HOUSTON - Tickets and tables will be available through Friday for the University of Houston Men's Basketball program's Tipoff Dinner, scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5 on Guy V. Lewis Court inside Hofheinz Pavilion.
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 download the reservation form by visiting UHCougars.com/2014tipoff or by clicking here.
Houston legend and Basketball Hall of Famer 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.
Pre-payment and RSVP must be received by Friday Oct. 31, to guarantee reservations.
The Cougars open the 2014-15 campaign with a Nov. 8 exhibition against North Alabama inside Hofheinz Pavilion. That game will be part of a fun doubleheader with the Houston Football programs, which plays host to American Athletic Conference rival Tulane at 2:30 p.m., Nov. 8.
Tickets to the Men's Basketball exhibition game are FREE and all fans are invited, but fans must register here to receive the free tickets.
Season ticket holders do NOT need to register for free tickets for the Nov. 8 exhibition game. An email will be sent to each season-ticket account holder with print-at-home tickets.
For the exhibition game, seating will be general admission in the bowl with the Cullen Boulevard and Holman Street entrances open for all fans.
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.
Season ticket packages start for as low as $99 in the Reserved 3 section 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 in the Reserved 2 section for the entire regular-season home schedule.
Fans can purchase season tickets online by visiting uhcougars.com/mbbtickets and following the appropriate links or by clicking here. To view a map of Hofheinz Pavilion with season ticket pricing, fans can click here.
Fans can call 713-GO-COOGS (462-6647) or visit the Athletics Ticket Office from 10 a.m., to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To purchase tickets in person, fans can visit the Athletics Ticket 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.
All UH main campus students are admitted FREE to regular-season Men's Basketball home games with a valid student ID.
Fans also have a choice of a pair of mini plans when choosing their ticket options. With the Conference Pack, fans can purchase tickets to each of the Cougars' nine American Athletic Conference home games inside Hofheinz Pavilion, starting at only $8 per game in the Reserved 3 section.
Fans can choose the 3-Point Pack and pick any three of the Cougars' 17 regular-season home games with prices starting as low as $9 per game in the Reserved 3 section.
Tickets for groups of 10 or more can be purchased for as low as $9 per ticket in Reserved 3 (Section 101-102, 115-116, 126-128) for 17 regular-season home games inside Hofheinz Pavilion. Groups of 10 or more can buy tickets for only $14 per ticket in the Reserved 2 (Sections 103-104, 109-111, 117-119 and 124-125), while Reserved 3 seats (Section 105-108, 120-123) are available at $19 per ticket.
The ticket cost per person falls even more for groups of 25 or more. Group administrators are encouraged to call or visit the Athletics Ticket Office soon to secure their seats.
For a map of Hofheinz Pavilion group seating sections and prices, fans can click here. Fans can purchase group tickets online by visiting UHCougars.com and following the appropriate links or by clicking here, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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