March 14, 2006
The University of New Mexico women's basketball team, ranked No. 24/24, will take on Florida in Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday, March 18, in the first round of the 2006 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship. Game time on ESPN2 is set for 8 p.m. MT. The Lobos, 21-9 received an at-large bid and are the No. 11 seed in the Albuquerque Region, while Florida is 21-8 and seeded No. 6. The following is complete travel and hotel information for the First and Second Rounds of the 2006 NCAA Tournament in Tucson, Ariz.
GAME TICKETS ONLY: Call (505) 925-5627. Tickets are $18 for the Saturday night session: New Mexico-Florida and Baylor-Northern Arizona games.
HOTEL ONLY: A limited number of rooms have been reserved for fans at the Lobos' official team hotel, the Embassy Suites Airport. The cost is $149/night and reservations can be made by callingJessica Foster at 520/573-0700 x278 or emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TICKETS, BUS AND HOTEL: CallClassic Travel at (505) 888-4454 as reservations will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. Thebus trip is tentative based on filling the minimum number of spots. The package includes:
$344 double occupancy
$512 single occupancy
$288 quad occupancy
If the Lobos do not win their game on Saturday the bus will leave Monday morning, arriving Albuquerque that evening. Should the Lobos advance the bus will return to Albuquerque immediately following the game, arriving Albuquerque at approximately 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.