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Runnin’ Rebels to close out homestand against UT Martin

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The UNLV men's basketball team will look for its first victory in three tries when it hosts the University of Tennessee at Martin Saturday at the Thomas & Mack. The game will mark the end of a six-game homestand.

Fans need to note that the game has been moved up to 4 p.m. in order to accommodate TV coverage of the UNLV football game against San Diego State at 7:30 p.m. The Runnin' Rebels game had previously been scheduled for 7 p.m.

The Runnin' Rebels lost 86-80 to Arizona State on Nov. 19 and 61-59 to Illinois on Tuesday, putting the team's record at 2-3.

Junior forward Roscoe Smith leads the nation in rebounding average with 15.6 rpg, recording double-figure rebounding totals in all five of UNLV's games.

Khem Birch, also a junior forward, is currently second in the country in blocked shots with 5.2. per game.

Saturday's game will be televised in Las Vegas on Cox 96. Also, there will be a live stream available on and the game will be broadcast on ESPN Radio 1100 AM/98.9 FM.

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