Men’s Basketball to Host Youth Nights

Dec. 9, 2015

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HOUSTON – The University of Houston Men’s Basketball program will host a pair of Youth Nights for students in grades K-6th inside Hofheinz Pavilion, beginning with the Cougars’ Dec. 19 showdown against Eastern Illinois during the Global Basketball Classic Second Round.

Youth basketball players in grades K-6th who wear their team jerseys to the Cougars’ Dec. 19 game against Eastern Illinois and/or Jan. 23 game against American Athletic Conference rival USF will be admitted FREE.

Anyone accompanying a youth player in a jersey can purchase tickets on the day of the game for only $5.

Following the game, youth basketball teams are invited to take team photos on Guy V. Lewis Court and will receive the Cougars' official 2015-16 team poster.

For more information, youth basketball team administrators should email Director of Program Development Lauren Sampson at lsampson@central.uh.edu.

For a listing of gameday promotions for all remaining Houston Men’s Basketball games, fans can click here.

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The Cougars look to rebound from their first loss of the season when they take on Southeastern Conference member LSU at 4:30 p.m., Sunday, inside Hofheinz Pavilion in a game presented by Maintenance Supply Headquarters.

Fans should note that the starting time for Sunday’s game recently was moved up from earlier published schedules. In addition, the game will be shown on ESPN2 and not ESPNU as previous released.

The first 2,000 fans at Sunday’s game against the Tigers will receive a FREE t-shirt, courtesy of Maintenance Supply Headquarters.

Fans can hear Sunday’s Men's Basketball game live on KPRC 950 AM with Matt Thomas calling the action and Hall of Famer Elvin Hayes providing analysis. The pregame show begins at 4:15 p.m. Sunday.

Fans can hear the radio broadcast online by visiting UHCougars.com and following the appropriate links to Houston All-Access or by clicking here. A Houston All-Access subscription is required to listen to the game online.

Fans can watch the game live on ESPN2 with Ted Emrich calling the play-by-play action and Houston great Reid Gettys providing analysis.

Fans have a variety of ticket options to accommodate any budget. Season tickets, group tickets, single-game tickets and 3-Point Packs are on sale now. To purchase tickets or for complete information, fans can visit uhcougars.com/tickets and follow the appropriate links or click here.

Fans also 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.

Single-game tickets for Houston Men’s Basketball’s 2015-16 season begin at only $5 per game. Fans can purchase General Admission single-game tickets for only $5, while Reserved 2 seating is available for only $10 per game. Fans may buy Reserved 1 single-game tickets for $15 per ticket.

Fans can purchase single-game tickets by clicking here.

Fans should note that single-game tickets for the Cougars’ Dec. 13 showdown against LSU inside Hofheinz Pavilion will not be available.

Instead, fans can purchase tickets for the LSU game as part of a 3-Point Pack, which includes a ticket to the LSU game and tickets to two other Houston home games inside Hofheinz Pavilion. Reserved 1 seating for the 3-Point Pack can be purchased for $40 with Reserved seating available for only $30.

Fans can purchase the 3-Point Pack by clicking here.

Tickets for groups of 10-24 or more can be purchased for as low as $12 per ticket in Reserved 2 for 18 regular-season home games inside Hofheinz Pavilion. Groups of more than 25 people can buy Reserved 2 tickets for only $10 per ticket

Groups of 10-24 can buy tickets for only $10 per ticket in Reserved 2 with prices plummeting to only $6 per ticket for groups of 25 or more.

Administrators can find more information about group tickets seating and pricing by clicking here.

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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