UNLV quick hits:

Rebels’ first road games of the season will be available on ESPN3.com


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UNLV head coach Bobby Hauck talks to his team after the Rebels spring football game Friday, April 20, 2012.

Two more UNLV football games will be on the ESPN family of networks, it was announced Thursday.

When the Rebels hit the road for the first time this season on Sept. 29 at Utah State, the game will stream on ESPN3.com at 5 p.m. The following week, UNLV’s 4 p.m. game at Louisiana Tech will also be available on ESPN3.com. The latter will also be made available in syndication by ESPN Regional Television, which means a local station such as KTUD may be able to pick it up. Last year KTUD had airing rights to the WAC game of the week.

UNLV’s other televised games so far include: Minnesota (8/30 at 8 p.m. on CBSSN), Washington State (9/14 at 6 p.m. on ESPN) and at Boise State (10/20 at 12:30 p.m. on NBCSN).

Regional and local telecasts for Mountain West games are expected to be released in the coming weeks while UNLV is still working on setting kickoff times for its five other home games in 2012.

Taylor Bern can be reached at 948-7844 or taylor.bern@lasvegassun.com. Follow Taylor on Twitter at twitter.com/taylorbern.

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  1. In agreement JahReb...Rebs national exposure is on the upswing big time especially considering how bad we performed in the past. I've always said Las Vegas is an easy sell its almost like the powers that be are saying hurry up already and get your sh_t together so we can get out to Vegas and cover you guys.......