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RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will be offering fans the opportunity to take photos with the 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Trophy on Monday from 6-to-7 p.m. during the leadup to the UTRGV men’s basketball game against Texas A&M International at the UTRGV Fieldhouse.
The trophy will also be available for photos on Thursday from 12-to-1 p.m. at the Brownsville Student Union and on Monday from 12-to-1 p.m. at the Edinburg Student Union.
The 2020 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship trophy is being sent to multiple institutions across the nation to emphasize the regular season as part of the road to the Final Four.
Monday’s game is also Diabetes Awareness Night. UTRGV is partnering with the Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association to raise awareness about diabetes in the RGV by offering resources and information to fans while promoting a healthy lifestyle.
The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive free t-shirts that promote being united in the fight against diabetes.
Fans donating five non-perishable food items to help stock the UTRGV Student Food Pantry will receive a complimentary ticket.
Current UTRGV students get free general admission with a valid UTRGV student ID. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at UTRGVTickets.com. Fans purchasing their tickets online prior to game day can save up to $2 per ticket.