Kansas City, Mo. --- There are only three teams that can lay claim to winning four regular season conference championships in the last five years, and two of them, New Mexico and Kansas, meet in the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. on December 14. Now, Lobo fans can get their tickets to the Kansas City Shootout vs. the Jayhawks through the Sprint Center.
Single game tickets for the matchup between the two top-25 programs go on sale in Kansas City this Friday, October 11 at 10am (MT) both in person at the box office at the Sprint Center in Kansas City or online at SprintCenter.com. The Lobos play KU on Saturday, December 14 at 5pm (MT).
New Mexico was just named the preseason favorite for the Mountain West title in a vote of the league’s media, garnering 23 of 24 first place votes. The Lobos had two players on the preseason all-conference team in Kendall Williams and Alex Kirk, with Williams earning preseason Player of the Year honors.
The game features two teams that are no strangers to winning. New Mexico has won four of the last five regular season Mountain West titles, and Kansas has actually won nine straight Big 12 titles.
There is not a specific section for Lobo fans at the Sprint Center, which hosts one Kansas game every year, dubbed the Kansas City Shootout. Ticket prices are $62, $92, and $112.
Specific ticket information online can be found at http://www.sprintcenter.com/events/detail/new-mexico-vs-kansas