In 1891, James Naismith mounted two peach baskets on opposite walls of a gym, inventing the rudimentary version of what we know today as “shelving.” Take your basketball off this grand innovation with today’s GrouponLive deal: for $8, you get two tickets to see a University of Texas at Austin women’s basketball game at Frank Erwin Center (a $24 value). Seating will be in the Arena Reserved section. Buyers must redeem Groupons online at TexasBoxOffice.com before attending the game. Choose between the following games:
- Against Stanford on Friday, November 11, at 7 p.m.
- Against Michigan State on Saturday, December 10, at 2 p.m.<p>
Kicking off her fifth season as the Longhorns’ head coach, Gail Goestenkors hopes to lead her team to a fifth-straight NCAA appearance and improve on last season’s performance. Preseason All-Big 12 team member Chassidy Fussell returns for her sophomore season after leading the ‘Horns in scoring during her freshman year. Having racked up 49 points in her last two high-school postseason appearances, Big 12 Preseason Co-Freshman of the Year Cassie Peoples brings fresh talent to the team. Frank Erwin Center houses each bout on the court with spacious aplomb, proffering plenty of room for attendees to engage in team-encouraging waves and spontaneous victory dances.