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Lobo Women's Basketball Invites All To Open Scrimmages
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  10/19/2012
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Oct. 19, 2012

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico women's basketball program is inviting the public to two scrimmages this month. The public scrimmages offer fans a chance to take a preseason trip to The Pit and take in some Lobo basketball for free!

Head Coach Yvonne Sanchez and the Lobos will scrimmage in The Pit on Saturday, October 20th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (MT) and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (MT) on Saturday, October 27th. Admission is free for both sessions, so come check out this year's team.

Fans attending are encouraged to park in the lot North of The Pit and enter through the student entrance on that side near the Lobo Den.

Coach Sanchez and company are fresh off their historic run through the Mountain West Conference Tournament in March. UNM became the first-ever seventh seed to defeat a second seed in tournament play. The Lobos went on to become the first seventh-seeded team to make it to the championship game in tournament history.

The 2012-13 season will begin on Tuesday, October 30th. The Lobos host Northern New Mexico at 7 p.m. in the first of two exhibition games.

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