Tickets for Puerto Rico Tip-Off On Sale

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Tickets for the 2009 O'Reilly Auto Parts Puerto Rico Tip-Off, set for Nov. 19-22 in San Juan, are now available to the general public in the K-State Athletics Ticket Office. 

Tickets are priced at $99 for an all-session ticket and $50 for a booster pack, which consists of one session per day.  Prices do not include service charges and sales tax applicable to Puerto Rico.  Fans can purchase these tickets a variety of ways, including most conveniently online at www.k-statesports.com.  Tickets may also be purchased in person at the K-State Athletic Ticket Office in Bramlage Coliseum or by calling toll-free, (800) 221.CATS.

K-State will tip off play in the tournament on Thursday, Nov. 19 with a match-up against Boston University at 6:30 p.m. CT at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico in the cosmopolitan Hato Rey district of San Juan.  The winner of the contest will play the victor of the Indiana-Ole Miss game on Friday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. CT.  The losers of Game 3 and 4 will play at 5 p.m. CT on Friday.

Other first round match-ups on Thursday include Dayton and Georgia Tech at 10:30 a.m. CT and George Mason and Villanova at 1 p.m. CT.  The game between Indiana and Ole Miss tips at 4 p.m. CT. 

The two teams that remain undefeated will face off in the championship game at 7 p.m. CT on Sunday, Nov. 22.  There will also be three consolation games beginning at 9:30 a.m. CT.

Additional information, including travel packages, can be found on the O'Reilly Auto Parts Puerto Rico Tip-Off website at www.PuertoRicoTipoff.com.

K-State returns four starters and eight lettermen from a squad that produced a 22-12 overall record and finished in a tie for fourth place in the Big 12 in 2008-09.  The Wildcats advanced to the second round of the NIT, where they lost to top-seeded San Diego State.  In addition, the team will welcome a five-man recruiting class that has been judged to be amongst the top 20 in the nation by several outlets.

Season tickets for Kansas State's entire 17-game home schedule are currently on sale.  There are a variety of season ticket options as well as payment plans.  For more information, please contact the K-State Athletic Ticket Office at (800) 221.CATS or online at www.kstatesports.com.