West Texas A&M Athletics is proud to announce a matching gift challenge for the Maurice Cheeks Degree Completion Scholarship.

A group of anonymous donors will match every gift received with a maximum of $50,000.

The scholarship honors Cheeks who played for the Buffs from 1974 to 1978. He then had a career in the NBA as a player and a coach. 

Cheeks was also a four-time-All-Star and made three appearances in the NBA Finals. 

To make a donation to the scholarship go to gobuffsgo.com. 

The challenge will end on November 24.