No. 21/20 UNLV Hosts Boise State Wednesday

Feb. 21, 2012

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) -

The No. 21/20 UNLV men's basketball team (22-6, 6-4 Mountain West) has lost two straight games - at TCU in overtime on Feb. 14 and at No. 18/21 New Mexico on Saturday. The Runnin' Rebels will look to bounce back on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at home against Boise State.

The 7:15 p.m. game will mark UNLV's first at the Thomas & Mack Center in 11 days and will be televised on CBS Sports Network with Todd Harris and Steve Lappas 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 is currently in a tie for second place in the Mountain West with No. 24/25 San Diego State, two games back of league-leading New Mexico. UNLV has won six of its last nine games and 13 of 17. The Runnin' Rebels are ranked for the 11th week this season, their highest total number of weeks in the polls since 1992-93.

UNLV is 3-1 all-time against Boise State, including this year's overtime win in Idaho on Jan. 25.


GAME 29

BOISE STATE (13-12, 3-7 Mountain West)

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NO. 21/20 UNLV (22-6, 6-4 Mountain West)

DATE: Wednesday, February 22, 2012
TIME: 7:15 p.m. PST
SITE: Tarkanian Court, Thomas & Mack Center (18,500), Las Vegas
TV: CBS Sports Network (Todd Harris, Steve Lappas)
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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