountain West) is coming off an overtime loss at TCU (102-97) on Tuesday. Prior to that, the Runnin' Rebels defeated No. 13/15 San Diego State in front of a sold-out crowd of 18,577 at the Thomas & Mack Center on Feb. 11.

UNLV is currently in a tie for second place in the Mountain West with SDSU, one game back of league-leading New Mexico. The Runnin' Rebels will now travel to Albuquerque, N.M., to take on the Lobos on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 11 a.m. MST/10 a.m. PST.

The game will be televised by CBS (split national) with Tim Brando and Dan Bonner calling the action. Jon Sandler and Robert Smith will handle the UNLV radio broadcast, which may be heard live in Las Vegas on ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM. The radio broadcast is also available at UNLVRebels.com through the subscription-based All-Access feature, while Gametracker is provided for free on the website.

UNLV has won six of its last eight games and 13 of 16. The Runnin' Rebels are ranked for the 10th week this season, their highest total number of weeks in the polls since 1992-93.

UNLV is 28-15 all-time against New Mexico and has won three straight overall against the Lobos and two in a row at The Pit.


GAME 28

NO. 11 UNLV (22-5, 6-3 Mountain West)

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NEW MEXICO (21-4, 7-2 Mountain West)

DATE: Saturday, February 18, 2012
TIME: 11:00 a.m. MST/10:00 a.m. PST
SITE: The Pit (15,411), Albuquerque, N.M.
TV: CBS (Tim Brando, Dan Bonner) - Split National Telecast (check local listings)
RADIO: ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM (Jon Sandler, Robert Smith)
ONLINE: Gametracker (UNLVRebels.com), Radio broadcast: UNLV All-Access subscription at UNLVRebels.com

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