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The University of New Mexico men’s and women’s basketball teams will host their first public event of the 2011-12 preseason Friday night at The Pit.
The UNM teams will take part in the annual Lobo Howl. The Lobo Howl starts at 7 p.m. at The Pit in Albuquerque.
The event is free. to the public
Gates open at 6 p.m. at The Pit. Seating is general admission.
At 7 p.m., the Lobo women will be introduced by new head coach Yvonne Sanchez and the team will hold an intrasquad scrimmage. The women’s team will also host a shooting contest and other events.
The Lobo men will be introduced at 8 p.m. by coach Steve Alford and will have an intrasquad scrimmage and a slam dunk exhibition.
Fans will also have a chance to get autographs at the event.