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NCAA Tournament - Second Round (Postseason Guide)

The Runnin' Rebels will play California on Thursday at 4:27 p.m. in the NCAA Tournament's second round.

March 19, 2013

LAS VEGAS ( - For the sixth time in the last seven years, the UNLV men's basketball team (25-9) is playing in the NCAA Tournament and this year is the No. 5 seed in the East Region after earning an at-large bid to the Big Dance for the fourth straight season.    

The Runnin' Rebels, who lost in the Mountain West Tournament's championship game on Saturday, will open their 20th all-time NCAA Tournament on Thursday, March 21, against No. 12-seeded California (20-11), in a rare opening-round rematch of a regular-season game.

The second-round matchup is scheduled to begin at 4:27 p.m. PDT and will be televised on truTV with Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner and Marty Snider calling the action. The Runnin' Rebel radio call will be handled by Jon Sandler and Robert Smith on ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM in Las Vegas, while the national Dial Global Sports/NCAA Radio Network broadcast will be called by Ted Robinson and Bill Frieder. The game will also be available via video streaming, audio streaming and Gametracker through links at


CALIFORNIA (20-11, No. 12 Seed)                


UNLV (25-9, No. 5 Seed)

DATE: Thursday, March 21, 2013
TIME: 4:27 p.m. PDT (approx.)
SITE: HP Pavilion (18,549), San Jose, Calif.
TV: truTV (Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner, Marty Snider)
RADIO: ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM (Jon Sandler, Robert Smith) / Dial Global Sports/NCAA Radio Network (Ted Robinson, Bill Frieder)
ONLINE: Video streaming (NCAA March Madness Live), audio streaming (Dial Global Sports/NCAA Radio Network) & Gametracker at (All-Access subscription required for audio at


The Last Meeting
December 9, 2012
Berkeley, Calif.
Runnin' Rebel Q & A Session Turns Into Win
Quintrell Thomas grabbed Anthony Marshall's airball under the basket and scored on a short hook shot with 1.2 seconds remaining to lift No. 21 UNLV to a 76-75 win over California on Sunday.



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