UNLV opens against California in NCAA tournament
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- University of Nevada, Las Vegas will play California on Thursday in San Jose, Calif., in the NCAA tournament opener.
The Runnin' Rebels of the Mountain West Conference earned a fifth seed to face the No. 12-seeded Bears of the Pac-12.
UNLV defeated Cal 76-75 in Berkeley, Calif., on Dec. 9.
UNLV, with a 25-9 record, is seeking its first NCAA tournament win since 2008. The Runnin' Rebels lost the opening game of the tournament the last three seasons.
The game time was not immediately announced.