Bama to host New Mexico in NIT Monday

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.  – University of Alabama men's basketball team will host New Mexico in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Monday, March 21. Tipoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. CDT on ESPN.

No. 1 seed Alabama advanced to the second round with a 68-44 win over Coastal Carolina on Tuesday while the fourth-seeded Lobos advanced with a 69-57 win over UTEP. The winner of Monday's game will advance to face the winner of Missouri State and Miami (Fla.) contest.

Tickets for Monday's game will go on sale Thursday, March 17 at 9 a.m. Those wishing to purchase tickets can do so online at, via phone by calling 1-877-TIDE-TIX or in person at the Coleman Coliseum ticket window from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fans are encouraged to purchase online and use the 'print at home' option for the most convenient delivery of tickets and to avoid having to wait in any potential lines at will call.

Ticket prices are as follows: $10 for courtside seats (front court and back court) and baseline reserved seats; $8 for adult general admission seats; $4 for general admission tickets for youths age 18 and under; and $4 for UA Students who present a valid I.D.

Courtside and baseline regular season ticket holders wishing to purchase their regular seats must order tickets by Friday, March 18, at 5 p.m., CDT.

Courtside and Baseline season ticket holders will receive a Tide-mail on Thursday morning, March 17, to order their seats online. Courtside and Baseline Season Ticket holders can also call the Ticket/TIDE PRIDE Office beginning Thursday, March 17, at 8 a.m., CDT.

After Friday at 5 p.m., CDT, all available courtside (front court and back court) and baseline reserved seats will be open for the general public.

The Coleman Coliseum Club Room will not be open for NIT games.

All regular basketball game parking lots will be open and available, except for parking spaces reserved for handicapped/disabled patrons. Parking passes that were issued for the regular season games will not be valid or in effect for any hosted NIT games.

INFORMATION SOURCE: University of Alabama Athletics