Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger (11) runs off the field holding the MVP trophy after beating Georgia 28-21 in the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game in New Orleans, LA.Tuesday, January 1, 2019. [RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Sugar Bowl champions to be honored during Texas-OU men’s basketball game

Fans can get their photos taken with the Sugar Bowl trophy at section 20

Posted January 16th, 2019

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Texas officials plan to honor the football team’s Sugar Bowl victory during a women’s and men’s basketball doubleheader Saturday at the Erwin Center.

The UT women’s team, ranked 11th, will host TCU at 1 p.m. Saturday. The men’s team faces 20th-ranked Oklahoma at 7 p.m.

Fans can get their photos taken with the Sugar Bowl trophy during both games on the concourse level at section 20. The Longhorns’ football team will be honored at halftime of the men’s game.

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Starting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Texas cheer and pom squads and mascot Hook ’Em will be available for photos and autographs on section 32 prior to the women’s game. Video arcade games will be available, and previous UT women’s players will be honored at halftime.

Men’s pre-game activities begin at 5:30 p.m. The first 1,500 fans will receive free shirts on the concourse level at section 44. Face painting will be available for kids along with photo opportunities with the Texas cheer and pom squads.

A limited number of tickets are available for both games at $30 until Thursday. For ticket information, contact the Texas box office at 512-471-3333 or visit texassports.com/tickets.

Contact Brian Davis at 512-445-3957. Email bdavis@statesman.com.

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