Lobo Women Invite Fans to the Cherry-Silver Intrasquad Scrimmage on Thursday
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/03/2010
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Nov. 3, 2010

By Chelsea Einerwold, Writer/GoLobos.com

Albuquerque, N.M. -- Haven't had a chance to check out the new Pit yet?

The University of New Mexico women's basketball team is providing Lobo fans an opportunity to revel in the renovations and take in the Cherry-Silver intrasquad scrimmage 1-3 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.

The preseason scrimmage will provide fans a sneak peak to this year's team, which features 11 returners and five freshmen

. Admission is free and spectators are asked to sit on the east side of the arena in the chair-backs.

The Lobos spend the entire month of November at home, hosting an exhibition game and five nonconference matchups.

New Mexico hosts Western New Mexico in an exhibition game at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9. The game will also be broadcast live on My 50-TV.

The Lobos open the regular season three days later on Friday, Nov. 12 against Texas Tech. Tipoff is at 7 p.m.

New Mexico will face UC Irvine at 7 p.m. on Monday Nov. 15 and California at 2 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 20.

Rounding out the homestead is the New Mexico Thanksgiving Tournament Nov. 26-27 which features the Lobos, San Francisco, Oklahoma State and Rhode Island. New Mexico plays San Francisco at 7 p.m. on Friday night and will play at 5 p.m. or 7 p.m. Saturday.

Single game tickets are on sale now and can be purchased Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the UNM Ticket Office in the northeast corner of the Pit and at the UNM Bookstore Ticket Office (Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sat. noon-4 p.m.). Tickets can also be purchased online at www.GoLobos.com, over the phone at 925-LOBO, or at participating Albertson's locations. Click here for participating locations.

Prices vary depending on seating.

Adults: $9-$12
Seniors: $7-$9