Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week: February 13 to 19, 2023

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Houston Roughnecks return to the gridiron with a season opener this week | Courtesy of Houston Roughnecks

Snag a seat to these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, February 13 to Sunday, February 19, 2023.

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Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week

  • 2023 Karbach Classic at Sterling Country Club & Houston National | Monday, February 13 – Benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, this sixth annual charity golf event kicks off with a pre-match concert by Jacob Asbill, followed by scramble play with longest drive and closest to pin contests, and local celebrity golfers. Lunch and dinner is provided; tickets start at $275. 11am to 6pm. 
  • 2023 Cactus Jack HBCU Classic at Minute Maid Park | Friday, February 17 to Sunday, February 19 – Debuting at Minute Maid, this weekend baseball tournament sees squads from six Historically Black Colleges and Universities in a nine-game slate over three days. Festivities also include a free college fair on Saturday, plus a HBCU celebration ($100), and a gospel breakfast on Sunday ($25). Tickets are $10 each day and offers admission to all three games that day; $27 for a three-day pass to all games. Games at 11am, 3pm and 7pm.
  • 21st Annual Rockets Run at Toyota Center | Saturday, February 18 – Join in a 5K run, 2 mile walk, or a Kids 1K (12 and under) and finish across center court inside Toyota Center. Each registration includes one Rockets home game ticket, a t-shirt and admission to the post race party across from Toyota Center. Registration starts at $45. 7am to 10:30am. 
  • Houston Roughnecks XFL Opening Day at TDECU Stadium | Saturday, February 18 – Kick-off the return of the XFL when Houston Roughnecks take on the Orlando Guardians. Coach Wade Phillips will lead the Roughnecks, who were one of the league’s best teams before the pandemic halted XFL play. $24 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Houston Cougars vs. Memphis Tigers at Fertitta Center | Sunday, February 19 – In one of the No. 2 Coogs’ final home games of the season before March Madness kicks off, they’ll face a difficult challenge in the Memphis Tigers. $15 and up, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online resale market. 2pm.

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