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Student Basketball Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow

Fans of hoops in Happy Valley rejoice! Student tickets for both the men and women’s basketball 2009-2010 seasons go on sale at the HUB-Robeson Center at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 8th. Check out what Penn State Live says.

Students can purchase Nittany Lion Basketball season tickets for $59, Lady Lion season tickets for $25 or both sets for just $75. Cash or LionCash is preferred. Checks and credit cards will also be accepted. Students who buy the combination season ticket will be entered to win a free 2010 student football season ticket.

You get the feeling that even with the Men’s NIT Championship title, they’re still worried about selling tickets. In addition to the lure of a chance to win the football ticket (really? Just one?), a free t-shirt that comes with package as well as incentives of “discounts at local retailers” and “pre-sale opportunites for roadtrips.” AND they’re giving out cotton candy at the sale tomorrow. If this rate continues, I can’t wait until 2015’s season ticket package comes with a semester’s tuition and a chance to play with 99 puppies in a moon bounce pumped with the smell of warm chocolate chip cookies.

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Mark McColey is a Senior majoring in Advertising and Labor-Employment relations. Among his loves are Penn State Football, The Steelers, The Penguins, The Simpsons, Tina Fey, and Arrested Development.


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