NIT Tickets Now On Sale

MANHATTAN, Kan. Tickets for K-State’s first-round appearance in the 2009 National Invitation Tournament are now on sale through the K-State ticket office, with reserved and general admission seating available.

Kansas State (21-11, 9-7 Big 12) was selected as a No. 4 seed and will play host to the No. 5 seed Illinois State (24-9, 11-7 Missouri Valley) on Wednesday, March 18 at Bramlage Coliseum beginning at 7 p.m. The game will not be televised. Due to NIT television rights agreements, live video streaming of the game will not be available on Powercat Passport. Free live audio streaming will be available through Yahoo Internet Radio.


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Due to the short turnaround time for ticket sales, K-State athletics officials announced the following ticket seating and sales plan:

  • Reserved chairback seating, (Sections 3 through 9) is priced at $20.
  • Reserved bench seating (Sections 1-2, 10-18, 26-27) is priced at $15.
  • Adult general admission seating (Sections 19-25) is priced at $12.
  • K-State students and children ages 18 and under may purchase GA tickets for $5.
  • Donors to the Ahearn Scholarship Fund and season men’s basketball season ticket holders who placed post-season ticket orders by the March 9 deadline received priority for reserved seating. All remaining available seating is now open to the general public.


Fans are encouraged to order tickets online at www.k-statesports.com. Utilizing this method, fans may use the Print at Home option to access their tickets immediately and avoid the possibility of waiting in lines to pick up their tickets prior to the game.

Tickets may also be purchased in person at the K-State Athletic Ticket Office in Bramlage Coliseum or by calling 800-221-CATS.