The 1966 Texas Western College Miners will return to campus, and UTEP will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the historic 1966 National Championship at the men’s basketball game versus Western Kentucky on Feb. 6.
Tickets will go on sale to the general public Monday (Jan. 11) for the once-in-a-lifetime event.
Special in-game features include:
-Unique starting lineup introduction featuring both the national champs and the 2015-16 Miners
– Commemorative video board messages from NIKE and national celebrities
– Local and national recognition of the championship team at halftime with special guests
-Free 50th anniversary t-shirt for every fan as the Don Haskins Center is “striped out” in orange and blue for the game
In addition, a basketball autographed by the 1965-66 team members will be presented to 50 lucky fans in attendance.
Single-game tickets start at $15. They will be available by calling 747-5234, by visiting the UTEP Ticket Center (corner of Mesa Street & Glory Road) or online at ticketmaster.com starting on Monday.
Tip-off on Feb. 6 is slated for 3 p.m. MT.