Nov. 24, 2010
HOUSTON - As University of Houston basketball fans hit the mall and other stores this weekend looking for holiday gifts, they can celebrate Red Friday by purchasing discounted tickets to Cougar men's and women's games and discounted Nike merchandise from the UH Fan Shop.
The Athletics Ticket Office is offering discounted tickets for the remaining men's and women's basketball home games for a limited time as part of its Red Friday promotion. Ticket quantities are limited, so fans are encouraged to purchase early.
Fans also can receive a 25 percent discount off selected Nike merchandise at the UH Fan Shop, beginning on-line Friday.
Home tickets for both the men's and women's basketball games will be discounted at or more than 50 percent for all remaining home games for both teams, but fans must order by 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 30, to receive the special rate.
Men's reserved tickets - regularly priced at $15 and $20 - can be purchased for only $8. Women's general admission tickets, which regularly sell for $8, will be available for only $4.
The Red Friday promotion begins at 5 p.m., Wednesday, and runs to 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, and will only be available on-line at UHCougars.com during the Thanksgiving weekend. Fans can sign up for discounted tickets by clicking the Tickets link at UHCougars.com and following the appropriate links.
These offers will be available over the phone or in-person Monday and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Houston Athletics Ticket Office.
Fans also can choose several men's basketball ticket packages at the discounted rates through Tuesday.
Package Cost Includes Men's Conference USA Package $64 8 C-USA home games Men's Weekend Package $48 6 Saturday/Sunday home games
CONFERENCE USA CHAMPIONSHIP ALL-SESSION PASSES
In addition to the Cougars' regular-season home games, fans can start making their postseason plans for the 2011 Conference USA Championship. This year's postseason event will be held March 9-12 at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas
Regularly priced at $170, fans can purchase the men's All-Session passes for only $125.
Like the regular-season tickets, this promotion will end at 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, so fans are encouraged to purchase their All-Session passes soon.
UH FAN SHOP
While plenty of people hit the market as part of Black Friday in just a few days, fans can do some discounted shopping at the UH Fan Shop on-line this weekend.
As part of its Black Friday promotion, fans can receive up to 25 percent off selected Nike merchandise. This sale will be available on-line at UHFanShop.com starting Friday and will be available in the UH Fan Shop, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning Nov. 26 and ending Dec. 5.