Men's Basketball To Hold Annual Banquet April 11

The men's basketball banquet is set for April 11 at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Feb. 28, 2012

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Fans can celebrate the 2011-12 men’s basketball team at its annual postseason banquet set for Wednesday, April 11 from 6-9 p.m. at the new Hilton Garden Inn and Manhattan Conference Center.

Doors will open at 6 p.m., with a social from 6-7 p.m.  The social will give fans an opportunity to visit with players, coaches as well as Willie Wildcat.  This will be the last chance to get autographs from the entire team all at one place.  Fans will be able to purchase photos as well as other K-State related items.  The program will begin at 7 p.m. with a plated meal.

There are a number of pricing options for those wanting to attend the banquet.  Fans can purchase a nine-person table with a Wildcat player for $750.00.  There are only 16 available and are bought on a first-come, first-serve basis.  There is an option to purchase a table of 10 for $600, while individual tickets are $70 each.     

Fans wishing to purchase tickets to the event should contact Amanda Steffens in the men’s basketball office at (785) 532-6531 or via email at hoops@kstatesports.com

Kansas State (19-9, 8-8 Big 12) begins the final week of the regular season on Tuesday night, as the Wildcats travel to College Station, Texas, to play Texas A&M (13-15, 4-12 Big 12) at 6 p.m. on ESPN2. 

The Wildcats will host Oklahoma State (14-16, 7-10 Big 12) in the regular-season finale at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.  In addition to Senior Day, it will also be “K-State Proud” Day with fans being encouraged to wear white to support the efforts of the organization to raise money for student scholarships.  Tickets are still available in the K-State Athletics Ticket Office by calling (800) 221.CATS or online at www.kstatesports.com/tickets