Aggies to Face Texas in Lone Star Showdown on December 8
FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas A&M and Texas renew their rivalry on the hardwood with a neutral-court matchup at the brand-new, state-of-the-art Dickies Arena in Fort Worth on Sunday, December 8 at 2 p.m.
Broadcast and ticket information for the Lone Star Showdown will be announced at a later date.
The non-conference matchup marks the first regular-season contest between the two teams since 2015 when the Aggies defeated the Longhorns, 84-73, in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on November 25.
“I’ve seen the Texas A&M-Texas rivalry first-hand, so I know how important this game is to our players, coaches and fans,” head coach Buzz Williams said. “We’re also excited about getting the opportunity to play in front of our Metroplex alumni in the new Dickies Arena. This is one of those games that generates passion from both sides and we’re looking forward to the challenge.”
Dickies Arena is a 14,000-seat multipurpose venue that will be completed in November of 2019. The facility is located adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Center campus is the result of a pioneering public-private partnership between the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, the State of Texas and a group of private-sector participants, including foundations, individuals and organizations. More information on Dickies Arena can be found online at www.DickiesArena.com.