Selection Sunday Viewing Event For Fans Announced

March 4, 2012

LAS VEGAS ( - UNLV Athletics has announced it will hold a Selection Sunday viewing event at the Thomas & Mack Center on March 11 so fans can watch the NCAA Tournament Selection Show live on CBS with the Runnin' Rebels. The event will be free and doors to the Thomas & Mack Center will open at 2 p.m. Seating is general admission and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and concession stands will be open for fans.

The CBS show begins at 3 p.m. Prior to the beginning of the telecast, UNLV head coach Dave Rice will address the crowd and a special season highlight video will debut.

The show will be broadcast live on the arena's video screen and the team will watch from the floor. Fans are encouraged to attend in game mode as national cameras will be present.

Fans are then encouraged to attend the Selection Sunday After Party - presented by Rebel Swag - at Hooters Casino Hotel (115 E. Tropicana Ave.), just minutes from the Thomas & Mack Center, beginning at 4 p.m. Fans will enjoy free food featuring wings, hot dogs and chicken fingers and drink specials will be available for fans at the event. According to event organizers, the event will be hosted by former Runnin' Rebel Anderson Hunt, the most valuable player of the 1990 Final Four.