Tailgating November 11 for Cowboy’s Basketball Game at “The Pit”

Las Vegas, N.M. – The Highlands University Cowboys are playing in the New Mexico Classic Basketball Series Nov. 11 – 12 with the university’s Alumni Office sponsoring a tailgate event and other festivities.

The tailgating Nov. 11 will be from 1 – 3 p.m. at the University of New Mexico’s Dreamstyle Basketball Arena in Albuquerque also known as “The Pit.” The Cowboys play Western New Mexico University at 3 p.m.

“Fans who purchase the special Cowboy Classic Package for $25 will receive complimentary food at tailgate,” said Juli Salman, Highlands alumni director. “They will also be given a New Mexico Classic event t-shirt and alumni gift.”

Fans attending the tailgate who have not purchased the Cowboy Classic Package will have the opportunity to purchase food and a New Mexico Classic event T-shirt. Highlands athletic merchandise will also be available for purchase.

Following the Nov. 11 game, Highlands fans are invited to attend a postgame celebration at St. Clair Winery & Bistro at 7 p.m. at 901 Rio Grande Blvd. N.W., Albuquerque. Appetizers and soft drinks will be served. Fans who purchased a Cowboy Classic Package will be treated to a complimentary glass of wine.

“Highlands fans will also have the chance to meet the Cowboy basketball coaches and players at St. Clair,” Salman said. “This New Mexico Classic Basketball Series is an exciting chance to showcase Cowboy basketball to a larger audience as well as play in a premier venue.”

On Nov. 12, the Cowboys play Eastern New Mexico University at 5 p.m.

Order the Cowboy Classic Package or individual game tickets for $10 from the Highlands Alumni Office at (505) 454-3248 or email jesalman@nmhu.edu

Tickets may also be purchased from UNM in person at the Dreamstyle Arena or online at unmtickets.com.