LAS CRUCES, N.M.
(Sept. 19) - New Mexico State women's basketball fans may order tickets for
the upcoming 2012-13 season beginning at noon on Thursday, Sept. 20.
Second-year Aggie head coach Mark Trakh, his staff and
players are excited to see all of their fans return to the Pan American Center
to support the team this season. Those interested in buying season tickets can
purchase them by either calling the NM State Athletic Ticket Office at
(575)-646-1420 or by clicking NMStateSports.com. Fans may also visit the Pan
American Center ticket office in person.
This year, general admission tickets are $49 for adults 13
and up. Senior citizens, military personnel, staff and faculty can purchase
season tickets for $44. Single-game tickets are at $6 for general admission and
$4 for a group of 20 or more. Children 12 and under will receive free admission
all year long at women's basketball games.
NM State is set to host 16 regular-season games at the Pan
American Center for the third straight season - matching the third-most amount
of home contests in the program record books. It marks the 14th season that the
Crimson and White play host to 15 or more opponents in the regular season. In
those previous 13 seasons, NM State averaged 18 wins per year.
The Aggies' upcoming non-conference ledger consists of seven
home match-ups. Loyola Marymount invades the Mesilla Valley for the home opener
on Nov. 12.
Rivals UTEP and New Mexico are also on the Aggie docket for
a pair of home-and-home contests. NM State hosts the Miners on Dec. 5 fresh off
of UTEP's NCAA tournament appearance last season. The Aggies close the Rio Grande Rivalry against
the Lobos on Dec. 18 at the Pan American Center.
New Mexico State will look for its fifth Aggie Hotel Encanto
Thanksgiving Classic title in six seasons Nov. 23-24. Joining the Aggies in the
two-day holiday tourney is 2012 Women's National Invitational Tournament (WNIT)
selection Drake along with UC Irvine and George Mason. NM State and GMU will
battle in game two of the tourney Nov. 23.
The Crimson and White hosts UMKC before the holiday break
Dec. 21. Non-conference foe CSU Bakersfield visits Las Cruces on Feb. 23 in the
middle of the conference schedule.
Beginning Dec. 29 the Aggies will entertain nine WAC opponents
at home. A pair of conference foes, Utah State and Seattle, advanced to the
postseason a year ago.
On Friday Nov. 2, the Aggies will host Fort Lewis for an
exhibition contest in preparation for the season opener against LMU 10 days
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