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Houston Men's Basketball to Host Tipoff Dinner on Nov. 5

Sept. 22, 2014

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HOUSTON - University of Houston Men's Basketball fans are invited to the team's 2014 Tipoff Dinner, scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5 on the floor inside Hofheinz Pavilion.

Houston legends and Basketball Hall of Famers Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler will attend this premier event, while Head Coach Kelvin Sampson will introduce the 2014-15 Cougars and offer his insights as he moves into his first season with the program.

Check-in and cocktail hour begins at 5:30 p.m., Nov. 5, with the program starting at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are available now for $250 per seat and 10-person tables starting at $2,500 in the Cougars' only preseason event of the year. Proceeds will be used to benefit the Houston Men's Basketball program.

Fans looking to buy tables or single tickets should call the Houston Men's Basketball Office at 713-743-9742 or email UHMensbasketball@uh.edu with their completed reservation forms. Fans can see the reservation forms by visiting UHCougars.com/2014tipoff or by clicking here.

Fans can bid to sit at tables with Drexler, Olajuwon and Sampson beginning Sept. 29 during an online auction. The auction begins at noon (CDT), Sept. 29 and concludes at 5 p.m. (CDT), Oct. 20. Fans should stay tuned to UHCougars.com and Houston Men's Basketball's social media sites for the latest links and auction news.

Pre-payment and RSVP must be received by Wednesday, Oct. 29, to guarantee reservations.


THE SCHEDULE
The Cougars open the 2014-15 campaign with a Nov. 8 exhibition against North Alabama inside Hofheinz Pavilion. After traveling to play at Murray State in the regular-season opener on Nov. 14, the Cougars compete in front of the hometown fans with a Nov. 22 showdown against Murray State.

Eight teams on Houston's schedule - UConn (32), Cincinnati (27), Harvard (27), SMU (27), Memphis (24), Murray State (23), Boise State (21) and Tulsa (21) - won at least 20 games a year ago with five of those - UConn, Harvard, Memphis, Cincinnati and Tulsa - competing in the NCAA Tournament.

UConn captured the national championship, while Harvard and Memphis advanced to the NCAA Tournament Third Round. SMU also advanced deep in the postseason before bowing out in the NIT Championship game.

All 18 American Athletic Conference games will be shown live on the ESPN and CBS Sports network of families. The Cougars can also be seen on FOX Sports 1 during the final day of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic on Dec. 23.


BUY SEASON TICKETS
Season ticket packages start for as low as $99 for 17 regular-season home games inside Hofheinz Pavilion. The Memorial Hermann Family Plan, which includes two adult and two kids' season tickets, can be purchased for only $399 for the entire 17-game home schedule.

Fans can purchase season tickets online by visiting UHCougars.com and following the appropriate links or by visiting uhcougars.com/mbbtickets. To view a map of Hofheinz Pavilion with season ticket pricing, fans can click here.

To purchase tickets in person, fans can visit the Athletics Ticket Stadium Office located on the northeast corner of TDECU Stadium, just outside of Gate 1 off Cullen Boulevard. Parking is available in the TDECU Stadium parking garage with the first 30 minutes free of charge. Regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m., to 5:30 p.m.

All UH main campus students are admitted FREE to regular-season Men's Basketball home games with a valid student ID.

Under Sampson's leadership, the Cougars will play host in showdowns against defending NCAA national champion UConn, defending American Athletic Conference champion Cincinnati, SMU, Memphis, Rice and more.

Eight teams on Houston's schedule - UConn (32), Cincinnati (27), Harvard (27), SMU (27), Memphis (24), Murray State (23), Boise State (21) and Tulsa (21) - won at least 20 games a year ago with five of those - UConn, Harvard, Memphis, Cincinnati and Tulsa - competing in the NCAA Tournament.


STAY CONNECTED
Fans can receive the latest news and notes by following @UHCougarMBK on Twitter. Fans also can discuss the latest Houston Men's Basketball news and notes on the team's Facebook page by clicking LIKE at HoustonCougarMensHoops.
 

 

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