Triva question: The Longhorns will not only be making their fifth NCAA Tournament appearance this weekend, but will also be hosting the first and second rounds of the tournament for the second consecutive year. In their six NCAA Tournament matches to date, how many have been played in the state of Texas?
Match #21: Texas (11-8-1) vs UTEP (19-3-1)
When: Nov. 11, 2005, at 6:45 p.m. Central
Where: Austin, Texas (Myers Stadium)
Series: First Meeting
Note: UTEP is making its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance and is only the second first-time opponent that the Longhorns will face this season.
Petrucelli vs. UTEP: First Meeting
Answer: Four of the Horns' six NCAA Tournament matches have been played in the Lone Star State as their first and second round games in 2004 were contested in Austin and their first two appearances in 2001 and 2002 saw them take on SMU in College Station.