The 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket and field has been announced, and the UNLV Rebels will receive a 6 seed in the South region. UNLV's first opponent will be the Colorado Buffalos, and they will play on March 15 at 7:57 pm MST in Albuquerque, New Mexico. If the Rebels win their first matchup, they will face the winner of No. 3 Baylor or No. 14 South Dakota St. on March 17.
The Rebels earned the 6 seed with an at-large bid, going 26-8 in the regular season and the conference tourney.
Here's a look at the South Region of the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket:
No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 16 Missouri Valley St./Western Kentucky, March 15th at 4:50 pm MST
No. 8 Iowa State vs. No. 9 UCONN, March 15 at 7:20 pm MST
No. 5 Wichita State vs. No. 12 VCU, March 15 at 5:15 pm MST
No. 4 Indiana vs. No. 13 New Mexico State, March 15 at 7:45 pm MST
No. 2 Duke vs. No. 15 Lehigh, March 16 at 5:15 pm MST
No. 7 Notre Dame vs. No. 10 Xavier, March 16 at 7:45 pm MST
No. 3 Baylor vs. No. 14 South Dakota State, March 15 at 5:27 pm MST
No. 6 UNLV vs. No. 11 Colorado, March 15 at 7:57 pm MST
Click here for a link to the complete NCAA tournament bracket.