Albuquerque, N.M. - Single-game tickets for all 17 men's home games and all 19 women's home games will be available online at www.unmtickets.com starting at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, October 26. As always, fans that purchase tickets on-line can choose the print-at-home option for tickets, a great feature for all Lobo fans.
Single-game tickets will also go on sale on Monday, October 28 in person at the Lobo Ticket Office at The Pit, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Tickets can also be purchased through the phone center (M-F, 10-4, 925-5858) and at all Albertson stores in the Albuquerque/Rio Rancho/Santa Fe area. A complete listing of those stores can be found here: http://www.unmtickets.com/albertsons
Fans that come to The Pit in person on Monday morning might see a little Hollywood action, as part of The Pit is being used as a set for the movie “La Vida Robot”, starring George Lopez, Carlos Pena, and child star Aubrey K. Miller. Due to the movie production, fans will have to park in Stadium West across the street from The Pit ticket office, as the north parking lots will be closed.
Of course, fans coming directly to The Pit can check out the Lobo Den Store, Powered by Your UNM Bookstores! The Lobo Den Store is chock full of Lobo gear, Nike gear, replica jerseys, team apparel, fans items, and souvenirs, all available to make the Lobo basketball experience an unforgettable one. The Lobo Den Store is open from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
New Mexico season ticket sales have already surpassed last season’s totals, meaning fans will not want to wait to get tickets. Games that are expected to sell fast are non-conference matchups with Cincinnati (Dec. 7) and New Mexico State (Dec. 17), as well as conference tilts against the likes of UNLV (Jan. 15), Boise State (Jan. 21), San Diego State (Feb. 22), and Utah State (Feb. 25). Exciting women's games are slated for The Pit against Texas (Nov. 19), Colorado (Nov. 23), the annual Thanksgiving Tournament (Nov. 29-30), New Mexico State (Dec. 7), Fresno State (Jan. 18), UNLV (Feb. 19) and San Diego State (March 7)
New Mexico opens the exhibition season with games on Saturday, Nov. 2 against Eastern New Mexico at 7 p.m., and on Wednesday, Nov. 6 against Jamestown at 7 p.m. The women's team will take the court for exhibitions game on Saturday, Nov. 2 against New Mexico Highlands at 2 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 5 against Western New Mexico at 7 p.m.
Saturday November 9 is a busy day at UNM, with five home events, including the regular season openers for both the men’s and women’s team. Yvonne Sanchez will begin her third season against Loyola Marymount at 3 p.m., and the Craig Neal era will officially start at 8 p.m. against Alabama A&M.