RUNNIN’ REBELS HOST ILLINOIS TUESDAY NIGHT
UNLV men’s basketball to face Fighting Illini at 7:45 p.m. at Thomas & Mack Center, televised by CBS Sports Network
The UNLV men’s basketball team will continue its season-opening six-game homestand on Tuesday, Nov. 26, against Illinois at 7:45 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center. The game will be part of a doubleheader as the UNLV women’s basketball team will face Utah in the TMC at 4:45 p.m.
This will be the Runnin’ Rebels’ first game in a week as it lost to Arizona State, 86-80, last Tuesday. Prior to the loss vs. the Sun Devils, UNLV defeated Omaha, 73-70, on Nov. 15. Runnin’ Rebel junior forward Roscoe Smith, who leads the nation in rebounding average with 16.3 rpg, has recorded back-to-back games with at least 21 rebounds, while junior forward Khem Birch, who is second in the country in blocked shots with 5.5 per contest, has had a career-high eight blocks in each of the last two games.
Tuesday’s game will be televised on CBS Sports Network with Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas and Doug Gottlieb calling the action. Jon Sandler and Robert Smith will handle the radio call, which may be heard live on ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM. A listen link as well as Gametracker will be available at UNLVRebels.com.
ILLINOIS (5-0, 0-0 Big Ten)
UNLV (2-2, 0-0 Mountain West)
DATE: Tuesday, November 26, 2013
TIME: 7:45 p.m. PST
SITE: Tarkanian Court, Thomas & Mack Center (18,500), Las Vegas
TV: CBS Sports Network (Andrew Catalon, Steve Lappas, Doug Gottlieb)
RADIO: ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM (Jon Sandler, Robert Smith)
ONLINE: Radio audio link and Gametracker at UNLVRebels.com