Harlem Globetrotters to Play at UT Martin Jan 25

MARTIN, Tenn. – The Harlem Globetrotters will bring their 2019 Fan Powered World Tour to the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center at the University of Tennessee at Martin at 7 p.m., Jan 25, 2019. Tickets are on sale now at harlemglobetrotters.com and from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., weekdays, at the UT Martin Student Recreation Center.

Chair-back seats are $35 plus fees, and bleacher seats are $25 plus fees. The Globetrotters will also offer a pre-show Magic Pass for an additional $15, which will allow pass-holders to meet the stars of the team, learn tricks, shoot hoops and take pictures on the court prior to the game. Military discounts are available on day-of tickets with a valid military ID. A military chair-back seat is $29 plus fees, and a military bleacher seat is $19 plus fees.

According to a Globetrotters press release, the game will include more than 20 opportunities for fans to interact with team members before, during and after the event.

The Flying Globies, the Globetrotters’ acrobatic trampoline dunk team, are included in the 2019 tour and will perform during breaks in the game. An interactive mobile app is new to the Globetrotters experience this year and includes an augmented reality basketball toss game and exclusive image filters for social media.

In addition to 93 years of success in the entertainment business, the Globetrotters also hold 21 standing Guinness World Records. The most recent five records were set Nov. 8 in celebration of Guinness World Records Day and include a somersault basketball shot made by Bull Bullard from 58 feet, 1.25 inches away from the hoop; most basketball under-the-leg tumbles in one minute (female) by Torch George (32); most blindfolded basketball slam dunks in one minute by Zeus McClurkin (five); most behind-the-back three-pointers in one minute, also by Zeus McClurkin (three); and most under-the-leg slam dunks by a team using a trampoline in one minute by the Flying Globies (28).

For more information on the Harlem Globetrotters, visit harlemglobetrotters.com. For information on their appearance at UT Martin, contact Chris Stachewicz, UT Martin Office of Campus Recreation, at 731-881-7746 or email cstachew@utm.edu.

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