Runnin' Rebels Headed To Albuquerque For NCAAs

March 11, 2012

LAS VEGAS ( - The 20th-ranked UNLV men's basketball team earned its 19th all-time trip to the NCAA Tournament on Sunday when it was an at-large choice to the Big Dance.

The Runnin' Rebels received a six seed and will face 11th-seeded Colorado on Thursday in Albuquerque at the famed Pit on the campus of the University of New Mexico.

UNLV was one of four Mountain West teams to make the 2012 field, being joined by New Mexico, San Diego State and Colorado State.

Check back here later Sunday for the full release.