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Runnin’ Rebels No. 1 in Mountain West home attendance

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Win or lose, the Runnin' Rebels pack 'em in. For the fifth straight year, the UNLV men's basketball program is in the NCAA's top 25 in home attendance.

The Rebels last season had the best home attendance in the Mountain West and all programs on the West Coast and ranked 14th in the nation.

Rebels home games last season had an average crowd of 15,196, the program's highest in 22 years.

Last season's average is up 1,171 fans per game over the season prior and up 1,943 per game from the 2010-11 season.

The Rebels played in their fourth straight NCAA tournament last season and put up 25 wins in the regular season.

Two starters and six players overall will return to the team this season.

A limited number of tickets in the lower bowl of the Thomas & Mack are on sale now. You may obtain tickets in person at the Thomas & Mack box office, by calling 702-739-3267 or online at www.UNLVtickets.com.

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