The UNLV Runnin' Rebels men’s basketball team is a Division I program for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The team is located in Las Vegas, Nevada and plays their home games at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Thomas & Mack Center has a capacity of 18,776 people and opened in 1983. The team plays in the Mountain West Conference. The team is currently coached by Dave Rice. In Rice’s first and only year as coach thus far, he led the Rebels to a 26-9 record and a trip to the NCAA Tournament. He also defeated at the time #1 ranked North Carolina.