Oct. 8, 2010
HOUSTON - University of Houston men's and women's basketball fans can catch an early glimpse of their favorite teams during the Cougars' football game against Mississippi State on Saturday.
The Cougar football team plays host to Southeastern Conference member Mississippi State at 7 p.m., Saturday on John O'Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium. As the football team looks to extend its school-record home winning streak to 18 consecutive games, fans also can get ready for the start of the 2010-11 men's and women's basketball seasons.
POSTERS AND POCKET SCHEDULES
Posters and pocket schedules for both basketball programs will be available at the concession and merchandise stands as well as Gate 1 and Gate 8 Gameday Centrals.
Representatives from the Athletics Ticket Office will be on hand at the Gate 1 and Gate 8 Gameday Centrals throughout the game to take orders for basketball season tickets for both teams.
Prior to Saturday's football game, members of the men's and women's basketball teams will help out in the Kids' Zone in Tailgate Village and will pass out Red Rage t-shirts to students as they enter Robertson Stadium.
Fans won't want to leave their seats during the game for two special moments. The men's basketball team will be honored during the Coke Championship Moment for their amazing run to the 2010 Conference USA Championship title.
In addition, fans will enjoy the unveiling of the new Houston Basketball commercial.
ON THE RADIO
Fans unable to attend Saturday's football game can hear men's head coach James Dickey and women's head coach Todd Buchanan during the radio broadcast. Dickey will speak with the Voice of the Cougars Tom Franklin between the first and second quarters, while Buchanan will be interviewed between the third and fourth quarters.
Fans can purchase men's basketball season tickets now. General admission season tickets sell for only $135, while reserved season tickets can be purchased for only $195.
Fans also can buy the Family Fun Plan for men's basketball. That plan includes two adult and two youth general admission season tickets, for only $299. Additional youth season tickets can be purchased for only $75 each in the Plan.
Women's basketball season tickets can be purchased starting at only $75. These general admission season tickets are part of a Flex Plan. Fans can use one ticket per game, invite 11 friends to come out to a single game or any combination in between.
Fans have several options when ordering basketball season tickets. They can visit the Athletics Ticket Office, located on the first floor of the Athletics/Alumni Center by the UH Fan Shop, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Fans also can call 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or click the Tickets link at UHCougars.com to buy season tickets today.