The Southwest Texas Mustangs, City of Bedford and the United Basketball League Announce The New UBL Team is Coming to Bedford, Texas
BEDFORD, TEXAS – November 1, 2012 - The Southwest Texas Mustangs (www.swtxmustangs.us
) will own and operate their new United Basketball League team in Bedford, Texas. The announcement was made today by UBL Commissioner Ozzie Denson and Owner Mike Meister.
“Having the ability to own and operate an United Basketball League team in Bedford, Texas once again illustrates our ownership's outstanding commitment to creating a culture of success,” said Mustangs Owner Mike Meister. “Player development is at the core of our process and being able to operate our own team so close to home will place us in the most strategic position to take an active part in the player development process.”
Entering its 6th season, the United Basketball League is a semi-pro basketball league based in Mesquite, Texas. The Southwest Texas Mustangs becomes the 10th team in the league and will begin play in the upcoming 2012-13 season at the Bedford’s Boys Ranch Activity Center in Bedford, Texas.
“We’re very excited to welcome the Southwest Texas Mustangs to a rapidly-expanding group of UBL teams realizing the advantages of playing in one of the top semi-pro basketball leagues in the country,” said UBL Commissioner Ozzie Denson. “The combination of supportive city leadership and an outstanding organization in the Mustangs leads us to believe the future of the team in Bedford, Texas is very bright.”
The Mustangs are inviting fans to follow the new Bedford, Texas team, @swtxmustangs, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/swtxmustangs
and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/swtxmustangs
. The team is also hiring immediately for gameday staffing and marketing positions and applicants can apply on-line at www.swtxmustangs.us/pages/careers.aspx
. Additional announcements regarding the team’s basketball staff will be made in the near future.
Single-game tickets will go on sale closer to the start of the season on a date to be announced. For more ticket information, fans can visit www.swtxmustangs.us
for more information.
The Southwest Texas Mustangs will also be holding open player tryouts on January 26, 2013 in Bedford, Texas. For more information towards open players tryouts, please log to: www.mustangstryouts.eventbrite.com