Photo courtesy UTEP Athletics
Fans are invited to meet UTEP legend Tim Hardaway at an exclusive “Chalk Talk” event prior to the Miners’ last home game versus Middle Tennessee on Wednesday, March 6.
UTEP Head Coach Rodney Terry will also be a guest at the “Chalk Talk,” which will be held from 5-7 p.m. in the Hall of Champions at the Foster Stevens Basketball Center.
Tickets are $55 to attend the “Chalk Talk” and take a picture with Tim Hardaway, or $45 to attend the event with no picture. Guests who purchase tickets to take a picture with Tim Hardaway will start promptly at 5:15.
Coach Terry and Tim Hardaway will address the crowd at 6 p.m.
Tim Hardaway ranks first in school history in steals (262/2.1 spg), second in assists (563/4.5 apg) and fifth in points (1,586/12.8 ppg). He led the Miners to four NCAA Tournaments (1986, 1987, 1988, 1989) and four Western Athletic Conference titles (two regular season, two tournament).
In 1989, he was the recipient of the Naismith Best Little Man Award and was chosen the WAC Player of the Year. He was inducted into the UTEP Athletics Hall of Fame. He is a member of the UTEP Basketball Centennial Team and his #10 jersey is retired.
Hardaway played 13 seasons in the NBA with Golden State, Miami, Dallas, Denver and Indiana and was a five-time All-Star. He tallied 15,373 points (17.7 ppg), 7,095 assists (8.2 apg) and 1,428 steals (1.6 spg) in the NBA.
The “Chalk Talk” will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. Seating is limited to the first 200 patrons, so call (915) 747-8759 or e-mail the Miner Athletic Club (firstname.lastname@example.org) to reserve your spot at this very special event!
The cost of the “Chalk Talk” does not include a ticket to the game.