From Enchantment Sports staff reports
The University of New Mexico Lobo men’s basketball Cherry & Silver game is slated to tip-off at 6 p.m. on Friday (Oct. 19) at Dreamstyle Arena — The Pit, providing fans with an early glimpse of this season’s team. Gates open at 4 p.m.
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2018 Cherry & Silver Event Schedule:
4 p.m. – Gates Open / Team Meet & Greet / Select-a-Seat / Sound System Reveal
4:45 p.m. – Threebies (Season Ticket Holder Competition)
A competition JUST for season ticket holders. When the Threebies competition is announced, season ticket holders are welcome onto the court for ONE SHOT. Competitors will take one shot behind the 3-point arc, those that make it will win a prize.
5:00 p.m. – Howl Pizza Giveaway (UNM Students)
Free pizzas will be available to members of the Howl on the concourse.
5:20 p.m. – Three-Point Shootout (Prelims)
Lobo players compete in the preliminary round of the Three-Point Shootout contest before the top players advance to the finals round.
5:30 p.m. – U.S. Bank Suite Holder Tasting
U.S. Bank Suite members have the exclusive opportunity to get a sneak peak of this season’s suite food options and do a special tasting.
5:40 p.m. – Hall of Honor Recognition
The prestigious 2018-19 UNM Hall of Honor Class will be recognized on the court.
5:50 p.m. – Cherry & Silver Introductions
6:15 p.m. – Three-Point Shootout
The finalists of contest compete.
6:30 p.m. – Dunk Contest
Lobos compete in dunk contest.
6:50 p.m. – Scrimmage
The Lobos have the Cherry & Silver intrasquad scrimmage.
7:30 p.m. – Howl Shot (Student Section Contest)
Members of the Howl student section have an opportunity to win a $250 bookstore gift card.
7:45 p.m. – Post-Game Remarks
Coach Paul Weir will address the fans.