CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - The Texas A&M men's basketball
team was selected to participate in the Corpus Christi Challenge over Thanksgiving
weekend during the 2013-14 season, the Corpus Christi Convention & Visitors
Bureau announced this week.
out the field for the tournament are SMU, Virginia, Missouri State, Sam Houston
State, Hampton, Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Liberty.
Corpus Christi Challenge is going to be a great event," Texas A&M head
coach Billy Kennedy said. "It will give Aggie fans the chance to come out and
see us play against some really quality opponents and challenge us to prepare
for games in the SEC."
play will include four games for each team with two games held at campus sites
and two final games held at the American Bank Center Arena. Games will also be
aired on national sports network television.
excited to have this tournament and the opportunity to showcase our community,"
CCCVB CEO Keith Arnold said. "Corpus Christi is not only a great place to
visit, but is also growing as an amateur sports destination."
for the final rounds in Corpus Christi can be purchased beginning Monday, Nov.
26th, at Ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. For ADA
seating please call 361-826-4170.Tickets can also be purchased by visiting
Ticketmaster outlets in participating H-E-B stores.