Rebels open Mountain West basketball season Dec. 31 at Wyoming

The UNLV men’s basketball team will be spending New Year’s Eve in Laramie, Wyo.

The Rebels will open their Mountain West season Dec. 31 at Wyoming. The complete conference schedule was released Wednesday; UNLV’s nonconference schedule was released in June.

After playing at Wyoming, the Rebels will close out their nonconference schedule with a CBS nationally televised game Jan. 4 at Kansas before meeting UNR on Jan. 7 in their conference home opener.

UNLV will play two conference opponents just once this season. They play at Colorado State on Feb. 7 and will host Fresno State on Feb. 10.

Seventeen of the Rebels’ 18 conference games will be televised on ESPN networks or CBS Sports Network.

The Mountain West tournament will be played March 11 to 14 at the Thomas & Mack Center.


All times Pacific

Day Date Time Opponent Location TV

Wed. Nov. 5 Florida National (exh.) Thomas & Mack Center

Fri. Nov. 14 TBA # Thomas & Mack Center

Sun. Nov. 16 TBA # Thomas & Mack Center

Fri. Nov. 21 4 p.m. vs. Stanford # Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. truTV

Sat. Nov. 22 4 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. vs. Duke or Temple # Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. truTV

Sat. Nov. 29 Albany Thomas & Mack Center

Wed. Dec. 3 at Arizona State Tempe, Ariz.

Fri. Dec. 5 St. Katherine Orleans Arena

Sat. Dec. 13 vs. South Dakota Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Wed. Dec. 17 Portland Thomas & Mack Center

Sat. Dec. 20 8:30 p.m. vs. Utah ^ MGM Grand Garden Arena ESPN2

Tues. Dec. 23 Arizona Thomas & Mack Center CBSSN

Sat. Dec. 27 Southern Utah Thomas & Mack Center

Wed. Dec. 31 at Wyoming * Laramie, Wyo. ESPN3

Sun. Jan. 4 at Kansas Lawrence, Kan. CBS

Wed. Jan. 7 UNR * Thomas & Mack Center CBSSN

Sat. Jan. 10 San Jose State * Thomas & Mack Center

Tues. Jan. 13 at Boise State * Boise, Idaho ESPNU

Sat. Jan. 17 at San Diego State * San Diego CBSSN

Wed. Jan. 21 New Mexico * Thomas & Mack Center CBSSN

Sat. Jan. 24 Utah State * Thomas & Mack Center CBSSN

Tues./Wed. Jan. 27/28 at UNR * Reno ESPNU or ESPN3

Sat. Jan. 31 Air Force * Thomas & Mack Center ESPN3

Sat. Feb. 7 at Colorado State * Fort Collins, Colo. CBSSN

Tues. Feb. 10 Fresno State * Thomas & Mack Center ESPNU or ESPN3

Sat. Feb. 14 at Air Force * Colorado Springs, Colo. ESPNU or ESPN3

Wed. Feb. 18 Boise State * Thomas & Mack Center CBSSN

Sat. Feb. 21 at New Mexico * Albuquerque, N.M. CBSSN

Tues. Feb. 24 at Utah State * Logan, Utah CBSSN

Sat. Feb. 28 Wyoming * Thomas & Mack Center CBSSN

Wed. March 4 San Diego State * Thomas & Mack Center CBSSN

Sat. March 7 at San Jose State * San Jose, Calif. ESPN3

Wed.-Sat. March 11-14 MW Tournament Thomas & Mack Center

# Coaches vs. Cancer Classic (full field will be released later)

^ MGM Grand Showcase (doubleheader; other game: Oklahoma vs. Washington, 6 p.m., ESPNU)

* Mountain West game


Comment section guidelines

The below comment section contains thoughts and opinions from users that in no way represent the views of the Las Vegas Review-Journal or GateHouse Media. This public platform is intended to provide a forum for users of to share ideas, express thoughtful opinions and carry the conversation beyond the article. Users must follow the guidelines under our Commenting Policy and are encouraged to use the moderation tools to help maintain civility and keep discussions on topic.