Oct. 22, 2013
HOUSTON - University of Houston Men's Basketball fans can purchase season tickets for the 2013-14 campaign, and now they can check out their seat locations and views online.
Representatives from the Houston Athletics Ticket Office have taken photos from various viewpoints throughout Hofheinz Pavilion. By visiting UHCougars.com, clicking the Tickets link and following the appropriate links or by clicking here, fans can see which seats are available in specific sections and even check out the view of the court from that section.
General Admission season tickets start for as low as $195, while Reserved season tickets start at only $280. Families can purchase the Memorial Hermann Family Fun Plan of two adult and two youth General Admission tickets for only $399.
Fans also can purchase season tickets by visiting or calling the Athletics Ticket Office at 713-Go-COOGS (462-6647) or 877-COUGAR-5 (268-4275).
Fans should remember that purchasing Men's Basketball season tickets will help their standing in the Cougar Pride Priority Point System, which determines seating priority in the new Houston Football Stadium when it opens in August 2014.
Fans receive two Priority Points per sport per account when purchasing Men's Basketball season tickets, and every Priority Point improves each fan's ranking in the System.
Competing in the new American Athletic Conference for the first time, the Cougars will play 17 home games inside historic Hofheinz Pavilion this season, including games against perennial powers UConn, Cincinnati, Temple, Memphis and defending national champion Louisville.
Houston faces each member of the 10-team conference in home-and-away contests, beginning 8 p.m., Dec. 31 against UConn inside Hofheinz Pavilion. Each of the Cougars' 18 American Athletic Conference regular-season games will be televised nationally on the ESPN family of networks or CBS Sports Network.
The season opens at 7 p.m., Nov. 5 with an exhibition contest against St. Thomas. The regular season tips off at 8 p.m., Nov. 8 against Texas State with both games inside Hofheinz Pavilion.
LONE STAR SHOWCASE DOUBLEHEADER TICKETS INCLUDED
In addition to the 17 regular-season home games inside Hofheinz Pavilion, the Cougars' season-ticket package also includes both games of the Lone Star Showcase inside Toyota Center.
Houston meets crosstown rival Rice at 3:30 p.m., Dec. 21, in the first game with Texas A&M facing Oklahoma at 6 p.m., Dec. 21, in the nightcap. Purchasing Houston Men's Basketball season tickets provides admission to both games of this exciting twinbill.
HOW TO ORDER
To purchase season tickets, fans can call 713-Go-COOGS (462-6647) or 877-COUGAR-5 (268-4275) or visit the Athletics Ticket Office, located on the first floor of the Athletics/Alumni Center from 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or visit online at UHCougars.com and following the appropriate links.
To secure parking spaces and to support student-athlete scholarships through Cougar Pride for the upcoming season, fans should contact Cougar Pride at 713-743-GOUH or email email@example.com. Fans also can visit UHCougars.com and click the Cougar Pride tab for more information.
Fans are encouraged to purchase their season tickets early for the best seats in the house.
2013-14 SEASON TICKET PRICES
|Price Type||Reserved||General Admission|
|Faculty/Staff & H-Association||$250||$180|
|Memorial Hermann Family Fun Plan^||NA||$399|
For information on purchasing suites or floor seats, please contact Cougar Pride at 713-743-GOUH (4684) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
^ - Memorial Hermann Family Fun Plan includes 2 adult and 2 youth General Admission tickets. Additional youth tickets in the Memorial Hermann Family Fun Plan can be purchased for $99 each
& - Recent Graduate discount is for graduates within the last three years from the UH Main Campus. Any graduate from May 2011 - May 2013 is eligible
ABOUT THE COUGARS
Nine lettermen and three starters return for the Cougars in 2013-14 after posting a 20-win season and advancing to the College Basketball Invitational Quarterfinals a year ago.
Junior forward TaShawn Thomas posted 16.9 points and 9.8 rebounds per game to rank among the Conference USA's top-five leaders in both categories and was named to the league's First Team and All-Defensive squad.
After averaging 12.4 points and 4.9 rebounds per game during his inaugural collegiate season, forward Danuel House was an easy selection as the C-USA Freshman of the Year.