WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - ABA semi-professional basketball is coming to Wichita Falls after about a year of deliberation.
Owner of the Wichita Falls Wranglers, Malcom J Manning, says that he is looking for 12 players to fill out their roster for their inaugural season.
They will be hosting tryouts at the Wichita Falls YMCA located at 1010 9th St. this Saturday, September 7 at 9:00 a.m.
Players must be 18 years or older and the tryouts will cost $20 to participate.
Home games will be played at the MPEC’s Kay Yeager Coliseum, there will be 10 home games and 20 games in total.
This ABA league is the re-launch of the original ABA which merged with the NBA in 1976.
The Wranglers will play in the South Central Region, which I one of six regions in the league.
Tickets will be $10 a game, and season tickets for $100.
They will also be offering $20 floor seat VIP and $200 Floor Seat VIP season tickets.
How to purchase tickets is still to be announced, stick with News Channel 6 for updates.
They will be selling beer at these games.
Some of the teams the Wichita Falls Wranglers will tip off against include:
- Kyle Stallions
- Dallas Impact
- Missouri Capital
- St. Louis Spirit
- Austin Bats
- Twin City Jazz
- San Antonio Blaze