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Big weekend ahead for students, fans of the Patriots

TYLER, January 16, 2014-- The UT Tyler Athletics Department has some exciting events to go along with exciting Patriots Basketball action this week at the Herrington Patriot Center.  Thursday night will be Texas Country Night and Saturday is Alumni Day.

On Thursday, the Patriots men's and women's teams will host Mississippi College at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., followed by a free concert by local Texas Country-band The Bigsbys. The concert will be free to all students and fans, and will take place in the HPC immediately following the men's game.

Also on Thursday, the 2013 UT Tyler baseball team will be honored for leading the nation in fielding percentage, and pitcher Derek Miller will be honored for being the nation's leader in saves.

On Saturday, ALL UT Tyler Alumni will receive freeadmission to the games against Louisiana College at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m., as well as a free UT Tyler Alumni T-Shirt.

Also, Tiny Tots will be performing at both games, which is always a memorable event.

Both the UT Tyler men's and women's teams are in the hunt for the conference-postseason, with the women currently in first-place while the men are in sixth.

To keep up with all the events, please follow the Patriots on Twitter:  @uttylerpatriots.

 

Article by Jeff Williford

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