April 2, 2013
Albuquerque, N.M.--- Fans can join the New Mexico Lobo Basketball Team as the group celebrates all of the 2012-13 accomplishments as tickets for the 2012-13 Men's Basketball Awards Banquet, presented by Branch Law Firm are now on sale.
The awards banquet will be held on Thursday, April 18 at the Albuquerque Embassy Suites, with a private reception at 6 p.m. and the awards dinner starting at 7 p.m.
Scott Didrickson, color analyst for Lobo basketball on the Lobo Sports Network will serve as master of ceremonies once again. The awards banquet will showcase UNM's 29-6 team that won three championships during the season and finished with the second-most wins in school history and had a second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Fans can purchase a table for 10 for $450. Three-Point Tables, which include a program acknowledgement, two tickets to the private reception, an autographed gift, eight tickets to the dinner, and a member of the Lobo basketball party at the table have all sold out.
Individual tickets for the event are $45, and individual tickets for the private reception at $50 apiece. Fans can also sponsor a student-athlete meal at the awards banquet for just $35.
Fans are requested to purchase their tickets and tables for the awards dinner by the close of business on April 15. To purchase tickets for the event, simply download the order form at the top of this page, or contact Yolanda Rodriguez in the men's basketball office at (505) 925-5750, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the banquet, Head Coach Craig Neal will present awards to the members of the team, including honoring players for their various academic achievements. Kendall Williams will be honored for his All-America, All-District and Player of the Year honors, and Alex Kirk will be honored for their All-District Awards. The team will also present various team awards in a variety of categories.