JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 9, 2018) – With basketball season less than a month away, the ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Tuesday its slate of preseason hype events and important dates involving the men’s and women’s basketball teams.
The schedule includes the following events, with dates, times and locations found below:
Men’s Basketball Promos
Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. – Meet Your Seats inside Freedom Hall will be an event that is open to the public. Current season ticket holders will have a chance to view their seats, while other fans will have the opportunity to purchase season tickets for the upcoming campaign. Fans purchasing tickets that night will be entered into a drawing for a Steve Forbes autographed basketball. ETSU Athletic staff members will be on site to answer questions at the event and assist with ticket purchases.
Wednesday, Oct. 17 – Single Game Tickets will become available to the public, while season ticket sales will continue until the home opener on Nov. 8 against Hiwassee College.
Tuesday, Oct. 30 beginning at 6 p.m. – Holding Court 6.0 Pasta and Practice with Mark Adams will feature an exciting evening of men’s hoops inside the ETSU Athletic Center (Dome). Not only will fans be able to watch the team practice while they enjoy dinner, but special auction items will also be available and basketball analyst/scheduling expert Mark Adams will be on hand to talk about building a mid-major program into a national contender, the state of scheduling in the college game, and take questions from fans. Tickets are $50 each.
Women’s Basketball Promos
Thursday, Oct. 25 beginning at 6 p.m. – Brooks Gym Open House will be a special donor event scheduled to support women’s basketball. Featuring food, auction items, and an opportunity to interact with the team’s coaching staff, the event will also give fans a chance to experience firsthand the improvements to Brooks Gym, which include the team’s newly-renovated locker room, improved reserved seating areas, upgraded audio, paint and graphics.
Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Women’s Basketball Open Practice and Meet Your Seats will offer fans a chance to watch the team practice inside Brooks Gym, while also allowing season ticket holders a chance to see their seats. The event is open to the public and season tickets will be on sale. Fans purchasing their tickets that day will be entered into a drawing for an autographed basketball from head coach Brittney Ezell.
Wednesday, Nov. 7 – Single Game Tickets will become available to the public, while season ticket sales will continue until the home opener on Monday, Nov. 19 versus Troy.
For more on both men's and women's basketball throughout the 2018-19 season, visit ETSUBucs.com.