Fans who purchase a ticket to the UTEP men’s basketball game against Alaska Fairbanks on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 5) can exchange it for a free general admission ticket to the Miner football game versus Houston Baptist later in the day.
The basketball game is at 1 p.m. in the Don Haskins Center, and the football game is at 6 in the Sun Bowl.
The Football Miners [2-6, 1-4 C-USA] are coming off a 31-21 loss to Old Dominion on Oct. 29, while the Huskies [3-5, 2-4 Southland Conference] ended a four-game losing skid after beating Lamar 24-17. The contest will mark the first-ever meeting between the two programs.
Saturday’s contest will be the last home game before the Miners make their final two road trips of 2016 [at Florida Atlantic & at Rice]. UTEP returns to the Sun City for the regular season finale against North Texas on Nov. 26.
The UTEP men’s basketball team pulled away late for an 80-73 exhibition win over Southeastern Oklahoma State on Sunday at the Don Haskins Center on Sunday.
Basketball exhibition ticket prices are $10 (adults) and $8 (youth).
Fans can get their free general admission football ticket by bringing the basketball ticket to the North Sun Bowl ticket office on game day. Exchanges will be made beginning at 3 p.m. on Saturday.