|Cal, UNLV set for Bay Area rematch in NCAA tourney|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 20 March 2013 15:17|
The road certainly feels familiar - and maybe a bit unfair - for the favorites, too.
The fifth-seeded Runnin' Rebels (25-9), who usually travel with a strong contingent, could be outnumbered in the stands when they face the Golden Bears (20-11) on Thursday. Despite being a higher seed and winning in Berkeley on Dec. 9, the selection committee placed UNLV in the heart of Cal's alumni base in technology-rich Silicon Valley.
The short distance has allowed Cal to keep its usual practice schedule, avoid changing time zones and rest a whole lot more.