No. 21/18 UNLV Returns Home To Host UNI Wed.
The Runnin' Rebels will be back in the TMC for the first time in 18 days on Wednesday.
The Runnin' Rebels will be back in the TMC for the first time in 18 days on Wednesday.

Dec. 18, 2012

LAS VEGAS ( - The No. 21/18 UNLV men's basketball team, winner of seven straight games including all three of its road contests this season, will return to the Thomas & Mack Center for the first time in 18 days to host Northern Iowa on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m.

The game, which is part of the Mountain West-Missouri Valley Challenge, will be televised on Time Warner Cable SportsNet with Ari Wolfe and Dave Bollwinkel calling the action. Jon Sandler and Robert Smith will handle the UNLV radio call, which may be heard live in Las Vegas on ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM and online at through the subscription-based All-Access feature.

Northern Iowa leads the all-time series with UNLV 1-0 and the Runnin' Rebels are 2-1 all-time in the MW-MVC Challenge.

Tickets to Wednesday's game start at $15 (when purchased in advance) through, at the Thomas & Mack Center Box Office or by calling 702-739-FANS. 


NORTHERN IOWA (6-4, 0-0 Missouri Valley)  


NO. 21/18 UNLV (9-1, 0-0 Mountain West)

DATE: Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012
TIME: 7:00 p.m. PST
SITE: Tarkanian Court, Thomas & Mack Center (18,500), Las Vegas
TV: Time Warner Cable SportsNet (Ari Wolfe, Dave Bollwinkel)
RADIO: ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM (Jon Sandler, Robert Smith)
ONLINE: Radio broadcast and Gametracker at (All-Access subscription required for audio)


The Last Meeting
Northern Iowa69
March 18, 2010
Oklahoma City, Okla.
UNLV Falls To Northern Iowa, 69-66
Ali Farokhmanesh hit a 3-pointer from the left wing with 4.9 seconds left to lift ninth-seeded Northern Iowa over UNLV 69-66 on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament.



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