UTRGV Basketball to play select games at Bert Ogden Arena

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Source: UTRGV Athletics Facebook

EDINBURG, Texas – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced that the men’s and women’s basketball teams will play at least three games at Bert Ogden Arena.

It will include a doubleheader against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Dec. 2 and a men’s game against three-time defending Western Athletic Conference Champion New Mexico State on Feb. 18.

The athletic department said the women’s game of the Dec. 2 doubleheader is currently scheduled to start at 5 p.m. with the men’s game to follow at about 7 p.m. The Feb. 18 game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

UTRGV basketball season ticket holders will receive tickets to all games played at Bert Ogden Arena included in their packages.

Season tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased by contacting the UTRGV Athletics Ticket Office team of Carlos Munoz (956-665-3747) and Tiffany Ochoa (956-665-3415) over the phone or through email at tickets@utrgv.edu.

“We are excited to be able to bring UTRGV basketball back to Bert Ogden Arena and plan for this to be the start of a bigger long-term partnership,” UTRGV Vice President and Director of Athletics Chasse Conque said. “As we work to enhance the fan and student-athlete experience, playing in the Valley’s premier venue is key to our mission to #RallyTheValley behind UTRGV Athletics.”

UTRGV men’s basketball previously played at Bert Ogden Arena on Nov. 9, 2018, welcoming 5,071 fans for a game against Oklahoma.

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