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Athletics honors veterans with free tickets to season opener

Lamar University Athletics officials have announced the opening night basketball doubleheader will honor all U.S. veterans. On “Veterans Appreciation Day” all veterans will receive free admission to the games and no veteran’s identification is required.

The November 11 doubleheader will tip-off at 5 p.m. as the Lamar women take on Our Lady of the Lake University. That game will be immediately followed by the Lamar men taking on Arkansas State scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. tip-off.

For more information about Veterans Appreciation Day contact Michael Wilkinson at 409-880-7677 or for general ticket information, call 409-880-1715 or visit